The dried powder of the leaves along with jeerakam is ground well and given in the dose of 5 to 10 grams daily for Leucorrhoea. The chutney prepared with leaves is effective in curing piles. The External application prepared from paste of leaves is helpful in the ripening of ulcers and pustules. The leaves are used as a paste and applied in the scalp for dandruff. A Siddha preparation called Poduthalai thylam is very effective Anti-dandruff medicine.