Applications: Very effective in invisible injuries and fractured bones, diabetes and infection in the intestine. If taken with amla juice, it can cure Gonorrhea (Prameh rog). Mixed with unrefined (Khand) sugar, it is extremely beneficial in psoriasis, all kinds of itching & skin allergy. If used as an ointment mixed in milk, the application on skin makes the skin look fair, If used with ghee and honey, it helps to cure cough. During an excessive cold, its steam is extremely beneficial. It can be used instead of common turmeric powder.