Mint cultivator earning millions, cures 70 diseases

Gandhinagar, 19 January 2021

The water of Panipuri flavored with asafoetida and mint is so tasty that women have become obsessed with it. The taste and aroma refreshes anyone. Mint is used to enhance the taste of cooking. Every stomach related problem can also be got rid of. About 70 diseases can be cured with regular intake of mint. Peppermint oil is in high demand in India. Buying from the farm. This crop, which earns lakhs of farmers, is currently being grown on 200 acres in Gujarat.

Oil extraction farming

Japanese mint has been planted on 200 acres in Gujarat. The prices are good. The oil is used in pharmaceutical products, bakeries, cosmetics such as toothpaste, scalp oil, soap, powder, medicine, flock washing, gutkha, tobacco, soft drinks, cough syrup, chocolate, peppermint, wax. The world uses methanol oil. Biscuits are used in massage oil. Used extensively in beauty parlors and cosmetics.

Cultivation starts as soon as the cold starts, around the end of January. Now farmers in Gujarat are preparing for farming.

Farmer farming in Dhoraji

Harsukhbhai Ranabhai Hirpara, a 70-year-old farmer from Dhoraji, Rajkot, has been doing farming since 2001 after doing his B.Sc. He said that he sells his oil by processing aroma crops. Japanese Mint, Menthol – They have been cultivating Mint for 20 years. If a farmer wants to cultivate mint, I give him facilities from seed to market. I also go to the farmer’s farm. I assure him of the price. I also buy.

He has trained thousands of farmers, he imparts knowledge to people in Gujarat Universities. They do medicinal farming in 45 bidh lands. They have a 3 tonne oil extraction plant. The farmers remove the oil for free. He himself can trade 50 lakhs in a year.

He cultivated mentha-mint for the first time after 2000. At that time the price of oil was 250 rupees. After 2008, this price has increased to Rs 2,450 per kg. Oil prices ranged from Rs 2,800 to Rs 3,250 in 2012-13. Now you get 1000 rupees.

Farm in Gujarat

Scientists from CIMAP in Lucknow and FFDC in Kanauja have said that Gujarat has an environment conducive to agriculture. He said that farming can be done well in Panchmahal and Narmada districts. Agricultural grants can be obtained from the Gandhinagar Medicines Board or the Horticulture Board.

Use oil extract

Machine comes to extract oil. Oil can also be obtained by evaporation and distillation. Oil can also be extracted by keeping this machine at home. Dry oil is used in the fuel after the oil is extracted.

Benefit Factors from Cotton Farming

One acre is cut three times and 150 kg of oil is extracted from it. Which is sold on an average of Rs.1000 per kg. Profit 1.50 Lakh Rs. On the other hand, a profit of Rs. Thus there is a much better benefit than cotton. There is a fixed income. Like cotton seeds, mentha seeds should not be taken every year.

Beginning 1954

Mint farming in India was started in 1954 by Jammu Laboratory. Now farmers are cultivating in Uttaranchal and Barabanki, Kanpur, Lucknow, Bareilly, Kanauj, Rampur, Gorakhpur districts of Uttar Pradesh. It is cultivated in India in 1 lakh hectares. In Gujarat, hardly 200 acres are cultivated. Mentha oil exports amounted to 25,700 tonnes. Production is 50 thousand tons of oil. About 80 percent of the country’s crops are grown in Uttar Pradesh. In which 325 lakh farmers are engaged.


Mentha cultivation produces 15 to 20 tonnes of green mint per acre. In which 0.80 to 1.50 percent oil is extracted. One ton produces 10 to 12 kg of oil. A steam distillation plant gives 18 to 20 kg of oil in one ton. 150 to 180 kg of oil is produced in one acre. 70 to 80 kg of oil is released from a 3-month crop.

Animals don’t eat

Peppermint is not eaten by animals. Pigs or swallows are not harmed by other animals. There is no need for medicine or expensive chemical fertilizer. Cattle do not eat.

Can occur at temperatures ranging from 8 to 45 degrees.

The first harvesting is to be done in 120 days and the second in 60 to 70 days. The roots are used for planting. Peppermint is harvested three times. It can be uprooted and applied as basil. Can occur at temperatures ranging from 8 to 45 degrees.

Ismat flower or menthol

Farmers in Uttar Pradesh extract oil from mint at home. The flower of izmat is known as menthol. White milk comes out, it freezes. It becomes a flower of honor.

Farming in Malvan village

Narendrabhai Chhotabhai Patel, a 60-year-old farmer of Malvan village in Veerpur taluka of Kheda district, has been earning millions since 2003 by cultivating mint on 24 acres of land. The Japanese cultivate peppermint and fragrant grasses. Food and Pharmacy Industry. The Japanese brought mint seeds, plant roots. Mint leaves also contain oil and powder. Industries on Vapi, Bharuch and the highway carry 24 acres of farm produce at a bargain price.

Have been cultivating mint in the village for 40 years

Shalben Patel, a female farmer from Phanswala village in Valsad and a farmer of the village, has been cultivating mint for 40 years. Proven to be more profitable at a lower cost. A lot of effort is needed in the fields Does not last and costs less. Which is useful in eating.

After boiling the mint in water, sprinkling that water on the crop destroys the caterpillars that live in the vegetables.

Work in 70 diseases.

Abdominal pain, poisonous insect bites, gas, intestinal worms, facial beauty, scorpion bites, dermatitis, indigestion, skin heat, cold and cough, cold, cholera, pediatrics, airborne diseases, intestinal diseases, cold Fever, headache, typhoid, pneumonia and other diseases are infallible medicines. Peppermint keeps the body cool. Taking fig leaves with fig provides relief from cough. Relief and relief from heat.

Mint is sweet, delicious, hearty, warm, mild, talkative 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 cholelithic. It increases digestion and appetite.

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

Over fever: Drink mint and basil juice twice a day. with honey .

Fresh juice helps in indigestion, vomiting.

In case of stomachache: Mix one spoon of mint juice, one spoon of ginger juice and drink it twice a day.

In cold, saliva and pines, add two to three drops of mint juice to the nose two or three times a day.

To remove the smell of moe.

Applying dried mint leaf powder on teeth removes bad breath.

A few mint leaves, 3 drops of lemon remove the acne and its blisters.

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

Drinking lemon juice and honey mixed with mint every day eliminates all stomach problems.

To get relief from menstrual problems, take powder of leaves with honey regularly two to three times a day.

Mixing cardamom powder and mixing mint with hot water is beneficial.

Drinking mint juice gives relief from hiccups.

Mint syrup is made.


Punjab, Haryana and Bihar India are the largest exporters of peppermint in the world. India mainly exports peppermint or its products to the United States, Britain, Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Japan etc., which directly affects the income of farmers. 95% of the cultivation is done by Uttar Pradesh and 5% by other states.(Translated from Gujarati)