Innovative Interventions

Demonstration Unit of Medicinal Plants Garden at JTDS/TRI Campus

Under innovative intervention one demonstration unit of medicinal plants garden has been developed at JTDS/TRI. The medicinal garden was inaugurated by the Honb’le  Welfare Minister, GoJ , Dr Louis Marandi on 9th June,2016 . The purpose of the medicinal  garden are :

  • Creating awareness about the importance & uses of medicinal plants; and
  • Information, education and communication of the importance and uses of medicinal plants.

About 5-10 plants of the following 20 species are planted in the medicinal plants garden :

S. No.

Common Name

Scientific Name

Family

Uses

1

VASAK

Adhatoda   vasica

Acanthaceae

Expectorant, Bronchitis, Asthma

2

ALOE

Aloe   vera

Liliaceae

Liver disorder, for vanishing creams& moisturizer

3

AMRITA

Tinispora   cordifolia

Menispernaceae

Skin problem, fever, Jaundice, Piles & constipation

4

SARPGANDHA

Rauvolfina   serpentina

Apocynaceae

Antihypertensive

5

ASHWAGANDHA

Withania   somnifera

Solonaceae

In treatment of chronic joint pain

6

SHATAVARI

Asparagus  racemosus

Liliaceae

Stimulates the secretion of breast milk, lost body wt.

7

MADHUNASINI/ GUDMAR

Gymnema  sylvestre

Asclepiadaceae

Blood sugar reducing property, against diabetes

8

BHUIN AMONLA

Phyllanthus   amarus

Euphorbolaceae

Jaundice, Eye diseases, Liver disorder

9

KALMEGH/(King of Bitter)/

Andrographis     paniculata

Acanthaceae

Blood Purifier

10

HARJOD

Cissus     quodrangularis

Votaceae

Healing of fractured bones.

11

PERIWINKLE /SADABAHAR

Catharanthus    roseus

Apocynaceae

Low  Blood Pressure, against leukemia

12

CHITRAK

Plumbago    indica

Plumbaginaceae

Against Paralysis, Scorpion bite.

13

PIPPLI /RALI

Piper   longum

Piperaceae

Bronchitis, Asthma, Leucoderma, Joints Pain,

14

 STEVIA

Stevia     rebaudiana

Asteraceae

Insulin- balancing property

15

NEEM

Azadiracta     indica

Meliaceae

Blood purifier, skin diseases, In cosmetics, Bio-pesticide.

16

BRAHMI

Bacopar   monnieri

Scrophulariaceae

As a brain & nerve tonic, Improving

17

Japanese mint

Mentha    arvensis

Lamiaceae

Toothpaste , chewuingum, mouthwash,Pain balms.

18

MANDUKPARNI

Centella   asiatica

Hydrocotylaceae

Improving memory, leprosy