Mosquito-repelling compounds found in Jatropha curcas

Jatropha curcas, a folk remedy plant used in India and Africa to ward off bugs, contains insect-repelling compounds, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found.

11 children fall sick after eating Jatropha seeds

Eleven children were taken ill after
eating Jatropha Curcas seeds at Rampur Residential school
in Bihar`s Munger district late night.

Poisonous shrub Jatropha acts as natural pain killer

An extract of the poisonous shrub Jatropha curcas may function in a different way than morphine and other pharmaceuticals.