The leaves, roots, seeds and the baby leaves of this plant are all used for kaleidoscopic medicinal purposes. It can be used both internally and externally.Mudakathan keerai or leaves has strong anti-inflammatory properties. It gives noticeable relief in patients of arthritis, joint pain and even gout patients. Mudakathan is considered as a very safe herb that can be used even for treating children’s cough & cold. It can also be used to treat ear pain, menstrual cramps, general tiredness and sluggishness. It has anti-inflammatory properties and is a rich source of antioxidants. It is the best natural remedy for rheumatoid arthritis and nervous breakdown. It is also found to be effective in treating joint knee pain, gout, skin diseases, cough, piles, dysentery and diarrhea.