Cultivation of Ashwagandha:-Friends, in today’s post, I will tell you about the cultivation of Ashwagandha, as well as how can you earn a lot of money from the business of Ashwagandha. But before that let me tell you what is Ashwagandha and why its demand is very high in the market. Friends, the special thing is that the leaves, roots, and seeds of Ashwagandha are all sold, due to which there is only profit in it.
What is Ashwagandha
Ashwagandha is a medicinal plant that is used as medicine in Ayurveda.
What is Ashwagandha used for
Benefits of Ashwagandha:- Friends, many benefits of Ashwagandha, it is mainly used as Ayurvedic medicine. You must have consumed Chyawanpras for sure. Let me tell you that all the companies that make Chyawanpras mix Ashwagandha in it.
Understand the benefits of Ashwagandha below: –
- It is specially used to strengthen the nervous system.
- Also, it is used in the treatment of serious diseases like cancer.
- Apart from this, Ashwagandha is also used for sexual diseases and in increasing physical strength.
- It is also considered very beneficial in arthritis, high blood pressure, etc.
How to Cultivate Ashwagandha
Friends, now you have to pay more attention here, only then you will understand what things you will need for the cultivation of Ashwagandha.
You can do Ashwagandha cultivation twice a year, one in February and the other in September or Oct. It takes 5 to 6 months for the Ashwagandha crop to be ready. But keep in mind that for cultivation, choose only an advanced variety of Ashwagandha. Like:- Jawahar Asgandh-20, Poshita, etc. Let me tell you that it may take 8 to 10 days for the seed to germinate.
Compost for Ashwagandha Cultivation
Friends, as you know that Ashwagandha is used for medicine, so it is not right to use chemical fertilizers. That’s why the use of chemical fertilizers should be avoided as far as possible. It would be better if you use green manure or vermicompost for Ashwagandha.
How much will it cost to cultivate Ashwagandha?
Friends, it depends on how much land will you cultivate Ashwagandha. But if you cultivate Ashwagandha on 1 acre of land, then it will cost you about 50000 rupees including seeds, fertilizers, harvesting, and all the expenses.
Ashwagandha Cultivation Profit
If we talk about its yield and profit, then there is only a benefit to it. If you cultivate ashwagandha on one acre of land, you will get approximately 700 to 800 kg of the root. The price of 1 kg of ashwagandha root in the market ranges from Rs 250 to Rs 350. The price depends on the quality of the roots. So in this way, you can understand that if you cultivate ashwagandha in only one acre, then you will get an income of 2 lakh 40 thousand. Talking about profit, even if you withdraw your investment of Rs 50,000 from it, you will get a profit of Rs 1,90,000 rs.
So you must have understood that how beneficial Ashwagandha cultivation can be for the farmers, if you want any other information related to Ashwagandha, feel free to contact us.