Ricinus communis seeds mature in Oct.
【Common name】Castor-oil Plant
【Latin name】Ricinus communis
【Annual/Perennial】Stout annual herb
【Climate zone】In the tropics, to warm tropical belt
【Harvest time, size, shape】when mature, seeds oblong, slightly flattened, smooth with stripes, light brown or grey
【Habitat】Growing in thin forests near village at altitude 20-500m or in alluvium along rivers.
【Blooming period】May to August,
【Fruiting period】July to October
【Seeding time】in spring
Ricinus communis seeds
- 【Moisture, soil, temperature】prefers moderate climate, fertile sandy loam avoid swamp
【Medicinal parts】mature seeds. Chinese name: Bimazi.
【Harvest & Processing】Picked mature fruits in autumn, sundried, removed shuck and collected seeds.
【Main components】Seeds and Kernel contains fatty oil and 3 kinds of ricin.
【Pharmacological effect】Purgative and anti-tumors, anti-HIV and immunity-inhibitive.
【Property】Sweet pungent, neutral, toxic. Detumescence and drawing out poison, promoting purgation and freeing stagnation.
【Cautions】It is contraindicated to pregnant women and people with loose stool.
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