Protection, purification, love, dream magick.
Use in sleep pillows to draw prophetic dreams.
Use in bath magick to break hexes and prevent future problems.
Scatter around an area for purification.
The flower heads are carminative, digestive, sedative and tonic.
They are used internally in the treatment of insomnia, irritability, breathlessness and poor memory.
The stem bark is anodyne, anthelmintic, carminative, discutient, diuretic, oxytocic, sedative, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary.
It is used internally in the treatment of insomnia, irritability, boils and carbuncles. Externally, it is applied to injuries and swellings.
A gummy extract obtained from the plant is used as a plaster for abscesses, boils etc and also as a retentive in fractures and sprains.