Valeriana hardwickii

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.

English Name

NOT AVAILABLE

Local Name

Samaya

Family

Rubiaceae

Flowering time

June to Mid August

Habitat

Undergrowth of forests, way sides and particularly along streams.

Uses

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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Valeriana hardwickii
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Valeriana hardwickii
Valeriana hardwickii
Valeriana hardwickii

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