Traditionally used in Ayurveda as a Rasayana (rejuvenative tonic) to relieve general debility, especially during convalescence or old age; as a sleep aid; to balance aggravated Vata (nervine tonic, sedative); for memory enhancement.
- Used traditionally as a tonic for fatigue, to improve mental performance and memory, and to prevent and treat (adjunctively) early stage Alzheimer’s
- Used traditionally as an adaptogen to improve physical performance, endurance, and resistance to the effects of stress
- Used traditionally to reduce inflammation
- Used traditionally for age-related or stress-related impotence