This treatment is designed to improve the functions of your liver and to support this organ as it does its primary job of cleaning toxins from your body. These castor oil packs are also great placed over your abdomen to improve digestion or to help with menstrual pain and difficulties. This photo indicates where to put the castor oil pack.

Materials neededCastor Oil Pack


  • Fold or cut the flannel into 3-4 layers
  • Cut a piece of saran wrap slightly larger than the flannel
  • Place the plastic wrap on a hard surface with the folded flannel on top
  • Saturate the flannel with the castor oil until it is wet but not dripping
  • Place the flannel on the skin with the plastic wrap on top
  • Place a thin towel on top of that
  • Place the heating pad or hot water bottle on top of this and leave in place for about 1 hour (do not fall asleep!)
  • Relax, read a book, or focus on your breath
  • When you are finished, clean the area with soap or baking soda and water and store the pack in a glass container or other container
  • You can reuse the pack several times