Sagargota, Fever Nut or Caesalpinia bonduc has been mentioned in all Ayurvedic texts and has been traditionally used as a uterine stimulant, to cleanse the uterus. It also alleviates the fever, edema and abdominal pain during this period.
Seeds are used for skin ailments and are valued as antiseptic, astringent, bitter, blood purifier, febrifuge, pungent and tonic. They are useful in bronchitis and whooping cough. The fruit and seed are also useful in piles, urinary discharges, and diseases of the brain, eye and head.