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FLORA IN THE VALLEY
Abies spectabilis
Aconitum Balfourii
Aconitun heterophyllum
Anemone Rivularis
Angelica Archangelica
Aquilegia Pubiflora
Arisaema Propinquum
Arisaema Tortuosum
Arnebia Benthamii
Betula Utilis
Bistorta Affinis
Bistorta Vivipara
Caltha Palustris
Campanula Latifolia
Codonopsis Virdis
Dactylorhiza Hatagirea
Epilobium Latifolium
Erigeron Multiradiatus
Gaultheria Trichophylla
Geranium Wallichianum
Hippophae Tibetana
Impatiens Sulcata
Ipomoea Perpurea
Megacarpaea Polyandra
Morina Longifola
Origanum Vulgare
Orobanche Alba
Oxyria Digyna
Paeonia Emodi
Pedicularis Bicornuta
Podophyllum Hexandrum
Primula Denticulata
Primula Macrophylla
Primula Reidii
Rheum Australe
Saussurea Costus
Saussurea Gossypiphora
Saussurea Obvallata
Saussuria Simpsoniana
Stachys sericea
Thermopsis Bicornuta
Thymus Linearis
Typhonium Diversifolium
Viola Biflora
 
Family Ranunculaceae
Synonyms Angelica Rivularis
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Elevation Eastern Asia – Tibet, Himalayas, Sri Lanka.
Physical Property Perennial growing to 0.6m by 0.3m. It is hardy to zone 7. The flowers are hermaphrodite and are pollinated by bees, flies. The plant is self-fertile. The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils. The plant prefers acid, neutral and alkaline (basic) soils. It can grow in full shade (deep woodland) semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It requires moist soil.
Details The plant is said to be antiemetic and vermifuge. It is said to warm the stomach and stop vomiting. A paste made from the plant is used in Nepal to treat coughs and fevers. The juice of the leaf, mixed with water, is inhaled through each nostril to treat sinusitis. The seeds are used in Tibetan medicine, they are said to have a bitter and acrid taste with a heating potency. Analgesic and antidote, they are used in the treatment of rotting tissues, snake poisoning and stomach/intestinal pain from worm infestation. A decoction of the root is applied externally to cuts and wounds.
Cultivation Easily grown in a moist well-drained soil in sun or semi-shade. Succeeds in ordinary garden soil but prefers a rich sandy loam. Requires a damp soil, doing well by water. A very ornamental plant, it is hardy to about -20°c. This species is closely related to A. narcissiflora. Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits. A greedy plant, inhibiting the growth of nearby plants, especially legumes.