Tag: protein from castor seeds

  • Castor


    CASTOR BEAN OIL Oil production From the shelled seeds of the Ricinus communis L. (castor beans), which have an oil content of 40-50%, castor oil can be obtained using a mechanical, cold-press process. The resulting oil must subsequently undergo a refining process, however, to prevent the toxic ricin from ending up in the oil. Although the quality…