- Rasa (taste): Pungent, Bitter
- Virya (action): Heating
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
- Dosha (Constitution): Balances kapha and vata, aggravates pitta
Essential oils extracted from the fruit of this herb is used as a Rasayna in Ayurvedic therapies. It acts as a stimulant and mild laxative in nature, which helps in the treatment of gastrointestinal tract disorders. It’s also beneficial in treating skin ailments as it passes antiseptic properties. It possesses anti-inflammatory properties and helps in controlling the pain and the swelling in the joints. Oil extracted from this herb is used as a herbicide.
No such information on side effects is available on this Herb. However, we recommend to consume this herb under proper medical guidance.