>The roots are sweet, astringent, cooling, laxative, depurative, diuretic and tonic. They are useful in vitiated conditions of kapha and pitta, leprosy, skin diseases, burning sensation, discolorations, strangury, ringworm, leucorrhea, arthralgia and general debility. The leaves are sweet, astringent, cooling, emmenagogue, ophthalmic, vulnerary, constipating and febrifuge. They are useful in vitiated conditions ofpitta, ophthalmopathy, lumbago, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, gonorrhea, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhoea, wounds, skin diseases and fever. The sprouts are acrid, bitter, laxative, thermogenic, anti-inflammatory, digestive, carminative, antihelmintic and diuretic. They arc useful in inflammations, ulcers and wounds, dyspepsia, nausea, intestinal worms, flatulence and strangury. The grains are acrid, sweet, thermogenic, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, alexeteric and tonic. They are useful in vitiated conditions of kapha, urorrhea, intestinal worms.