Properties and applications:
Analgesic - local pain relief
Expectorant - mucous coughs, bronchitis, catarrh
Immune Stimulant - colds, coughs, influenza
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Stimulant, Emotional Tonic - frustration, tiredness, debility, chronic stress-related conditions
Central Nervous System Restorative - exhaustion, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome
Euphoric - depression, chronic conditions, lack of confidence, general unhappiness
No known contra-indications.
Spicy, sweet and slighly citrus, becoming warm and spicy
Reedy herb with pale green fruit and dark brown seeds.
The seeds are chewed to sweeten the breath and traditionally used to flavour Indian sweets.