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Inula cappa - (Buch.-Ham.)DC.
                 
Common Name Sheep's Ear
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats In shrubberies and on open slopes, often gregarious, at elevations of 1,000 - 2,400 metres[51]. In forests of long-leafed pines[146].
Range E. Asia - Himalayas from Himachel Pradesh to south-western China.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Inula cappa Sheep


Inula cappa Sheep
   
Physical Characteristics
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Inula cappa is a SHRUB growing to 1.8 m (6ft). The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Shady Edge;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses


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Anodyne;  Antiphlogistic;  Carminative;  Depurative;  Expectorant;  Stomachic.

Anodyne, antiphlogistic, carminative, depurative, expectorant, dispels clots[147]. The juice of the root is used in the treatment of peptic ulcers, indigestion and other gastric disorders[272]. A decoction of the root is used in the treatment of fevers[272]. The decoction is also added to bath water in order to relieve body aches caused by hard physical work[272]. A poultice made from the pounded root is applied to the forehead to relieve headaches[272]. The juice of the bark, mixed with equal quantities of the juice from the bark of Ficus semicordata and Myrica esculenta is used in the treatment of menstrual disorders[272].
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Not known
Propagation
Seed -
Other Names
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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