Agricultural Sciences, Life Sciences & Biotechnology


Mass Production of Nardostachys jatamansi - a Critically Endangered High-Value Medicinal Plant of Himalaya


Agricultural Sciences, Life Sciences & Biotechnology

Focus Area:

Production of Nardostachys Jatamansi

Social Benefits:

Salient features of the protocol are: An efficient cost and time effective protocol for large scale production of the critically endangered plant, Tissue culture raised plants can be used by pharmaceutical, perfumery and cosmetics industry, The protocol is up-scalable.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Himachal Pradesh

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Development

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Brief Description

Description :

The plant is extensively used in alternative systems of medicine and herbal industry for the treatment of various ailments related to nervous, digestive, circulatory, respiratory, urinary and reproductive systems. Specifically, the plant is acclaimed for its nootropic and hair growth promoting properties.

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