Croton Cajucara Leaf Oil
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Croton Cajucara Leaf Oil

Product name: croton oil
CAS No.: 8001-28-3
Aroma: burning smell
Appearance: brown liquid
Main ingredients: croton oil and croton toxin
Density: 0.94 g/ml at 25 ° C (lit.)
Refractive index: n20/d 1.477
Shelf life: 24 months

Croton cajucara leaf oil product description

Croton oil is a toxic viscous liquid obtained from the seeds of a small tree (Euphorbiaceae crotoniglium) produced in Asia. Croton is wild or cultivated in India and Indonesia. Croton oil is light yellow to brown, transparent, with a lasting spicy taste and unpleasant smell, highly toxic and strongly irritating. It was once used as a laxative, anti irritant and veterinary medicine, but now it is considered too dangerous to be used for medicine. Croton oil as a drug obviously originated in China and was introduced into the west by the Dutch in the 16th century.

Croton cajucara leaf oil function and application

1. Croton contains croton oil, Croton toxin, alkaloid, Croton glycoside and other components. Modern pharmacology has confirmed that it has a strong stimulating effect on the skin. It has the effects of inhibiting bacterial growth, analgesia and cancer cell growth.

2. Croton oil has analgesic effect. Croton can inhibit protein synthesis after taking, and PMA, the active component in croton oil, is a powerful platelet agglutinant.