Uses : It has been used extensively in folk medicine as a remedy for diabetes. In Ayurveda, the fruit is considered as emetic, laxative, antibilious, tonic, stomachic, stimulant and alternative. It has been found to be extremely good in Diabetes. The fruit is useful in gout, rheumatism and subacute cases of the spleen and liver diseases. It is supposed to purify blood and dissipate melancholia and gross humours. It has also been shown to have hypoglycemic properties (anti-diabetic) in the animal as well as human studies. It is Kapha and Pitta suppressant and due to its property it is very helpful in cooling the body so as suppresses the skin related problems caused by excess of Pitta. Due to its bitter taste, it is useful in suppressing the worm infestation
Abortifacient Herb is an agent that induces pregnancy to end prematurely and causes an abortion. Its act during the first five weeks of pregnancy as it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo.
Abortifacients are strong, powerful herbs and should be used only short periods of time. They act hard to body organs like liver, kidney if taken on a regular basis or for long periods of time.