Aloe Vera-The Sanjeevani
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Aloe Vera-The Sanjeevani
By Atul on Wednesday, September 09, 2009 - 10:32 am: Edit Post
The name Aloe Vera or True Aloe comes from the Arabic word Alloeh meaning "Shining bitter substance".Aloe Vera plants are basically tropical succulent plants. They are cultivated in tropical or sub tropical regions where weather condition is not chilling.
Introduction to Aloevera
Aloe vera belongs to the family Liliacae and is mainly cultivated for its thick fleshy leaves. There are 300 known species of Aloevera in the world out of which Aloe Barbadensis Miller is considered as the best type with 95% of medicinal properties.
In India Aloe, Vera has been referring to as "kumari� in Ayurvedic treatments where it was popularly use to treat the sore eyes, abrasions and wounds. Aloe is use in various forms including pulp, juice, aloe medicines, cosmetics etc .Aloe Vera is full of medicinal properties & it is effective in treating various body ailments.
Scientists over the world have researched that Aloevera has important role in treating 320 major diseases Aloevera has now been accredited by �American Food & Drug Bureau E.E.C. (European Agency) & The Islamic Seal for its great medicinal value.
Aloe Vera is used in skin-care products e.g shampoo, cream, herbal powder etc. by various national & international cosmetic companies. it is useful in treating constipation, coughs sinus, wounds, ulcers, diabetes, cancer, liver disorder, kidney disorder, jaundice, headaches, arthritis, asthma, T.B., immune-system deficiencies, anti- inflammatory, minor vaginal irritations, to treat dandruff and sticky hair.
Farmers in India regularly faces problem like lack of rain, low ground water level, soil degradation etc. therefore cultivation of aloe Vera would be beneficial as it requires minimum usage of water & the returns from it would be more than 50,000 yearly per acre. According to market demand, many processing units have already established in the country & according to an estimation, more than 300 industries are processing Aloe Vera leaf.
Therefore, there is an unlimited market potential in India for the�Sanjeevani �of modern times � Aloe Vera
Hahnemann charitable mission society, an ISO certified NGO, established in the year 1996 is working in the area of commercialization of medicinal plants & assisting farmers in cultivating such plants so that farmers get financial freedom. HCMS is promoting Aloe Vera cultivation all over India. HCMS has well qualified & experienced technical staff for farming, setting up & monitoring Aloe Vera Cultivation. The organization has employed technical advisers, Agronomists & field officers.HCMS has its own grinding/packing houses, nurseries, warehouses and research institutes supporting the smooth and swift processing.
1.Industry establishment by HCMS whose production is 3000 kg per day.
2.We have trained around 200 farmers for Aloe vera cultivation.
3.HCMS has already promoted approx.700 acres land under Aloe Vera cultivation in Rajasthan & also helped in its marketing.
4.The upcoming project of HCMS includes high tech cultivation of Aloe Vera in the year 2009-10 with mini sprinkler and Drip Irrigation system.
Aloe Vera and other medicinal & horticulture cultivation will be the milestone for the country�s development. Any person interested in farming can contact us for information regarding this cultivation
By Anonymous on Saturday, May 08, 2010 - 08:42 am: Edit Post
My Name is Aman Kumar .I am from Distt:- Karnal of Haryana.I am intresting in cultivation of Alove Vera Plant.Is it possible/benificial in my region.
Plz tell me the plantation time, process and from where i can get the nursery or seed of this plant.
Send me all other relevant details