Aconitum ferox  is a species of monkshood, in the family Ranunculaceae. It is also known as the Indian Aconite. Abundant at Sandakphu, which is the highest point of the Darjeeling Hills in the Indian State of West Bengal.



It is a very useful homeopathic remedy for the kidneys, treating diabetes, rhachitis and periosteal inflammation. Aconitum ferox is also used in urine related treatment.


  •  Aconitum ferox has been widely used in India. It is one of the most dangerous of all poisonous plants, but is also a valuable medicine when prepared in a very specific, correct, and careful way. It is very effective for fever or inflammation. Nevertheless, just handling the plant can lead to serious consequences.
  • Traditionally, when used in Ayurvedic medicine, the tubers of Aconitum ferox are soaked in the cow milk. Once the roots have been purified, they are ground to a paste and used as an external application for treating nerve disorders.
  • Aconitum ferox is also found useful for pain relief but should be used moderately.


Please refer the dosage instructions given on the product pack or use the product as directed by your physician.


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Other names

Aconitum virorum, Aconite, Aticish (Nepali, ‘very poisonous’), Bachnag (Persian), Bish (Arabic), Black Aconite, Blue Aconite, Himalayan Monkshood, Mithavis (Hindi), Monk’s Hood, Sman-chen (Tibetan, ‘great medicine), Valsanabhi (Malay), Vatsamabhah (Sanskrit), Wolfbane


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