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Botanical Name Onosma bracteatum
Family Boraginaceae
Origin India, Nepal, and Bhutan.
Description Onosma bracteatum is a perennial herb that grows up to 60 cm tall. The plant has a woody rootstock, with several stems arising from the base. The stems are hairy and have small, sessile leaves. The flowers are tubular and pink to purple in color. The fruits are small nutlets.
Parts Used The root and aerial parts of Onosma bracteatum are used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The dosage of Onosma bracteatum depends on the condition being treated and should be taken under the guidance of a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner.