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Ocimum Cultivation

Ocimum Cultivation

Many species of Ocimum contain various economically important essential oils used in perfumery and cosmetics industries. The major constituents in Ocimum oils include linalool, geraniol, citral, camphor, eugenol, methyl chavicol, safrol, thymol, methylcinnamate etc. Ocimum species are used as herbs and find diverse uses in the indigenous systems of medicine …

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Sandalwood cultivation

Introduction of sandalwood cultivation Sandal wood (Santalum album) is the source of world famous Indian sandal wood oil, which is extensively used in the perfumery industry. Both wood and oil are used in incense, perfumes and in medicine.sandalwood being closely grained and amicable to carving, the wood is suitable for making …

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Digitalis cultivation

It is a biennial or perennial herb. It is about 1 to 2 metres in height. The seed of digitalis are small in size, so they are mixed with sand for sowing. Leaves are collected in both the years but leaves collected when 2/3 of flowers are fully developed. The …

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Brahmi cultivation

Brahmi cultivation

Brahmi is mainly found in warmer and humid conditions. Whole herb i.e. seeds, roots, leaves, rhizomes etc. are used for preparing various drugs. Drugs prepared from Brahmi is used as anticancer and used to cure anemia, asthma, diuretic, tumours and epilepsy. It is also used as an antidote for snake bite. …

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Poppy Cultivation

Poppy Cultivation

Botanical name: Papaver somniferum commonly name:opium poppy or breadseed poppy family: Papaveraceae. The plant is not indigenous to the country and was imported from abroad. Papaver somniferum is originally a native of the warmer parts of western Asia from where it was taken to Greece. From Asia Minor the Arabs traders took it to …

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Sadabahar cultivation

sadabahar cultivation

Botanical Name : Vinca rosea Common Name : Sadabahar Family : Apocynaceae Climate As an ornamental plant, it is appreciated for its hardiness in dry and nutritionally deficient conditions, popular in subtropical gardens where temperatures never fall below 5 °C to 7 °C, and as a warm-season bedding plant in temperate gardens. It is noted …

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