Bark-aromatic, sudorific, tonic
Oleo-resin from bark:
Blossoms (fresh) -stomachic, bitter, aromatic, sudorific
Blossoms (dried) -stomachic, stimulant, carminative
Unripe fruit - aromatic, acrid, purgative
The leaves are applied to
the head in the form of a poultice for severe colds. Oil from the seeds is
used for sores, scabies, wounds, and rheumatism. The root of this herb is
often used as an antidote for snake poison. The dried flowers are used for bleeding hemorrhoids and dysentery with mucus.
Fresh flowers are also prescribed for excessive thirst, excessive perspiration,
cough, and for indigestion.