Although no mention of toxicity has been seen for this species, skin contact with the sap of a number of members in this genus is said to cause photo-sensitivity and/or dermatitis in some people
. They are also said to contain the alleged 'psychotroph' myristicine
There are no edible uses listed for Peucedanum praeruptorum.
There are no material uses listed for Peucedanum praeruptorum.
The dried root is analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antitussive, carminative, expectorant and febrifuge
. A decoction is used in the treatment of colds and headaches, coughing and asthma, tightness in the chest (laboured or difficult breathing)
Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe if this is possible otherwise in early spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors at least in the milder areas of this country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
An easily grown plant, it succeeds in any moisture-retentive soil in a sunny position.
Suitable for group plantings in the wild garden
Problems, pests & diseases
Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Peucedanum praeruptorum. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Peucedanum praeruptorum.
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