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Hackelia uncinatum is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.70 metres tall.
It has medicinal uses.
E. Asia - Himalayas from Pakistan to China.
Wet slopes, forest understory, between grasslands at elevatins of 2700 - 4500 metres in the Himalayas[
The flowers are used in Tibetan medicine, they are said to have a sweet and bitter taste with a neutral potency[
]. Antitussive and expectorant, it heals wounds and destroys tumours[
]. It is used in the treatment of coughs, tumours in the womb, sores, wounds and swelling of the body[