Can be used for pain and swelling of nasal passages and the respiratory tract, and as a laxative and tonic. Can also be used to treat bacterial infections and sexually transmitted diseases. Can be used as a toothpaste. Magically may be used to clear blockages and cut binding ties that prevent one from moving on. It can help eliminate problems of the past, anxieties, and old pain. Open the practitioner to new influences and clears the boundaries between inner and outer space. It is a good herb for periods of transition and transformation at the cusp to a new phase in life.