The ben oil tree, or drumstrick tree can be an effective topical antibiotic. The oil of the nut is mentioned as being a highly useful medicine in many Islamic medical texts, and the oil, which is nearly tasteless, colorless and odorless has very long shelf life and very rarely goes rancid. This is why it is a great food and medicine internally in cooking and as a supplement and externally as an anointing oil, carrier oil, massage oil or for various skin treatments from dryness to infections. Ghazanfar, author of the crucial Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants, states, ben oil is used to treat headache, fever, abdominal pain, constipation as well for burns, backpain, muscles aches, and during labor at childbirth. It is also useful for sexual dysfunction. Abundant peer-reviewed medical research has been conducted to prove its efficacy as stimulating circulation, as being antitumor, antipyretic, antiepileptic, anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, antispasmodic, antihypertensive, cholesterol lowering, antioxidant, antidiabetic, hepaprotective, antibacterial and antifungal.*
*The above statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.