A mild cathartic oil expressed or extracted from the seeds associated with the Ricinus communis or Palma Christi whenever fresh the oil is inodorous and insipid
- a purgative obtained from the seed of castor-oil plant; utilized in paint and varnish as well as medically
- A mild cathartic oil, expressed or extracted from theu000du000a seeds of Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi. When fresh the oil isu000du000a inodorous and insipid.
A considerable quantity of castor oil of an excellent quality is also made in Italy; and in California the manufacture is conducted on an extensive scale.