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Aconitum spicatum Stapf.
Family Ranunculaceae.
Habitat The alpine zone of the
Himalayas of Sikkim and Chumbi.
Principal source of Bikh or Bish of
Kolkata market. English Nepal Aconite. Ayurvedic Vatsanaabha (related sp.).
Action Antipyretic, analgesic.
The roots yield 1.75% of alkaloids which contain mainly pseudo aconitine and bikhaconitine.