Its bitter nature indicates its high febrifuge property, which is capable of curing fever conditions such as malaria, typhoid and good for jaundice and hepatitis cases. As an anthelmintic,it has been an old remedy for worms and internal parasites. Its high diuretic power helps reduce overweight, and coupled with its antibacterial and antiseptic properties have made it an ideal medicine for fighting gonorrhoea, syphilis, staphyococcus and other venereal diseases.
We have successfully treated many malignant and chronic ailments with this herb combined with other herbs, especially, with ‘Carica Brown’. Its expectorant property has made it an anti asthmatic, thus helping not only asthma cases, but other pulmonary diseases like, bronchitis, pneumonia and tuberculosis.