Category: Medicines - plant based
Introduction and description
Croton tiglium, known as Purging Croton, is a plant species in the Euphorbiaceae family. C. tiglium.
It is also called Jamaal Gota in Hindi and Urdu.
C. tiglium is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine, where it has the name bā dòu (Chinese: 巴豆). C. tiglium is known as Japaala/ජාපාල or "Jayapala" in Sinhala and used in Sinhala traditional medical system of Sri Lanka.
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