Root is alternative and tonic; powdered root is given milk in synovitis and syphilis. Leaves are antiphlogistic and used in skin disease. Under-surface of the leaf is irritant and is used to hasten maturation and suppuration.
It sometimes acts as a vesicant. Upper surface is cooling and supposed to posses healing qualities. As an alternative and nervine tonic. Powdered root is soaked seven times during seven days in the juice of the tubers of asparagus racemosus and dried.
The resulting powder is given in doses of a quarter to half a tola with clarified butter for about a month. It improves intellect, strengthens body and prevents effects of age. Root of this plant forms n ingredient of compound powder known as Ajmodadi Cburna which is useful in rheumatic affections and hemiplegia