It is acrid,
bitter, hot, restorative, aphrodisiac, alleviate of all the three
doshas and a good digestive tonic. Antiperiod, alternative, tonic,
hepatic stimulant and diuretic. It cures fever, jaundice, thirst,
burning sensation, diabetes, piles, skin ailments, respiratory
disorders, neurological problems and improves intellect.
It is also acts
as diuretic, cooling, and its dried fruits are used in cases of
spermatorrhoea, phosphaturia, diseases of genito-urinary tract such as
dysuria, gonorrhoea, chronic cystitis, calculous affections, urinary
disorders, incontinence of urine, gout and impotence also in uterine
disorders after parturition. The seeds are strengthening and the ash
of plant is good for external application in rheumarthritis.