Can be used for anemia, arthritis and other joint pain, asthma, cancer, constipation, diabetes, diarrhea, epilepsy, stomach pain, stomach and intestinal ulcers, intestinal spasms, headache, heart problems, high blood pressure, kidney stones, fluid retention, thyroid disorders, and bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic infections. Can also be used to reduce swelling, increase sex drive, boost the immune system, and increase breast milk production. Can possibly be used as a nutritional supplement or tonic. Can be applied topically as a germ killer or drying agent for pockets of infection, athlete’s foot, dandruff, other skin diseases, snakebites, warts, and wounds.
Avoid if trying to get pregnant.