It can be used internally as well as externally. It is a well known brain tonic and imparts a sense of calm and peace to mind.
The herb is mixed with cold water to form a paste and reduce burning sensation, inflammation, pain and improving skin texture. It is used as a deodorant in case of excessive sweating.
The powder also helps in treating mental retardation and mental disorders, regularizing digestion in the body, regularizing respiratory tract and suppressing general body weakness. It is useful for urine-related problems and maintaining the circulatory system.
The herb increases appetite, relieves the phlegm in cough and asthma, proves useful in hepatitis and treats enlargement of the liver. It is used an adjunct in the treatment of sexual debility and impotence. It relieves symptoms like vertigo, seizures etc. in fever.
Since it exerts a cleansing effect on the uterus, it is used in menstrual ailments like dysmenorrhoea and inflammation of the uterus. The herb stops fermentation and gas in the stomach.
It is considered a good herb for treating epilepsy. It reduces hyperactivity, restlessness and aggressiveness in hyperactive children.