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Cardamom Cultivation

Cardamom Cultivation

CARDAMOM (Elettaria cardamom, Zingiberaceae) Cardamom, popularly known as Queen of Spices is native to the evergreen rainy forests of Western Ghats in South India. It is cultivated in about 1, 00,000 ha mainly confined to the Southern States viz; Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu accounting for 60,31 and 9% of …

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Belladonna Cultivation

Belladonna Cultivation

  BELLADONNA(Atropa belladonna L.) Family: Solanaceae Belladonna (Atropa belladonna C.B. Clarke.) belongs to the family Solanaceae. Atrops is commonly called as ‘Deadly nighShade’. The commercial drug is obtained from the leaves, flowering tops and roots of A.belladonna. Leaves and roots of belladonna contain tropane alkaloids whose concentration varies from 0.13 …

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Aonla Cultivation

Aonla Cultivation

AONLA(Emblica officinalis Gaertn., Syn. Phyllanthus emblica, Euphorbiaceae) Family: Phyllanthaceae A small to medium sized deciduous tree, 8-18m in height with crooked trunk and spreading branches. Leaves simple, sub sessile; flower greenish yellow; fruit nearly spherical pale yellow with 6 vertical furrows. Distribution Wild or planted throughout the deciduous forests of …

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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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