Main Uses2: as a heart tonic and for high blood pressure as a digestive aid for stomach upset, indigestion and intestinal gas for colds, flu and fever as a mild diuretic for candida and fungal conditions
Properties/Actions Documented by Research2:
analgesic, antibacterial, anticandidal, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimycobacterial, antioxidant, antiparasitic, antiplatelet, antispasmodic, antiulcerous, diuretic, hypotensive, insecticidal, muscle relaxant, uterine stimulant
Other Properties/Actions Documented by Traditional Use2:
balsamic, cardiotonic, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, and stomachic
Cautions2: It stimulates the uterus and is contraindicated in pregnancy. It may also increase the effectiveness of medications used to treat hypertension.
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