It is used to cure general debility, in the treatment for diarrhoea and dysentery and as a vitalizer for the whole body. The root powder is fried in ghee (clarified butter) and chewed to get rid of mouth and throat infections. It is also used as a remedy for arthritis and diabetes. It is often an ingredient in paan in India and Pakistan.
kikar tree, according to other research carried out by Rajesh Dabur et al.
The plant is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, steroids and polysaccharides.
It clearly has amazing medical properties and modern medical research is showing once again that the old herbalists knew a thing or two about health giving plants.