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Castor Seeds

We have gained expertise in delivering a quality-approved range of agricultural products to the patrons Castor Seeds. These seeds are used for various medicinal purposes in treating rheumatic and other skin disorders. Our range of Castor Seeds are extremely pure and available in various packing to meet the exact requirements of our clients. Procured from reliable vendors across the nation, our range is appreciated for its high yielding capacity, resistance to pests and other qualitative features. Furthermore, we make sure to offer the range at leading industry rates.

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Castor Seeds
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India is the world's largest producer of Castor Seeds and meets most of the global demand for castor oil. India contributes 750,000 tonnes annually, and accounting for over 60% of the entire global production.

The shiny seeds of Castor have very beautiful and intricate designs. At one end there is a small, spongy structure called the caruncle, which aids in the absorption of water when the seeds are planted. Like human faces, finger prints or the spots on a leopard, no two seeds have exactly the same pattern. Castor is an important non-edible oilseed crop and is grown especially in arid and semi arid region. It is originated in the tropical belt of both India and Africa. It is cultivated in 30 different countries on commercial scale, of which India, China, Brazil, USSR, Thailand Ethiopia and Philippines are major castor growing countries and accounts about 88 per cent of the world's production.

Castor Seeds are widely used for treating rheumatism, skin disorders, dandruff and constipation. It is a source of castor oil which has a variety of medicinal and non medicinal uses.

Product Specifications:

Parameters Details
Product Castor Seeds
Origin India
Moisture 8.00%
Oil Content 48% min
New Crop March-April & Oct-Nov
Packaging Details 25-50kg Jute/ P.P. Bags
Container Capacity 19-20 Mts per 20 feet container
Minimum Order 19 Mts


Uses:

  • Castor seed and its oil have  been used in China for centuries, mainly prescribed in local medicine for internal use or use in dressings. Castor seed contains between 40% and 60% oil that is rich in triglycerides, mainly ricinolein
  • Castor Oil is an excellent solvent of pure alkaloids and such solutions of Atropine, etc., as are used in ophthalmic surgery
  • It is also used as an eye-drop to remove the after-irritation caused by the removal of foreign bodies. Castor Oil is finding increasing usage in the industrial world
  • It is an essential component in some artificial rubbers, various descriptions of celluloid, in the making of certain waterproof preparations, and one of the uses is in the manufacture of transparent soaps

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