It has stimulating and nourishing effect on nervous system. Acts as brain tonic, memory enhancer and used in neuromuscular disorders. Its oil is used for massage in palsies, arthritis, sciatica etc. It has stimulating effect on heart, increases blood circulation and reduce oedema. It is used in nasal inhalation (Nasya) formulations for various nervous and respiratory disorders. Due to stimulating effect on nervous system it is used for erectile dysfunction. It is found to be effective in various skin disorders.