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Castor oil for babies

Hi, My daughter is 1 month old. Her grandmother is applying castor oil on her head on alternate days. I just wanted to know whether castor oil is good for such newborn babies in this winter season or does it affects the baby in any way.
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It can be applied, no problem. Only thing is it requires too much of effort to wash off the oil.... In that context it's better to apply any other oil..
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