There are no edible uses listed for Halenia elliptica.
There are no material uses listed for Halenia elliptica.
The entire plant is used in Tibetan medicine, it is considered to have a bitter taste and a cooling potency
. It is cholagogue and febrifuge
. It is used in the treatment of liver inflammations, stomach complaints and fevers from contagious diseases
There are no medicinal uses listed for Halenia elliptica.
Seed - best sown in early spring in a cool greenhouse
. Only just cover the seed. Prick out into individual pots once the plants are large enough to handle and plant out in late spring after the last expected frosts.
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Requires a cool, damp soil with a pH of 5 - 6, and a position in light shade with protection from strong winds
Plants are not very hardy outdoors in this country and are best treated as frost-tender annuals
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Halenia elliptica.
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? 1.01.11.21.3 Tsarong. Tsewang. J. Tibetan Medicinal Plants Tibetan Medical Publications, India ISBN 81-900489-0-2 (1994-00-00)
? 2.02.12.22.3 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
? [Flora of China] (1994-00-00)