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Croton oil
Croton Cro"ton (kr?"t?n), n. [Gr. ????, prop., a tick, which the seed of the croton resembles.] (Bot.) A genus of euphorbiaceous plants belonging to tropical countries. Croton oil (Med.), a viscid, acrid, brownish yellow oil obtained from the seeds of Croton Tiglium, a small tree of the East Indies. It is a most powerful drastic cathartic, and is used externally as a pustulant.

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- Croton oil (Crotonis oleum) is an oil prepared from the seeds of Croton tiglium, a tree belonging to the order Euphorbiales and family Euphorbiaceae,...
- peels over time.[citation needed] A phenol-croton oil is a type of chemical peel. The term "phenol-croton oil peel" has replaced the vague term "phenol...
- longer listed in the pharmacopeias of many countries.[citation needed] Croton tiglium oil has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat severe constipation...
- distributed across the southern United States, and elsewhere. Hogwort contains croton oil, a powerful laxative. British author J. K. Rowling did not deliberately...
- a small amount of Croton oil was added to the neutral grain spirits which powered U.S. torpedoes. Drinking alcohol with the oil additive caused painful...
- in 1934 as the hydrolysis product of croton oil, which is derived from the seeds of the purging croton, Croton tiglium. The structure of phorbol was...
- of the family Euphorbiaceae Croton capitatus, also known as the woolly croton Croton hancei, an endemic species of croton to Hong Kong Caperonia, a genus...
- Milo of Croton (/ˈmaɪloʊ/; Gr****: Μίλων, Mílōn; gen.: Μίλωνος, Mílōnos) was a 6th-century BC wrestler from the Magna Graecian city of Croton, who enjo****...
- Croton eluteria, known as cascarilla, is a plant species of the genus Croton, that is native to the Caribbean. It has been naturalized in other tropical...
- Codiaeum variegatum (garden croton or variegated croton; syn. Croton variegatum L.) is a species of plant in the genus Codiaeum, which is a member of the...
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