Nimba, the most effective herbal antiseptic approved worldwide is the major ingredient in this choornam. The powerful antiseptic property of this medicine helps to cure the skin diseases like fungal infections, pruritis (itching), abscess, infected wounds and ulcers. Nimbadi Choornam yields good results in treating skin diseases affecting groins, testicles and armpits. This medicine can be taken internally in prescribed doses for better results. The powder is usually boiled with adequate quantity of water , when it is lukewarm, it can be used for dressing of wounds.