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Pedicularis oliveriana is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.50 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - China.
Dry rocky places, sand dunes along rivers, open grassy mea-dows at elevations of 3400 - 4000 metres in E, S, and SE Xizang[
The flowers are used in Tibetan medicine, they are said to have a bitter taste and a cooling potency[
]. Antidote, anti-inflammatory, antidiarrhoeal and febrifuge, they are used in the treatment of poisoning, inflammation of the stomach/intestines, diarrhoea and to heal obstinate wounds and sores[