The health benefits can be attributed to its properties as an antibiotic, antimicrobial, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, disinfectant, insecticide and sedative substance.
Also know by a few other names, including Khaki Bush and Mexican Marie Gold. This herb is believed to be native to Africa. From there, it spread to America, Europe and Australia. Highly valued as an insect repellant, anti-parasitic and antiseptic.