Annual Sun Properties:emollient, galactogogue, laxative, purgative. Uses:temporary constipation, acute diarrhea, food poisoning. External:used to dissolve cysts, growths and warts, congested liver. Parts used:oil extracted from the fruits. Contra-indications:the seeds contain a toxin, the ricine which is highly toxic. Notes:beautiful tropical looking plant. Height:up to 3m Flower:red July to August.