Castor is a moderately sized shrub with large, spreading, dark-red, toothed leaves, sending forth vibrantly red flowers; it is native to Africa, and now grows throughout the world.
Rasa: Astringent,sweet, pungent
Guna: Heavy, unctuous, penetrating, subtle
Dosha: VPK-, in excess P+
Dhatu: Plasma, blood, muscle, fat
Srotas: Circulatory, digestive, excretory
Prabhava: Supreme for ameliorating aggravated vata dosha.
Actions: Eases occasional constipation, reduces ama, supports healthy eyes*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.