Can be used for various problems with digestion including upset stomach, intestinal gas, stomach pain, diarrhea, and cramps. Can also be used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels including poor circulation, excessive blood clotting, high cholesterol, and preventing heart disease. Other possible uses include relief of toothache, seasickness, alcoholism, malaria, and fever. Can be applied to the skin for pain caused by shingles, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia. Magically used for fidelity, love, and hex breaking. Is also used to ward off illness.