Averts negativity, especially in the form of gossip or false accusations.
An aromatic, rose-scented herb, the whole plant has relaxant, anti-depressant and antiseptic effects, reduces inflammation and controls bleeding.
All parts of the plant are astringent.
It is used internally in the treatment of pre-menstrual and menopausal problems, nausea, tonsillitis and poor circulation.
Externally, it is used to treat acne, haemorrhoids, eczema, bruises, ringworm and lice.
The essential oil from the leaves is used in aromatherapy and is also applied locally to cervical cancer.