Various parts of this plant are used in folk medicine. Bread has a mild laxative effect, recommended for constipation.
Bran drink with chronic diarrhea and chronic bronchitis. Flowers are used as infusions for the treatment of respiratory organs (tracheitis, bronchitis). Bread soaked in hot milk accelerates their formation. Hot dough is used as an emollient for hard, painful swellings.
Bread consumers are less prone to heart disease.