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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Ricinus communis?
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Here is some basic information about Ricinus communis and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Ricinus communis.

 

Ricinus communis basic info
Scientific Name: Ricinus communis L..
Family: Euphorbiaceae.
Genus: Ricinus.
Common names in English: castor-bean, castor-bean-plant, castor-oil-plant, palma-christi.
For common names of Ricinus communis in different languages - See link
Description: Ricinus communis, the castor oil plant, is a species of flowering plant, indigenous to the southeastern Mediterranean Basin, Eastern Africa, and India, but is widespread throughout tropical regions (and widely grown elsewhere as an ornamental plant). Castor oil has many uses in medicine and other applications. - for more info about Ricinus communis See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Ricinus communis
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