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Pedicularis pyramidata is a Perennial
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - Himalayas from Afghanistan to Pakistan, Kashmir and northwestern India.
Found in the montane to upper alpine zones.
The entire plant is used in Tibetan medicine, it is said to have a sweet and astringent taste with a heating potency[
]. 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[