Words are inadequate to describe the power of this plant wide spread over South-Africa and said to be the reason for the longevity of the Asiatic elephant.
Closer to home here in London it is a rare jewel and one should feel lucky to get your hands on a live specimen.
This plant is widely used in alternative medicine having a positive effect on circulation and skin disorders, and for its claim to fame which is its ability to dissolve cellulite which naturally makes it a sought after ingredient for slimming creams and the likes of. And the list goes on.
I personally simply love to drink it as a tea to induce an enhanced state of mental calm and clarity without excessive brain activity.
Best you consult a qualified Herbal Medicine practitioner.