Nepal Hogweed is a small shrub which grows from Himachal Pradesh to Bhutan.
It is somewhat similar to the Himalayan
The stems can grow to 60-160 cm tall. Lower leaves are pinnate with
toothed, deeply lobed, or pinnately-cut large leaflets. The upper leaves
are arranged in threes, with lelaflets often 3-lobed. Flowers are small,
white, borne in upright umbels. Fruit is obovate, to 1 cm, with lateral
wings and weak ribs.
Nepal Hogweed is used in veterinary medicine.
It exhibits stimulant
property and increases the rate of respiration and blood pressure in goats.
The root of the plant is used as a digestive, an aphrodisiac, a carminative and an antidiarrheal in folk medicine.