To provide and promote Sustainable livelihood to the communities within the Kaluveli bio-region in Tamil Nadu,The Kaluveli is triangular watershed stretches from 10 km North West of Tindivanam to Marakkanam to the Auroville plateau, and covers an area of 740 sq. km. or 25,000 ha. During the monsoons runoff water reaches the Kaliveli floodplain (which is the lowest point within the watershed) via an intricate network of tanks and channels.
The herbal remedies help all our health issues of humans, not only human also cattle, traditionally the cattle health issues cured by many herbal remedies…Last 20 years we repromoting ethnoveterinary herbal practice among the cattle holders and farmers. Around 35 herbs are collected locally and added important spices and making small, it is called “Herbal masala urandai ” for cattle immune system. improvement, prevention of health issues. We trained Kanimedu village women , farmers and distributed them.This program is supported by DAP project.
Training and workshop on herbal medicine, food, wellness beauty care, plant nursery raising and herbal health drink under Pitchandikulam forest support by DAP- ANCP creating environment leadership and skill development of rural women from five districts in Tamil Nadu, India
Aim of the training program :
The rural women are aware of their local resources and conserve and use sustainable way to their family health and slowly creat entrepreneurship skill to do simple herbs recipes for their livelihood
Key faculty: Parvathy Nagarajan
Resource: Amirtha Herbals and Meera Herbal Food and Annai nursery
Promoting herbal medicine through village herbal dispensar at M.Pudhupakkam panchayat.Marakkanam block.
This is audio of workshop held in pitchandikulam forest.
After a few days of rain, the morning of Saturday, 24 November, opened with perfect skies, temperatures and vibrant plants for Pitchandikulam’s workshop which included a forest walk and a visit to their medicinal herb garden and nursery, where Ms Parvathi identified forest plants, taught about their health benefits and the easy ways we can use them in everyday life.