The plant is aromatic. It has been crushed and used as a perfume, particularly by women. The aroma is given off as the plant dries. A poultice of the whole plant has been rubbed on the scalp to encourage hair growth.The plant is used as a stuffing material for mattresses etc.
A poultice of the whole plant has been used to treat backaches in babies.A number of species in this genus contain asperuloside, a substance that produces coumarin and gives the scent of new-mown hay as the plant dries. Asperuloside can be converted into prostaglandins (hormone-like compounds that stimulate the uterus and affect blood vessels), making the genus of great interest to the pharmaceutical industry.
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