SMPU (Survey Of Medicinal Plants Unit)

Survey of Medicinal Plants Unit undertakes the following activities:

  • Ethnobotonical Surveys
  • Folklore Claims
  • Experimental and Field Scale Cultivation of Drugs
  • Herbal Garden
Under the survey and cultivation of medicinal plants programme, the researchers working at CRIUM, Hyderabad have collected a large number of medicinal plants used in Unani Medicine. They have also been successful in the experimental cultivation of some important Unani medicinal plants such as Unsul, Sudab, Babchi, Afsanteen, Kal Megh, etc. Farmers Meet for the Awareness of the cultivation and marketing of Unani Medicinal Plants are also being conducted, by now Survey Unit has conducted five farmers meets in A.P. at Chevella Mandal, Rajindernagar Mandal, Doltabad Mandal, Ghatkesar Mandal, Yacharam Mandal Herbal Garden has 200 plant species including the experimental cultivation of rare herbal plants: Survey Unit transplanted 200 Unani medicinal plants in the mini herbal garden and well maintained with the NPK & composite manure for display and reference purpose.