It is highly regarded by traditional herbal doctors for its profuse healing qualities. It is a natural astringent. It cleanses and refines dull skin as well as minimizes pores. It also provides relief from acne and helps to get rid of blackheads owing to its anti-fungal properties. It helps limit bacterial and microbial growth on the skin. It also helps cure fungal infections on the skin and it provides a temporary skin-firming treatment.