Ibn Qayyim in "Medicine of the Prophet" said, "Amber is hot and dry and strengthens the heart, the mind and the senses. It In addition strengthens the body and helps relieve facial paralysis, hemiplegia (paralysis), phlegmy ailments, stomach and flatulence … [it] helps open various clogs if it is used as an ointment or as a drink. When it is inhaled [it] will relieve cold symptoms, headaches and migraines.”