She was then beaten with a switch made from the castor-oil plant.
The castor-oil plant is a green and succulent shoot about six feet in height, with white flowers hanging in bunches like hops.
The leaf of the castor-oil plant worn round the neck was believed to ward away devils, because the leaf is like an open hand.
The castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis) grows wild, but it is also cultivated in many plantations.
We passed several fields of the castor-oil plant, and were informed, on inquiry, that they extract the oil from it.
The castor-oil plant has been introduced, but as yet the unprofitable silk-tree and the wild bushes are far more common.
The trees of the Rubiace order, for instance, have leaves almost similar in form and size to the castor-oil plant.
The figure is drawn on the floor with flour or rice, turmeric, charcoal powder, and leaves of the castor-oil plant.
This is, if I recollect right, the castor-oil plant, and here are some of the castor-oil beans which Master Tommy has been eating.
The castor-oil plant, he says, grows especially in Java, where it forms immense fields and produces a great quantity of oil.