It is used to boost your immunity and help fight against infections. It is known to aid in the treatment of respiratory tract infections including chronic tonsillitis, pharyngitis, chronic bronchitis, and other infections. It is also used to control fever. In addition to improving your bodys defense mechanism, it helps to maintain overall well-being. It also has antioxidant properties that help in flushing harmful toxins from the body and protect you from various inflammatory conditions.