AINSLIAEA APTERA

09.02.2020

DC.

Family > Compositae; Asteraceae.

Habitat > The Himalayas from Kashmir to Bhutan at altitudes of 2,400 m, extending to Khasi hills of Meghalaya.

Folk > Karui Buuti (Garhwal).

Action > Powdered roots—used for quick relief from acute stomach ache; diuretic.

A related sp., A. latifolia Sch-Bip., is used as an adulterant to Podophyllum emodi.

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