Rock Jasmine is a perennial herb. Leaf rosettes solitary or several forming
lax mats, 3-5 cm in diameter - slightly hairy leaves. Umbels of pink flowers
with yellow eyes in late spring.
It is in flower from July to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (has both
male and female organs)
The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils, requires
well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil.
This flower is native to the Himalayas, from Sikkim to Kashmir.
The entire plant is used in Tibetan medicine, it is
said to have a bitter taste and a cooling and coarsening potency. A
resolutive, it dries up serous fluids. It is used in the treatment of
disorders from tumours, inflammations of fluids and other serous fluid