Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park, Hisar
Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park
शतावर वाटिका जड़ी बूटी उद्यान
|Founded by||Forests Department, Haryana|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
The Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park, Hisar (Hindi: शतावर वाटिका जड़ी बूटी उद्यान, हिसार), named after Shatavar herb, is a 125-acre herbal park for the preservation of several endangered Ayurvedic medicinal herbs, on Dhansu road in the town of Hisar in the Hisar district of Haryana State, India.
Objectives of the Herbal Park
The 125 acre herbal park, setup in 2008-09, aims to preserve and propagate the endangered herbs. it also aims to educate people and farmers in commercial cultivation of these herbs to engage in profitable pursuits.
Herbs at Park
The Forests Department, Haryana has planted several Ayurvedic medicinal herbs at the park including Ashvagandha (Indian Ginseng), Sarpagandha (Rauvolfia serpentina), Gwarpatha (Aloe vera), Mulethi (Liquorice), Shatavar (Asparagus racemosus), Brahmibooti (Centella asiatica), Chitrak (Plumbago), Baansa (Justicia adhatoda), Rosha Ghas (Cymbopogon martinii) - type of lemon grass, Akarkara (Anacyclus pyrethrum root) and Lehsunbel, etc., would be planted in the herbal garden.
Facilities at Park
The park has several visitor facilities, including lawns and swings for the kids, an observation watch tower, auditorium to showcase nature and environment related movies, public hall, collection of books on ayurveda, naturopathy and uses of medicinal herbs, etc.
Shatavari Ayurvedic Herb
The park is named after the Shatavar (Asparagus racemosus) herb.
Representative pictures of herbs found at Hisar Herbal park.
Ayurvedic Herb Ashvagandha (Indian Ginseng) (Withania somnifera)
Ayurvedic Herb Sarpagandha (Rauvolfia serpentina)
Ayurvedic Herb Mulethi (Liquorice) roots with bark
Flowers of Ayurvedic Herb Shatavar (Asparagus racemosus)