Encourages self-esteem and desirability.
Can assist in transmuting sexual love into spiritual connection.
Stimulates the root chakra.
The root and the rhizome are antispasmodic, nervine, stimulant and tonic.
The medicinal action resembles that of valerian (Valeriana officinalis) and the plant is used in the treatment of various hysterical conditions.
It is also believed to have a specific action on the pelvic organs and is used in treating dysmenorrhoea and a wide range of other feminine disorders.
The root is also a stimulant to mucous membranes and is used in treating chronic dysentery, diarrhoea, bronchitis and even pneumonia.