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Castor Oil or Coconut Oil

Other Names: Castor Oil, Castor, Castor Bean, Mexico Seed, Oil Plants, Castor Oil Bush, Ricinus Communis
Traditional Usages: Children's Laxative and Tonic, Strong Laxative, Abdominal Pain, Rheumatism, Asthma, Impotence, Constipation, Arthritis, Allergies-Hayfever, Mouth Ulcers, Application to Warts, Corns, Bunions, Skin Disorders, Psoriasis, Eczema, Nail Infections, Bedsores, Pigmented Mole, Ringworm, Itch, Ear-Infection in Children, Leg Ulcers, Gangrene                                                                                       
Resources: Africa, Asia, India, Brazil
Parts Used: Seed Oil, Seeds
Herbal Research: Castor Oil
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding


Castor Oil or Coconut Oil - Home remedy for Ringworm: Rub castor oil or coconut oil on affected area.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications



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