Rare herbs and plants

We have a project going on to preserve and propagate rare forest herbs, that were abundant once, but have come close to extinction now. They are easy to grow in forest like environment, and a treasure trove of rare compounds. Currently, we have more than 50 such plants listed below.


Sonapatha :  Sonapatha has been mentioned in various Ayurvedic text such as Sushrut and Charak samhita. Charak has prescribed it as antiseptic, astringent and recommended for non-healing ulcers, female disorders and dysentery.  …. (more).


 Jivanti : Jivanti is an important medicinal plant used in Ayurveda. It is included in Jivaniya Gana, which is the group of herbs used for promoting vitality and life….(know more).


Kali haldi : Curcuma caesia, black turmeric or black zedoary is a perennial herb with bluish-black rhizome, native to North-East and Central India….(more).


Hathikana : Hathikana, literally meaning, having elephant ears, is a wild edible plant with etho-medicinal importance as anti-inflammatory agent. ...More


Sarpgandha : Sarpagandha has been known for its medicinal value. It is one of the finest remedy for high blood pressure and is also used as sedative and tranquilizing agent….(more).


Other rare plants we have:

Varun (Crataeva Nurvala (buch-ham)) Shuvarukh (Dilinea pentagyna)
Garud (Sterosprrmunm bigonaepae) Lalpyaz (Urginea indica)
Punarnava ( Boerhavia diffusa) Kutaj ( Holarina antidysenterica)
Putrjivak (Putranjiva roxburghii wall) Kadupatha (Cissampelos pareira (linn))
Bach (Acorus calamus) Anantmul (Hemidesmus indicus)
Ankol Safed (Alangium salviifolium) Sharpunkha (Tephosia pupurea (linn)
Gunja Kali (Abrus precatorius) Kali musli (Curculigo orchiodes)
Asuda ( Adhatoda vasica) Mainfal ( Randia dumetorum)
Chandan (santlum album) Raktvirad madhukamini ( Quisqualis indica (linn))
Kalihari Agnishikha ( Gloriosa superba) Paraspeepal (Piper longum (linn))
Kevkand (Costus spelosus)  Lakshman kand (Aralia nudicaulis)
Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis) Ladypiper
Lajvanti (Mimosa pu dica) Maidachaal (Litsea chinensis)
Malakand (Alocasia Indica) Mandukaparni (Centella asiatica)
Shatavar (Asparagus racemosus) Gorakhmukhi (Sphaeranthus indicus)