It has antiseptic and anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. It has a gentle fragrance. It is moisturizing and pacifying, calming, uplifting and anti-depressant. Helps in treating nerve pain, fever and other infectious diseases. It is also known to reduce the excess flow of Vata, Pitta and Kaphadoshas.
It is a remedy for cuts and wounds, it can be added to lotions or to bath water to ward away infections. Assists in retaining moisture and remove dryness, hydrates, fights signs of ageing, repairs damaged cells and makes the skin soft.