Overview

Croton is a plant. The seeds and oil extracted from the seeds are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, people take croton seeds for constipation and other uses. Croton seeds are sometimes applied directly to the skin for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), gout, and other conditions.

How does it work ?

Croton seeds and the oil from the seeds contain chemicals that have a powerful irritating effect on the stomach and intestines.

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