Widely used as skin lightening agent. Has also been shown to soothe the skin and have rejuvenating and anti-irritant effects.
It is being used for its soothing, anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties.
These properties of the root have been considered responsible for its effectiveness in the treatment of numerous skin disorders, including eczema, dermatitis, impetigo, and traumatized skin.
Common Uses: The powder can be added to poultices for soothing canker sores and added to creams and lotions for skin conditions such as eczema.