Roots powder of Anacyclus pyrethrum is well known as sternutatory, sudorific
and anti infectious (Doudach et al.
Part Traditional use Reference Berries Carminative, urinary antiseptic, [7,13] diuretic, emmenagogue, sudorific
, digestive, and anti-inflammatory.
Leaf infusion or decoction is used as a sudorific
or in a bath for patients with high fever.
This plant is used to manufacture pharmacological and herbal drugs and has been used in antidiabetic, antirheumatic, diuretic, sudorific
and tonic drugs (Da Silva & Parente 2004; Britto et al.
As a source of human medicines, the leaves and bark of Melanolepis multiglandulosa can be applied to the skin as a sudorific
and, among Malays, are used in poultices to cure scurf.