Antipruritic, antispasmodic, carminative (expulsion of gas from intestines), emmenagogue (promotes & regulates menstrual flow), insecticide, parturient (helps ease delivery in childbirth), restorative, stimulant.
Digestive problems (vomiting, flatulence, constipation & diarrhoea). Relaxes stomach muscles, relieves hiccups & nausea (may help with travel & sea sickness). Helps with urine retention & the dissolving of kidney stones. Can stem the flow of heavy periods & leucorrhoea. Said to promote easier labour during childbirth. Good for headaches, bad breath & sore gums. Stimulates a tired mind.
How to Use:
Massage in local areas is preferable to total body massage. Possibility of irritating the eyes & sensitive skin. Best avoided in pregnancy.