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Castor Oil (Purge)

Also known as Granulex, Emulsoil, Neoloid, Dermuspray, Granul-Derm, Granumed, Purge, Tbc Brand Of Balsam Peru/Castor Oil/Trypsin, Proderm, and Xenaderm

Castor oil is a vegetable oil obtained from the castor bean (technically castor seed) that has an unusual structure and many uses. It is obtained by pressing the seeds of the castor plant, Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae). Sometimes called castor bean oil, this plant is not a member of the bean family).

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed castor oil to treat chronic constipation, rabies, pick disease, and blastomycosis.

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