Eloquence, clairvoyance, healing, and anti-theft.
Plant in your garden for protection against thieves.
The bark and the leaves are mildly diuretic, expectorant and stimulant.
The plant is seldom used medicinally, but is sometimes included in propriety medicines for chronic prostate and bladder disorders.
The bark is anodyne, anti-inflammatory and febrifuge.
It is used especially in treating rheumatism and fevers, and also to relieve the pain of menstrual cramps.
The plant is used in Bach flower remedies – the keywords for prescribing it are “Vague fears of unknown origin”, “Anxiety” and “Apprehension”.