Atis Root - Plant
Description for Atis Root
Aconitum heterophyllum is an Ayurvedic herb. The roots of the plant are paired and tuberous. They may be white or grey in color. The white tuberous roots are plumpy with a pale. yellow colour
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Indian Atees, atis, atvika, athivish||Greenish-purple||August to September||1 to 4 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||26 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Atis Root
- They are hooded, rounded, broader than long. Leaves are ovate-heart-shaped to rounded, 4-8 cm, the upper ones stem-clasping, all with large rounded teeth. Lowest leaves are deeply lobed and long-stalked. At higher altitudes, sometimes plants are smaller in size. Seed pods are 1.6-1.8 cm, shortly hairy, erect. Indian Atees is found in the Himalayas, from Pakistan to C. Nepal, at altitudes of 2400-400 m. Flowering: August-September.
Typical uses of Atis Root
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Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Used in Ayurvedic preparations. It is useful in cough irritations and bronchitis, it is an anthelmintic.
- Shastri, M.R V. Sachittar Ayurveda, 19, 134 (1964)
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