The leaves of this herb are astringent. It means that the leaves can narrow the blood vessels in the tissue and stop bleeding.They can reduce fever and prvent hair loss too.
The seeds can induce sleep, reduce anxiety and prevent stomachache. Treatment of palpitations, nervous exhaustion and excessive perspiration is also possible using them. They prevent nausea and abdominal pain in pregnancy.
The root is dried and powdered. It is used in the treatment of fevers and dyspepsia. When the powder is applied on wounds and ulcers,they heal quickly.
The dried fruits purify the blood and help in digestion. They are found beneficial in the treatment of hysteria, anemia, chronic fatigue, loss of appetite, diarrhea, and irritability.
The barks is made into a bitter decoction and taken to get relief from gingivitis. Paste made from the bark can be applied on sores. Juice prepared from the root bark is said to provide relief from rheumatism and gout.