Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)
Scope of cultivation and value chain perspectives of medicinal herbs in India: A case study on aloe Vera and Isabgol
Rakesh Rathore and Aditi Mathur
Value chain is important for creating value for the products and it helps in reaching the products to the end consumers. The medicinal herbs can be grown well in arid and semiarid region of country with adequate irrigation requirement. The demand of Indian Isabgol and aloe Vera is increasing due to its high value addition potential. The timely marketing of the medicinal herbs play important role in enhancing farmers’ income. The efficient value create value for crops and helps in creating link between farmers’ producer and its ultimate consumption. The medicinal plants products demanded in the national and international market. The proper value chain explore the opportunity for export. The paper is based on secondary source of information and data which are collected from different published sources such as research papers and article and magazine. The paper helps in highlighted the cultivation and value chain aspects of the medicinal plants Isabgol and aloe Vera. The paper also highlighted the importance of the medicinal herbs. The farmers’ producer, local traders, wholesalers and retailers are the intermediaries in the value chain of the crops. Immediately processing of aloe Vera crop is important post-harvest operation of the crop to reduce the losses. The cleaning is important process of Isabgol crop after harvesting to get better price in the market.
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Rakesh Rathore and Aditi Mathur. Scope of cultivation and value chain perspectives of medicinal herbs in India: A case study on aloe Vera and Isabgol. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):243-246.