It is an effective cough expectorant and bronchodilator therefore used in asthma and other respiratory disorders. It has anthelmintic and blood cleansing properties therefore used for external application in chronic ulcers, discoloration of skin. It has calming effect on brain and hence used in anxiety, epilepsy. It has stimulating effect on uterus and used in treatment of dysmenorrhea, scanty menses. It induces sweating and has anti-pyretic action.