Castor oil

Description

Castor oil is a vegetable oil pressed from the seeds of the castor bean, Ricinus communis. Castor oil is used medicinally as a laxative and as an excipient.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Castor oil
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A06 Laxatives → A06A Laxatives → A06AB Contact laxatives