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Useful Temperate Plants

Pedicularis pyramidata

Royle. ex Benth.

Orobanchaceae


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General Information

Pedicularis pyramidata is a Perennial
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - Himalayas from Afghanistan to Pakistan, Kashmir and northwestern India.

Habitat

Found in the montane to upper alpine zones.

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height0.00 m
PollinatorsBees
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

241057

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The entire plant is used in Tibetan medicine, it is said to have a sweet and astringent taste with a heating potency[
241
Title
Tibetan Medicinal Plants
Publication
 
Author
Tsarong. Tsewang. J.
Publisher
Tibetan Medical Publications, India
Year
1994
ISBN
81-900489-0-2
Description
A nice little pocket guide to the subject with photographs of 95 species and brief comments on their uses.
]. Analgesic and diuretic, it is used in the treatment of retained or accumulated fluids in the body, difficulty in micturation, breathlessness, inflammation of the bone/marrow, pain from inflammation and accumulation of serous fluids[
241
Title
Tibetan Medicinal Plants
Publication
 
Author
Tsarong. Tsewang. J.
Publisher
Tibetan Medical Publications, India
Year
1994
ISBN
81-900489-0-2
Description
A nice little pocket guide to the subject with photographs of 95 species and brief comments on their uses.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation


Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2019-12-07. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Pedicularis+pyramidata>

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