It has depressing effect on all body systems hence when given in medicinal dosage acts as an effective analgesic agent. It reduces spasmodic pain in abdomen by decreasing peristalsis. It acts as bronchodilator and reduces mucus secretions hence used in asthmatic conditions. It induces relaxation of urinary bladder and ureter; therefore used in nocturnal diuresis (Bed wetting). It reduces all the secretions in the body including intestinal secretions, bile, sweat and mucus. Its external application is used in localized swelling and piles as pain killer.