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Aconitum falconeri Stapf.
Family Ranunculaceae.
Habitat The sub-alpine and alpine zones of the Garhwal Himalayas.
Ayurvedic Vatsanaabha (related sp.).
Folk Bikh, Bis, Meethaa Telia.
Action Sedative, carminative, anti-inflammatory (used for the treatment of nervous system, digestive system; rheumatism, fever).

The root alkaloids contain bishatisine, bishaconitine, falconitine and mithaconitine. Treatment with cow’s milk reduces cardiotoxic effect of the
root.