Kantkari is used in Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani to treat variety of diseases.
It is useful in treating worms, cough, hoarseness of voice, fever, painful urination, enlargement of the liver, muscular pain, and stone in the urinary bladder.
In migraine, asthma and headache, leaves juice of kantari is administered through nasal.
The paste of whole plant is applied on swollen and painful joints in arthritis.
This gives relief in the swelling and pain.