It is effective in improving digestion. It helps those suffering from stomach cramps. It is a good stimulant and beneficial for those suffering from flatulence and gas. It helps in cleansing the body as it has detoxifying properties. It improves blood circulation to the lungs and can be helpful in prevention of spasms or convulsions. It enhances appetite and provides relief from acidity in the stomach. It is beneficial for those suffering from various kinds of respiratory allergies.