Castor Bean ( Tukhm-e-Arandi )
₨ 94 – ₨ 744
Castor Bean/Tukhm-e-Arandi (تخم ارنڈی) also known as Ricinus Communis, is native to Eastern Africa, southeastern Mediterranean Basin and India. But it grows well in all tropical regions. This plant has been under cultivation for more than 6000 years and it was widely used for cosmetics and oil lamps in ancient Egypt.
Castor is a tall branched shrub which reaches a height of up to 4 m. The stem is hollow, erect and grayish green in colour when tender, and as it ages, the stem changes to brownish red colour. The leaves are seen in spirals with coarse toothed segments. The flowers are seen in terminal inflorescences which are green and sometimes red in colour.
Ingredient Name :
Ricinus communis Linn.
Arabic Name : Khirwa, Taartaqa, Kiki, Jaar
Bengali Name : Bherenda
Chinese Name : Bi ma zi, Ma hong liang
English Name : Castor-oil Plant, Castor Bean
French Name : Ricin
b Rizinus, Christuspalme, Hundsbaum, Läusebaum, Römische Bohne, Wunderbaum
Gujarati Name : Erandio, Erando, Dibeli
Hindi Name : Arand, Arandi, Rendi, Andi
Kannada Name : Harlu, Manda, Oudala Gida
Kashmiri Name : Aran, Banangir
Latin name : Ricinus communis Linn.
Marathi Name : Erand, Erandi
Persian Name : Khora, Bedanjeer, Khirwa
Punjabi Name : Arind
Sanskrit Name : Erand, Gandharvahasta
Urdu Name : Bedanjir, Arandi
Seeds : 7 to 10 g powder; Oil : 5 to 20 ml.
Repeated use of castor oil as a laxative should be avoided as it causes secondary constipation. Persons suffering from kidney infections should not take castor oil as a purgative. It should also not be used when there is abdominal pain or intestinal infections such as appendicitis, enteritis or inflammation of the small intestine and peritonitis. Large doses of castor oil during the early months of pregnancy may cause abortion.
- Helpful in fighting rheumatism.
- Relieves menstrual pain.
- Effective in birth control.
- Stimulate lactation process.
- Effective in treating regular skin infections.
- Moisturizing agent.
- Natural remedy for arthritis.
- Eliminates stubborn ringworm.
- Cures wounds and bruises.
- Promotes hair growth.
- Antimicrobial properties.
- Remedy for thick eyebrows.
- Drains excess fluids.
- Effectively treats constipation.
Useful in Following diseases:
- Hair Loss
- Under-developed Breasts
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
100 gram, 250 gram, 50 Gram, 500 gram
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