Traded Medicinal Plants Database

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(Based on latest study: Demand and Supply of Medicinal Plants in Trade)

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We present to you 960 Traded Indian Medicinal Plants species.Here you can type botanical name and get vernacular names and trade name correlation. You can also get details regarding parts traded.


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Plant species
Botanical NameCinchona officinalis L.
Used InAyurveda, Homeopathy and Unani

This species is native to Eucador, globally distributed in Columbia, Peru and Bolivia. It is cultivated in South India and Sri Lanka. It has been recorded in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu (Palni between an altitude range of (1600) 1800-2100 m., Nilgiris). It thrives well at higher elevations up to 2600 m in South India.
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(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
English (3)crown bark, jesuits bark, loxa bark
Hindi (2)cinchona, kunain
Kannada (1)barkina
Malayalam (3)koyina, kvayna, sinkona
Sanskrit (3)kunayana, kunayanah, sinkona
Tamil (3)cinkona, curappattai, koyina
Telugu (1)jvarapatta
Urdu (1)kanakana

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
Not recorded (2) cinchona bark, sinkona bark
BARK (1) cinchona chhal

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