Actions: Flavorful aromatic. Nerve tonic and mild sedative. Soothing tonic to sexual and urinary organs; purported to increase libido. Promotes healthy menstruation. Soothing diuretic and expectorant.
Uses: Nervous debility and anxiety. Sexual atony and lack of libido in women. Inflammation of sexual organs and urinary tract in men and women. Menstrual malaise and discomfort. Taken in hot water it promotes onset of tardy menstrual period, but is not abortive. Emotional moodiness associated with PMS or menopause. Respiratory irritation and coughs.