The cultivation of medicinal herbs , green pharmacy farm
In the land of a farmer will certainly be areas where one can grow herbs. For home consumption may be enough for yarrow, oregano, greater plantain, mugwort, Bur marigold, motherwort and other common grasses, and perhaps the farmer is lucky and the low cheese spoon he found Valerian and bistort.
These natural medicinal resources need to identify and try to survive. However, on the farm he can grow herbs for their own use and for delivery to procurement organizations.
Prices for ecologically pure medicinal raw materials are rising from year to year, and it will be beneficial, especially if you grow undemanding plants that will grow in areas not suitable for growing other crops.
Having mastered the skills of cultivation of medicinal herbs, some farmers can even repurpose the farm for this purpose, as the hectares of medicinal herbs provides an income ten times greater than any crop.
Another criterion for the successful cultivation of medicinal plants is the presence of areas that do not suffer the harmful effects of anthropogenic contamination with heavy metals, residual quantities of pesticides or fertilizers.
Many herbs pronounced ability to accumulate in themselves acievement. Of course, take herbal preparations containing such substances, would be to improve your health, but to undermine it.
Anthropogenic pollution today and experience all the natural thickets of medicinal plants. So, ultimately, growing them on clean areas is, perhaps, in many cases, the only way to get guaranteed pure herbal.
For the cultivation of medicinal plants, specific problems arise due to the fact that seed production of many species is small and the possibility of obtaining seeds limited.
Seed germination and obtaining viable seedlings require special conditions for growing their observed vulnerability of medicinal plants by pests, diseases, and fight them with chemical drugs is absolutely unacceptable.
However, the enthusiasm and good will, persistence and work to study the ecology and biology of medicinal plants bear fruit, and today there are all bases to speak about availability of proven technologies of growing a lot of medicinal herbs.
They can be cultivated on small plots separately or mixed together, forming a pleasing and ensembles plants. Many medicinal herbs (calendula, Valerian, elecampane, bistort, etc.), among other things, and even decorative.