Steam distil. flowering heads, India. Powerful skin healing properties; reduces inflammation, dry cracked skin, renews body tissue. Used for bruises, burns, wounds. Circulatory problems; varicose veins, chilblains, haemorrhoids. Muscular problems, rheumatism, arthritis. Helpful in nervous problems, sleeplessness, anxiety. Scent of the flowers said to strengthen and maintain health, and comfort the weary and distressed.