Used to treat infections in teeth and gums, to prevent and treat throat troubles, congestion of the lungs and pulmonary tuberculosis, inflammation of the eyelids, and digestive disorders. It can also be used to break up kidney and gallstones. It was traditionally used to treat stomach problems, constipation, dysentery, and other digestion problems. Magically it is used in love and sex magic. It may be used to attract a lover being that its scent is complex and sensual. It stimulates and arouses the base chakra. As an incense it may bring clarity to a situation where selfishness destroys love, or the mind is confused and the heart torn between two lovers. Secret ingredient in apple pie.