Family : Malvaceae
Habitat : Forest clearings, meadows, shrubberies etc.
Distribution : Himalaya : Kashmir, Gilgat
Botanical features : Perennial herb . Stem upto 2 m tall.
Leaves 3-5 lobed, lower leaves rounded heart-shaped with 5 shallow and
toothed lobes. Flowers bright-pink with dark beined petals on terminal
spikes. Fruit of many black carpets surrounded by the calyx and
Part used : Root, Leaf, Flowers
Medicinal uses : A known medicinal herb used in many Unani medicinal
preparations. It is supposed to be used in throat problems. The herb is
given as a mild laxative. The roots are collected in large quantities
and sold as crude drug in market.
Qty: 50 seeds/pkt
Price Rs. 550/-US$30
Jammu and Kashmir Medicinal Plants Introduction Centre
Ist street, Nambalbal, Pampore PPR J&K 192121]
PO Box 667 GPO Srinagar SGR JK 190001
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