Mint cultivation in Gujarat

Mint cultivation
Dilip Patel 20 JANUARY 2022
The scientific institute is the Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP) which provides seeds of cash crops like Menthol Mint to the farmers. Provides medicinal and aromatic plants to farmers.

Farmers are getting information about distillation units and their markets and farming techniques. This year, 35 thousand farmers of other states including Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat will be given mint plants.

India is the world’s largest exporter of natural mint. Mint is cultivated in about 3 lakh hectares in India. About 30,000 metric tons of peppermint oil is produced every year.

Mentha has become the first choice of farmers instead of traditional farming and has become the basis of their economic prosperity. Crystals made from mentha oil are exported.

Mentha cultivation can change fortunes. Farmers earn up to one lakh rupees by planting crops in one acre, in which they can earn a profit of 70 thousand by hard work. Make good profit

It is sown almost immediately from the end of January to the middle of April, when the start of cultivation is less cold. The crop is ready for harvesting in 90 days in June.

About 12-15 kg of Mentha oil comes out from one Vigha. There are many plants used to make mentha oil and crystals.

The farmer gets about 100 liters of oil per hectare from Mentha. Which is sold at a price of Rs 900 to 1300 per kg depending on the fluctuations of the market. Earning one lakh in three months There is a lot of demand for mint oil in India. Buying from the farm The lac-earning crop is likely to be grown on 300 acres in Gujarat this year.

Mint is used to enhance the taste of food. Every problem related to stomach can also be got rid of. About 70 diseases can be cured by regular consumption of mint.

oil farming
The demand for this specialty has increased significantly as a result of recent corporate scandals. The oil is used in pharmaceutical products such as toothpaste, scalp oil, soap, powder, medicine, flock wash, gutka, tobacco, soft drinks, cough syrup, chocolate, peppermint, beeswax, bakery, cosmetics. The biscuit itself is used in chocolate, cold drinks, massage oil. Widely used in beauty parlor and cosmetics.

Mentha oil prices have come down significantly in the last 2-3 years.

Scientists from CIMAP in Lucknow and FFDC in Kannauj have described a favorable climate for agriculture in Gujarat. He said that good farming can be done in Panchmahal and Narmada districts. Agriculture subsidy can be obtained from Gandhinagar Medicinal Board or Horticulture Board.

Farmer farming in Dhoraji

Hasmukh Ranabhai Hirpara, 70 years old farmer from Dhoraji, Rajkot, B.Sc. Having been cultivating since 2001. Aromatic Crop – Aroma sells its oil by processing it from the crop. The machine comes to extract the oil. Oil can also be obtained by evaporation and distillation. Oil can also be extracted by keeping this machine at home. The dry ingredients are used in the fuel after the oil is extracted.

Japanese Mint, Menthol – Mint has been cultivated for over 20 years. They have a 3 ton processing plant. He himself can do business of 50 lakhs in a year.

He cultivated mentha-mint for the first time after 2000. At that time the price of oil was Rs.250. The price has increased from 2008 to Rs 2,450 per kg. In 2012-13, the price of oil was in the range of Rs 2,800 to Rs 3,250. Now about 1 thousand.

use oil extract

Benefits of cotton cultivation
One acre is cut thrice and 150 kg of oil is extracted from it. Which sells on an average Rs 1000 a kg. 1.50 lakh profit. On the other hand, a profit of Rs. Thus much better profit is made as compared to cotton. There is a fixed income. Mentha seeds do not need to be harvested every year like cotton seeds.

the product
Mentha cultivation produces 15 to 20 tonnes of green mint per acre. In which 0.80 to 1.50% oil is extracted. 10 to 12 kg of oil comes out from one ton. If there is a steam distillation plant, then 18 to 20 kg of oil is available in one ton. 150 to 180 kg of oil is produced in one acre. A crop of 3 months yields 70 to 80 kg of oil.

don’t eat animals
Mint is not eaten by animals. So pigs or swallows are not harmed by other animals. For this neither medicine is needed nor expensive chemical fertilizers are needed. Cattle do not eat.

Can be at a temperature of 8 to 45 degrees.
First harvesting is to be done in 120 days and second in 60 to 70 days. Chinese roots are used for planting. After growing mint thrice, it can be uprooted and planted in the form of basil.

ismat flower or menthol

Farmers in Uttar Pradesh extract oil from mint at home. 60 kg oil menthol extract. Izmat flower is known as Menthol. White milk has frozen. It becomes a flower of respect. Eggplant is also made in a pan.

