It is used to relieve muscular pain, rheumatoid complaints, joint pain, joint stiffness. It relieves muscle pain and stiffness. It is applied to the chest to relieve chest congestion. It has got a rubefacient effect. Improves blood circulation and brings about warmth. It is used to relieve neck pain, back pain, and multiple joint pains. Excellent for cramps and numbness and so is essential in cholera.