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Castor Oil

Alternate Names

Palm Christi Oil, Tang Tang Oil, Palm Christi Oil

Description

Made from the seed of the castor oil plant. Used to flavor beverages, candy, and baked goods.

Castor Oil - Quick Stats
Names

Palm Christi Oil, Tang Tang Oil, Palm Christi Oil

Allergy Information

Uses

Flavoring

Additional Information

In a stronger form, also used as a laxative. At these levels, can inhibit absorption of some nutrients.



Found In

ice cream, candy, baked goods, coating on vitamin and mineral tablets

Possible Health Effects

At high levels, may inhibit absorption of some nutrients.

Allergy Information

Unknown

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