It is used for asthamic coughs as an antispasmodic and ulcer remedy and to cool 'hot' condition. It reduces the imitation of the throat and yet has an expectorant action. It is used in relieving stress. It is a potent healing agent for tuberculosis it is also effective in helping to reduces fevers and it may have an antibacterial action as well. it is used in the treatment of chronic inflammations such as arthritis and rheumatic diseases.