It is a tall herbaceous perennial plant. It can grow up to 1.5 meters and is supported by a strong woody root system. The dark grey-green leaves are pinnate, lobed, and 5 to 20cm long.
They have a silvery grey to white fuzz on the underside, with erect stems showing a purple tinge to them. The flowers appear in summer and are small and radially symmetrical, with many red to yellow flowers held in panicles or groups off the same stem. The unopened flowers are a small white ball shape. The male and female flowers are borne on the same plant.Leaves and flower tops are used for therapeutic purposes. seeds and rhizomes for medicinal, culinary and other uses like natural insecticides and fertilizers.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%