It boosts appetite and used in conditions with loss of appetite. It relieves abdominal pain due to digestive disorders by relieving intestinal gas. It is a potent digestive. It is a strong mucolytic agent and used in respiratory disorders. It is popularly used remedy for common cold and cough. Its external application is used in arthritic conditions due to its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. It is used in Aamvat or Rheumatoid arthritis due to its ‘Aampachak’ properties.