Contractions. - Crot. Ctn.
Croton Tiglium. Nat. ord., Euphorbiaceae.
Fig. - Nees von E., 138.
Habitat. - Hindostan, Ceylon, the Molucca Isles, and other parts of Asia.
Parts employed. - The seeds.
Characters. - Seeds, ovato-oblong, somewhat angular, containing within a pale brown skin, a smooth, thin, dull green shell, and a white inodorous kernel, which on chewing is at first mild and oleaginous, but soon becomes acrid and burning.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Arch., xix. Hyg., xiii.
Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.