herbs and medicinal plants


The Union Ministry of Ayush has approved Rs 1.84 Cr for the Herbal Garden & Herbarium, Research Institute at Jogindernagar in the Mandi district, Declared by Mandi MP Ramswaroop Sharma.

The Ramswaroop Sharma said he had met PM Narendra Modi, Minister of State for Ayush Minister Shripad Naik and Health Minister JP Nadda and proposed the issue of the herbal garden with them.The money was approved for the promotion of the garden, he added. He said the amount would be spent on the search for herbs and discovery of new medicines and development of state herbs and medicinal plants.

AYUSH–  Is the form of the medical practices that are being followed in India such as Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy. These systems are based on definite medical philosophies and represent a way of healthy living with established concepts of prevention of diseases and promotion of health.