Promote Medicinal Plants- Vaidya Kotecha

Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha,¬†Secretary, AYUSH Department, has called for promoting cultivation of medicinal plants to strengthen the sector. Role of institutions He suggested that Forest and Agriculture Departments take up more activities to promote cultivation of medicinal plants. He also stressed on the contribution of institutions such as farmer producer organisations and Kudumbashree in order to … Continue reading Promote Medicinal Plants- Vaidya Kotecha


ABSTRACT :- Astavarga is the group of eight medicinal plants viz. Kakoli, kshirkakoli, jeevak, rishbhak, meda, mahameda, riddhi, vriddhi. Particularly found in North-West Himalaya in Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh between elevations of 1500-4000 m. Mostly used in Himalaya region for traditional medical purpose and also in traditional medical system in India (TMS). … Continue reading ASHTAVARGA