Khus is also known as ‘Cool Breeze’, as it is used to keep houses cool since ancient times. It is widely used in perfumes and cosmetics, and for scenting soaps. When locally applied in rheumatism, lumbago and sprain, it is a good ambrocation and affords relief.
it removes excess heat from the body and gives a cooling effect. A decoction of the leaves is recommended as a diaphoretic. The oil is reported to be used as a carminative in flatulence, colic and obstinate vomiting. It is regarded as a stimulant, refrigerant and antibacterial and when applied externally