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Jurinea dolomiaea is a Perennial up to 0.50 metres tall.
It has medicinal and miscellaneous uses.
W. Asia - Turkey and Iran, east to E. Asia - Himalayas.
Open alpine slopes, 3200 - 3800 metres[
Succeeds in any ordinary soil in a sunny position[
A decoction of the root is cordial[
]. It is given in the treatment of colic and puerperal fever[
]. The juice of the roots is used in the treatment of fevers[
]. The bruised root is applied as a poultice to eruptions[
The root extract is used as an incense[
]. The plant is used for incense[
Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame as soon as it is obtained. Only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Division in spring[