Its benefits include its use in ayurveda for weight loss, constipation, fistula, piles, internal abscess, liver abscess, infective wounds of soft tissues, and corns and calluses.
It induces fat burning by improving metabolism and digestion of fat. So, it assists in fat loss and inch loss. Generally, it is an effective medicine for reduction of belly fat (abdominal obesity). It also improves bowel movement by loosening and softening the stool. Furthermore, it is also helpful in the treatment of indigestion, flatulence, intestinal diseases and for expelling out intestinal worms.