- Vavding water given to New Moms to prevent Gas and Stomach Aches
- Carminative: Either prevents formation of gas in the gastrointestinal tract or facilitates the expulsion of gas
- Anthelmintic: Useful against tapeworms, but not other parasites.
- Alexiteric: It is believed to be useful in snake bite (resists poison), but it is not sufficient antidote to the venom.
- It is a common practice to put a few berries of the plant in the milk that is given to young children as it is believed to prevent flatulence.
- Sushrutadescribes the fruit as anthelmintic, restorative and tonic, and recommends their use along with liquorice root, for the purpose of strengthening the body and preventing the effects of age.
- Vidhang fruit extract hascestocidal activity and has activity against Ascaridia galli in infected fowl (Gallus domesticus).