New Delhi. The market of natural products and medicines is so big that the natural products used in it are always in demand, so why not try your hand in the business of cultivation of medicinal plants. In this, the cost is low and long-term earnings are also ensured. Neither a long wide farm nor investment is required for the cultivation of medicinal plant. You do not even need to sow the field for this farming. You can also take it on contract.
Nowadays many companies are cultivating medicines on contract. To start their cultivation, you need to spend only a few thousand rupees, but the earning is in lakhs.
These things can be cultivated
Most of the herbal plants like Tulsi, Artemisia annua, Licorice, Aloe Vera etc. are ready in very less time. Some of these plants can also be grown in small pots. To start their cultivation, you need to spend only a few thousand rupees, but the earning is in lakhs. These days, there are many such pharmaceutical companies in the country who make contracts to buy crops, which ensures their earnings.
Earning 3 lakhs in 3 months
Tulsi is usually associated with religious matters, but the cultivation of Tulsi with medicinal properties can be earned. There are many types of basil, which contain eugenol and methyl cinnamate. They are used to make medicines for serious diseases like cancer. It costs only 15 thousand rupees to grow basil on 1 hectare, but after 3 months this crop is sold for about 3 lakh rupees.
You can earn by joining these companies
Tulsi cultivation is also doing contract farming by companies making Ayurveda medicines like Patanjali, Dabur, Vaidyanath etc. Those who buy the crop through their own medium. There is a big market for basil seeds and oil. Oil and basil seeds are sold every day at a new rate.
training is necessary
For cultivation of medicinal plant, it is necessary that you have good training so that you do not get cheated in future. Lucknow-based Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant (CIMAP) provides training for the cultivation of these plants. Through CIMAP, pharmaceutical companies also sign contracts with you, so you will not have to go here and there.