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Medicinal Plants of India

First Online: February 08, 2007
Page Last Updated: October 31, 2016


India's rich bio-diversity includes a large number of plants with medicinal properties. The abundances of such plants has been one among the factors that helped the country to develop its own systems of healing like the Ayurveda and the Siddha many hundreds of years ago. 

Here is a collection of stamps featuring the medicinal plants of India.

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Guggulu Tree -- Comniphora wighitii
Guggulu Tree -- Comniphora wighitii
Detail from an Indian Postal Stamp

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The Amla Plant -- Emblica officinalis
The Amla Plant -- Emblica officinalis
Detail from an Indian Postal Stamp

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The Brahmi Plant -- Bacopa monnieri
The Brahmi Plant -- Bacopa monnieri
Detail from an Indian Postal Stamp

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Ashwagandha - Withania somnifera
Ashwagandha - Withania somnifera
Detail from an Indian Postal Stamp

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