Can be used for various digestive problems including heartburn, intestinal gas, bloating, loss of appetite, and colic in infants. Can also be used for upper respiratory tract infections, coughs, bronchitis, cholera, backache, bedwetting, and visual problems. Can be used by women to increase the flow of breast milk, promote menstruation, ease the childbirth process, and increase sex drive. Magically it is very versatile. Well suited for initiation rites as it may help the initiate to shed their old skin and see with new eyes. It also protects and bestows courage. It is associated with longevity and fertility.