it contain volatile oil, glucose, potassium, hydrogen sulphate and a sulphurcontaining compound. it contain alba was 5% of the total seed weight. Analysis of the components in the crude mucilage revealed 80% to 94% carbohydrates, 1.7% to 15% ash, and 2.2 to 4.4% protein. The ratio of carbohydrates included 22% to 35% glucose, 11% to 15% galactose, and smaller amounts of mannose, rhamnose, arabinose, and xylose8.
It is useful in rheumatic pains (increases flow of blood to a specific area) 1.
It is useful in skin diseases. It is useful in Bodyache, Piles, Pyorrhoea, Itching, Urticaria, Diseases of skin, Diseases of eyes, Disease of head, Leucoderma, Skin disease and Ulcer.