Medicinal Plants with Antimicrobial Activity
Scientific Name
Ricinus Communis L.
Sanskrit Name
Urubuka, Gandharva hasta, Pandhangula, Vardhamanaka, Dirghadanda, Vyadambaka, Vatari, Taruna, Rubuka, Vyaghrapuccha, Eranda, Uttanapatra
English Name
Castor
Kannada Name
-
Hindi Name
Erandi
Habitat
Small tree. Cultivated chiefly in S. India.
Used Part
Seed, seed oil, leaf, root.
Uses
Surgical wound, leaf for wound dressing, suppuration, wound healer, musculoskeletal disorder, sinus fistula syphilitic chancre, carbuncies, eye disease, ear disease, sudation, fever, phantoz tumour, skin disease, piles

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