The medicinal uses described in Practical Plants are based on information found in literature. The author may not have first hand experience with the medicinal uses they describe, and it's strongly recommended you check references and perform your own research before using this plant for the purposes listed below. Practical Plants has a policy to only list medicinal uses which have a scientific foundation but, as a collaboratively edited wiki, it's entirely possible that unfounded uses or traditional folk law remedies may find their way into this data. Do your research and consult your doctor before using any of the remedies listed on this website.