Африканский Кофейное дерево, Arandi, Би Ма Цзы, Bofareira, Castorbean, клещевины, клещевины завод, касторовое масло, касторовое масло завод, касторовое, Erand, Eranda, Гандхарва Hasta, Graine де рицин, Huile де рицин, Huile де Рицин Vegetale , Мексика сорняков, Пальма-Кристи, рицин, рицин по связи, рицин Sanguin, рицин, Ricino, Ricinus соттишз, Ricinus Сангинес, Tangantangan Нефть завод, чудо-дерево, Christuspalme, Rizinus, Wunderbaum, Палмцрист, Кастор, Скочац, Erigoch, Bheranda, Kyetsu, Diveligo, Haralu, Erandi
The plant is coarse, erect, blanched and woody. It is a bush that grows up to four meters high. It commonly grows in India and other tropical countries. The fruit is a spiny capsule and can be split in three seeded parts when dry. The seeds are crushed by the pressure technique so that the oil is extracted. The seeds are smooth and glossy and have brown or gray patches.
Alkaloids, Essential Oil, Bitter Substances, Fatty Oil, Glycerides, Pyridine Alkaloid, Ricin, Ricinoleic, Toxalbumin, Tririzinolein
Leaves, seeds, oil
Induction Of Labor
Prevents Dry Wax In Ears
The bark can be used as a dressing for sores and ulcers. The leaves can also be pounded. The oil is applied to inflamed eyes and has a wide array of medicinal uses from being an antifungal agent, to chemotherapy, and topical treatment for skin ulcers.
Castor oil is used to treat constipation and can cleanse the intestines and relieve irregular bowel movement. It is a stimulant laxative and has varied use in food and also as an ingredient in preservatives.
The seeds are said to be poisonous, no part of the plant except the oil should be taken for internal use.
Wikipedia, Castor Oil: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castor_oil#Food_and_preservative-
National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20822013
Castor Oil Plant