It has stimulating effect on nerves hence used in neuromuscular disorders with loss of function. Its external application is used for relieving chills, foul smell. It is used in inflammatory and painful conditions as well. It relieves flatulence and has digestive properties. It is used in cough and other respiratory disorders like asthma. It is used in nocturnal diuresis (Bed wetting). It is effective in fevers with chills.