Plants are generally rich sources of many natural herbal products which have mostly used for human welfare. From the ancient period man has been used several different plants to cure the all body pain and different diseases. Now a day throughout the world several thousands of plants are medicinal but very few drug plants are cultivated.
Various phytochemical survey are now seen as the first step towards the discovery of useful drugs Taking this into consideration, Department of Botany established herbal garden in college campus with following objectives,
- To encourage and promote students to introduce the herbal garden concept.
- To inculcate a sense of familiarity with surrounding biodiversity and its conservation, especially herbal plants
- To educate students in identifying different types of herbs and their uses including growing them in a garden
- To encourage students to use herbs in food