Valeriana hardwickii in Valley of Flowers
Valeriana hardwickii is perennial erect herb of 25 to 60 cm tall. Root stocks are fibrous. Leaves are opposite, odd pinnate. Flowers are white and can occasionally pinkish, small. They are crowded in an axillary and terminal cymes.
|June to Mid August|
Undergrowth of forests, way sides and particularly along streams.
|Locally the roots are used for the treatment of urinary disorders, joint pains. Whole plant is used in the alleviation of epilepsy, hysteria, insect bites and neurosis. Leaves are used in skin diseases. In Nepal roots are used for the treatment of cough, epilepsy and rheumatism, low blood pressure. In china the roots are used as an aphrodisiac.|
Location in the Valley of flowers
|This is a rare flower and found in the middle part of the valley.|
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