Uses based on tradition or theory
Acne, asthma, athletic performance enhancement, bacterial infections, bladder inflammation, breast milk stimulant, breast augmentation, breast reduction, bronchitis, clear sinuses, cough, cystitis, diabetes, diarrhea, diuretic, dysentery, Epstein-Barr virus, hair growth (excess), high blood pressure, hormone imbalances (estrogen or testosterone), immune stimulation, impotence, indigestion, inflammation, laryngitis, menstrual pain, migraine headache, muscle or intestinal spasms, ovarian cysts, pain, pelvic congestive syndrome, pelvic inflammatory disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, postnasal drip, reproductive organ problems, sedation, sexual dysfunction, sore throat, sperm production, testicular atrophy, upper respiratory tract infection, urethritis, urinary antiseptic, urinary tract disorders, uterine disorders, vaginal disorders.
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.