A deciduous perennial that grows to 1.0 meters (3.3 feet) high by 0.5 meters (1.65 feet) wide and prefers many types of soil with a pH ranging from acid to alkaline and partial to full sun with moderate moisture. This plant has hermaphrodite flowers and is hardy to zone 6 and is pollinated by bees. Habitat: E. Asia - Himalayas. Shrubberies and forest clearings, 2100 - 3600 meters from C. Nepal to Bhutan. This plant might do well located along a dappled edge or in a woodland garden.
Aconitum Ferox Medicinal Uses
It is a very famous medication in Ayurveda for fever and all inflammatory conditions. Meethavish plant is one of the most ancient home remedies for fever. It has a diuretic action, causes bradycardia and reduces sweating. On local application in the form of a paste made out of root powder it reduces swelling and pain and is thus used frequently in Arthritis.