When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Thursday, August 8 at 8 pm, the whole public was listening to him.
Narendra Modi, in his address, mentioned the latest decision taken by the government regarding Jammu and Kashmir and also said how this decision will benefit Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
Talking about Ladakh, the Prime Minister mentioned a special plant, which he described as 'Sanjeevani Booti'.
Prime Minister Modi said, "A plant named Solo is found in Ladakh. Experts say that this plant serves as a lifeline for those on high altitude, for the security forces deployed in icy places. It has a role in maintaining the immune system in a low oxygen space.
"Think, should such a thing be sold worldwide?" Countless such plants, herbal products are scattered in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. They will be identified, if there is a sale, then the farmers there will benefit. Therefore, I would urge the entrepreneurs, exporters or people related to food processing to come forward to take the local products of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the world. "
Which plant is Solo?
When Prime Minister Modi mentioned a plant called Solo in his speech, the common people got curious about it.
This medicinal herb named Solo is found in Ladakh. Apart from this, it is also found in the hills of Siberia.
Dr. OP Chaurasia, director of Defense Institute of High Altitude and Research (DIHAR), said that this herb has very high medicinal properties.
Dr. Chaurasia explains, "With the help of this herb, the problem of loss of appetite is overcome. Also this herb improves memory. Not only this, Solo is also used as a medicine of depression. . "
Solo plants grow at an altitude of 15 to 18 thousand feet. Its plants are found in Khardung-La, Changla and Pezilla areas in Ladakh.
Local people of Ladakh also make a dish from this plant which they call 'Tangathur'. This dish is very popular among the local people and it is also consumed for health benefits.
Dr. Chaurasia explains that mainly three species of Solo are found. Whose names are Solo Carpo (White), Solo Marpo (Red) and Solo Serpo (Yellow).
Ladakh is the only place in India where Solo is grown. The local Vaidya and Ayurvedic doctors of Ladakh also make medicines from this plant. They mainly use Solo Karpo (white).
The scientific name of the Solo plant is Rhodiola (Rhodiola) is. Research has been going on this plant at DIHAR Institute for the last 10 years. Also, the scientists here are also planning about the commercialization of this plant.
The National Center for Complimentary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), a US government agency that researches alternative medicine, has reported that there has been some research on solo plants that has been hypothesized to help relieve mental stress. .
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