BioThe Jammu and Kashmir Medicinal Plants Introduction Centre-JKMPIC, is a pioneer institution to start cultivation of important indigenous medicinal plants and introduce many from other parts of the world. A preliminary study on cultivation of medicinal plants in Jammu and Kashmir was from this institution. The medicinal plant garden created, grown and nurtured by JKMPIC around its unit complex contains Kashmir’s largest privately owned collection of medicinal plants,spanning over 300 varieties, including rare and endemic medicinal plants.
The garden is a treasure teove of herbal remedies that have been used for thousands of years by our ancestors for healing, health and beauty. All plants in the garden are carefully conserved for future generations further, a tissue culture lab. Established within the medicinal plant garden propagates and distributes rare medicinal plants as a further conservation effort. The plant research centre also nestled within the garden carries out advanced plant research into the medicinal plants in the garden, researching and validating their traditional uses.