Farming in Malvan village

Narendrabhai Chhotabhai Patel, 60, a farmer from Malvan village in Virpur taluka of Kheda district, has been cultivating mint on 24 acres of land since 2003, earning millions. The Japanese cultivate mint and aromatic grass. Food and pharmacy industry. The Japanese brought mint seeds, that is, the roots of the plant. Mint leaves also contain oil and powder. Industries in Vapi, Bharuch and on the highway deal in only 24 acres of agricultural land.

distillation unit

Bought from Vapi and installed distillation unit. of this plant

The leaves and twigs extract the oil from the distillation unit. 1800 in the oil industry. Its cost is Rs 50,000 per acre.

Mint is in the village for 40 years
Sheilaben Patel, a woman farmer of Phanswala village in Valsad and the farmer of the village have been cultivating mint for 40 years. Proven to be more profitable at lower cost. Mint does not take much effort and the cost is also less.

starting from 1954

Mint cultivation in India was started in 1954 by the Jammu Laboratory. Now farmers are cultivating in Uttaranchal and Barabanki, Kanpur, Lucknow, Bareilly, Kanauj, Rampur, Gorakhpur districts of Uttar Pradesh. It is cultivated in 1 lakh hectare in India. Mentha oil exports stood at 25,700 tonnes. Production is 50 thousand tons of oil. 325 lakh farmers are engaged.

Punjab, Haryana and Bihar India is the world’s largest exporter of mint. India mainly exports peppermint or its products to USA, UK, Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Japan etc., which directly affects the income of farmers.
95% of the farming is done by Uttar Pradesh and another 5% by other states. Mentha is cultivated in 1.30 lakh hectares of land in Uttar Pradesh. It produces 22,000 tonnes of oil annually.

80% of mentha cultivation in the country in UP
80% of the country’s mentha is grown in Uttar Pradesh. In Uttar Pradesh it is cultivated in Barabanki, Chandauli, Sitapur, Banaras, Moradabad, Badaun, Rampur, Chandauli, Lakhimpur, Bareilly, Shahjahanpur, Bahraich, Ambedkar Nagar, Pilibhit, Rae Bareilly.
Crops were planted in 88000 hectares in Barabanki, the stronghold of Mentha. Barabanki alone contributes 25 to 33 percent of the state’s total oil production.

agricultural medicine

Boiling mint in water and spraying water on the crop kills the worms in vegetables.

work in 70 diseases

Abdominal pain, Poisonous insect bite, Gas, Intestinal worms, Facial beauty, Scorpion bite, Skin diseases, Indigestion, Heat of the skin, Cold and cough, Blood. Cold, cholera, pediatric diseases, airborne diseases, intestinal diseases, cold, fever, headache, typhoid, pneumonia and other diseases are the perfect medicine. Mint cools the body. Eating mint leaves with figs provides relief in cough. Relieves breath and summer heat.

Mint is sweet, tasty, hearty, warm, mild, talkative, expectorant and normalizes excessive bowel movements. It cures indigestion, diarrhea and cough. It is an anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory and anthelmintic. Prevents vomiting and diarrhea. To some extent it is also bile. It enhances digestion and appetite.

For hunger: Drink four spoons (about half a cup) decoction of mint, basil, black pepper and ginger every morning.

In case of fever: Drink mint and basil juice twice a day. Can be served with honey.

Fresh juice is beneficial in indigestion, dyspepsia and vomiting.

Stomach pain: Mix one spoon mint juice, one spoon ginger juice and drink it twice a day.

Apply two-three drops of mint juice in the nose two-three times a day in cold, barberry and pinas.
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Applying powder of dried mint leaves on the teeth ends bad breath.

Few mint leaves, 3 drops of lemon remove acne and its scars.

Mint leaves are helpful in treating high blood pressure and low blood pressure.

Drinking lemon juice and honey mixed with mint daily ends all stomach related problems.

Taking the powder of the leaves with honey regularly two to three times a day ends the problem of menstruation.
Provides relief from dehydration.

Taking cardamom powder and mint mixed with hot water is beneficial.
Drinking mint juice cures hiccups.

Mint syrup is made.

In the field, 250 to 300 quintals of cow dung or a mixture of manure is applied per hectare.