Used in spells and charms to increase the flow of money and wealth.
Grow near the home to promote success of those who live there.
The flowers are demulcent, diuretic and emollient.
They are useful in the treatment of chest complaints, and a decoction is used to improve blood circulation, for the treatment of constipation, dysmenorrhoea, haemorrhage etc.
The shoots are used to ease a difficult labour.
The root is astringent and demulcent. It is crushed and applied as a poultice to ulcers.
Internally, it is used in the treatment of dysentery. The roots and the flowers are used in Tibetan medicine, where they are said to have a sweet, acrid taste and a neutral potency.
They are used in the treatment of inflammations of the kidneys/womb, vaginal/seminal discharge, and the roots on their own are used to treat loss of appetite.
The seed is demulcent, diuretic and febrifuge.