Herbs & Plants

Euphorbia wallichii

Botanical Name : Euphorbia wallichii
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Kingdom: Plantae
Order: Malpighiales
Genus: Euphorbia
Species: E. wallichii

Common Names: Wallich Spurge, Himalayan Spurge
Habitat: Euphorbia wallichii is native to Asia – Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, India, Nepal, Laos. It grows on alpine meadows, slopes, forest margins; at elevations from 1,800 – 4,700 metres.

E. wallichii is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial plant with erect stems, linear, dark green leaves with white midribs and purple-tinted margins,which is perfect to brighten any border. It typically grows up to 24 in. tall and wide (60 cm) . It produces exceptionally eye-catching clusters of bright yellow cupped flowers with orange stamens in mid-spring which last for months . Its one to several few-branched basally stems up to 100cm tall.
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine. It has been shown to be an effective antibiotic.


*Choosing a Variety Pick silver-leafed euphorbia for good drainage. Silver-leaved …
*Propagating Your Plant Prepare well-draining soil in a pot for circulation. …
*Caring Routinely for Euphorbia Prune your euphorbia regularly. Euphorbia …

Propagation: Through seeds.

Medicinal Uses:
Euphorbia wallichii is an herb. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine. Euphorbia is used for breathing disorders including asthma, bronchitis, and chest congestion. It is also used for mucus in the nose and throat, throat spasms, hay fever, and tumors. Some people use it to cause vomiting. In India, it is also used for treating worms, severe diarrhea (dysentery), gonorrhea, and digestive problems. The root is used traditionally in the treatment of skin problems. Research has shown that the plant is an effective antimicrobial.

Other Uses: People prefers to grow the plant in flower garden for beautifivation. It is a fascinating and long lasting plant to grow. Since they come in so many different sizes and colors you can find an option to match your home. They are popular as indoor plants, but do great as outdoor as well.

Disclaimer : The information presented herein is intended for educational purposes only. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplement, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.


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