Anti-depressant; anti-inflammatory; antispasmodic; aphrodisiac; astringent; carminative; diuretic (mild); laxative; menstrual regulator; nutritive
Used as a nutritional supplement for inflamed eyes (rose water), earaches, mouth sores, sore throat, colds and flus, urinary tract inflammations, kidney and bladder problems, and menstrual complaints. A tonic for the heart. Applied topically to sores and scabs. Promotes elimination of uric acid (for rheumatism and gout). ^1.