Helichrysum maracandicum M.
Perennial 12-75 cm heigh
Central Asia: Sir-darja, Pamiro-alay, Tjan-shan. Grows on dry petrous slopes, rubbled taluses, in the meadow-steppe and steppe groupings, among junipers, at the elevation of 600-2500 metres
Flavonoids- isohelichrysine, naringenin, apigenin, kaempferol, quercetin
Traditional Use and Activity
In Kazahstan it is used to treat liver disease.
Infusion has cholagogue properties.
Raw materials are used in Flaminum production, which treats chronic cholecystites, dyskinesias of bile pathes.
The plant is decorative.