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Botanical Name Croton tiglium
Family Euphorbiaceae
Origin Southeast Asia
Description Croton tiglium is a small tree or shrub, usually 3-5 meters tall. The leaves are large, alternate, and usually with 3-5 lobes. The flowers are small and greenish-yellow, and the fruits are round, smooth, and brownish-yellow in color.
Parts Used Seeds
Dose The dose of croton oil should be carefully regulated, as it is a potent purgative. The usual dose of croton oil is 1-2 drops, which can be taken with a spoonful of honey or sugar.