Can be used for treating tuberculosis that has spread to the lymph nodes, cancer, inflammation of the prostate, and constipation. Can also be used as a liver and kidney tonic, as a blood and vital essence toner, and to fortify muscles, tendons, and bones. Can possibly reduce high cholesterol and other blood fats, insomnia, limb numbness, lower back and knee soreness or weakness, premature graying, hair loss, and dizziness with ringing in the ears. It can be used topically for sores, carbuncles, skin eruptions, and itching. Magically it is said to possess rejuvenating properties and it is especially popular with the elderly who believe it can help one maintain hair color preserve youthfulness and restore fertility.