This plant is a wild plant that grows in forests, empty land, and on the edge of the beach.
It was given the name “Ricinus Communis” because, the seed of the jatropha contains Ricin, a deadly poisonous substance.
The benefits of jatropha leaves are very commonly used by people as herbal plants.
Many are looking for it because it can cure various diseases. Now the benefits of jatropha leaves for humans are well known. Various properties, for example, to treat:
1. Treating Sprue Wounds
Jatropha can be used as a sprue wound medicine, how to take the jatropha sap with a cotton ball, then stick it to the part of the mouth affected by the canker sores, use it regularly so that the canker sores will heal soon.
2. Treating Toothache
Tooth with a cavity will be easily penetrated by bacteria that cause pain.
You can use the jatropha sap that is dripped on the affected part of the tooth, it can treat toothache because it contains antimicrobials which can eradicate Ecshereccia Coli, Streptococcus, Staphylococcus bacteria.
3. Reduce Heat In Babies
Two to three clean castor leaves. then rub on fresh cooking oil. Heat the leaves on the stove for two minutes until the heat feels even. Then place the leaves on the baby’s stomach and back or so they don’t come off easily.
4. Treating Acne
Take one leaf of castor leaf then wash it with water, prepare warm water in a bowl then add the washed castor leaves and add the salt.
Let stand for an hour after the water has cooled, then rub the castor leaf on your face thoroughly. Let stand for 30 minutes then rinse with water. Do this every day before bed.