Uses based on tradition or theory
Acne, ADHD, aging, alcohol or drug dependency, alcohol withdrawal, allergies (prevention/treatment), Alzheimer's disease, angioedema (swelling under the skin), ankylosing spondylitis (inflammation of spine joints), anti-aging (including skin), antioxidant, anxiety, arthritis (caused by psoriasis), asthma, autoimmune diseases, bipolar disorder, blood pressure control, blood thinner, burns, cancer, chest pain, childbirth, claudication (leg pain from clogged arteries), constipation, cough, dandruff, depression, detoxification (narcotic), diabetes, digestion, drug withdrawal, dry skin, energy, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, fever, food uses, fungal infections, general health maintenance, hair growth, heart disease, hemorrhoids, high cholesterol, hormone regulation, immune system problems, improving blood flow, improving breathing, improving urine flow, increased muscle mass, increasing breast milk, inflammation, inflammatory bowel disease, inflammatory conditions, interstitial cystitis (chronic bladder inflammation), irregular heartbeat, leprosy, leukemia, lichen planus (itchy mouth rash), liver protection, lymph flow enhancement, menopause, menstrual pain, migraine, mood, movement disorders, muscle relaxation, nausea, nervous system disorders, nervous system function, neural tube defects, neuroprotection (protect the nervous system), osteoporosis (weakening of the bones), pain from nerve disorders, paralysis after stroke, pregnancy and labor, promoting flow of breast milk, psoriasis (skin redness and irritation), Raynaud's disease (blood vessel disorder), saliva production control, sedative, sexual performance, shortness of breath, skin conditions (cracked skin and nails), spinal cord injury, stomach disorders (increase stomach acid), stomach spasms, stress, stroke, tendonitis (tendon inflammation), thrombosis (clot in blood vessel), uterus contraction, urinary tract disorders, urinary tract infection, varicose veins, vitamin C deficiency, vomiting, wound healing.
The below uses are based on tradition or scientific theories. They often have not been thoroughly tested in humans, and safety and effectiveness have not always been proven. Some of these conditions are potentially serious, and should be evaluated by a qualified healthcare provider.