Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park, Hisar

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Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park

शतावर वाटिका जड़ी बूटी उद्यान
Herbal Park
Shatavar
Shatavar
Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park is located in Haryana
Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park
Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park
Location in Haryana, India
Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park is located in India
Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park
Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park
Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park (India)
Coordinates: 29°11′27″N 75°45′32″E / 29.19083°N 75.75889°E / 29.19083; 75.75889Coordinates: 29°11′27″N 75°45′32″E / 29.19083°N 75.75889°E / 29.19083; 75.75889
Country India
StateHaryana
DistrictHisar
Founded byForests Department, Haryana
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code01662
Websiteharyanaforest.gov.in

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.[1]

The Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park, Hisar is located next to Hisar Airport & Blue Bird Lake on Hisar-Dhansu Road at Hisar, 6 km away from Hisar Bus Stand and 7 km away from Hisar Railway Station.

The Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park, Hisar is next to Deer Park, Hisar. Both are run by the Forests Department, Haryana of Government of Haryana.

Objectives of the Herbal Park[edit]

The 125 acre herbal park, setup in 2008-09,[2] 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.[3]

Herbs at Park[edit]

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.[3]

Facilities at Park[edit]

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.[3]

Shatavari Ayurvedic Herb[edit]

The park is named after the Shatavar (Asparagus racemosus) herb.

Album[edit]

Representative pictures of herbs found at Hisar Herbal park.

Nearby attraction[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shatavari Herbal Park". projectsmonitor.com. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  2. ^ Haryana Herbal Park details
  3. ^ a b c PM News Bureau. "Herbal Park at Hisar". http://old.projectsmonitor.com. Retrieved 23 October 2014. External link in |publisher= (help)