Posts Tagged ‘ medicinal plants ’

Medicinal & Aromatic Plants :

February 17, 2014
By Krishiworld

MEDICINAL PLANTS During the past seven or eight decades, there has been a rapid extension of the allopathic system of medical treatment in India. It generated a commercial demand for pharmacopoeial drugs and products in the country, Thus efforts were made to introduce many of these drug plants into Indian agriculture, and studies on...

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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

February 1, 2013
By Krishiworld
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants FOXGLOVE ( Digitals lanata Enrh ). An exotic biennial herb, cultivated mainly in central and southern Europe for leaves which contain glycosides used for heart stimulation. India imports a major parts of its requirements of this drugs. The crop perfers silty-loam to clayey-loam soils, rich in organic matter and temperate...

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Medicinal Plants [Part 1]

July 9, 2012
By Krishiworld
chithirappala

India is endowed with a rich wealth of medicinal plants.These plants have made a good contribution to the development of ancient Indian materia medica. One of the earliest treatises on Indian medicine,the Charak Samhita(1000 B.C),records the use of over 340 drugs of vegetable origin. Most of these continue to be gathered from wild plants...

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