Charak Vatika (Medicinal Plantation)

After the traditional welcome ceremony with a refreshing drink and freshly cut fruits, guests will be taken for a tour to Charak Vatika – The Ayurvedic Plantation. See and learn how the Ayurvedic plants play a major role in providing herbal cures to several health ailments as well as maintaining general health and well-being. At the end of your guided trip through Charak Vatika, your knowledge of medicinal plants will be enhanced and you’ll be rooting for herbal Lifestyle!

Medicinal plants play a major role in providing herbal cures to several health ailments as well as maintaining general health and well-being. India is the birthplace of alternative medicine systems such as Ayurveda, Siddha and Homeopathy which use medications derived from plants.

Atreya Vedic Farm is focussed on preserving and raising various medicinal and aromatic plants and spices All the plant life at Charak Vatika, like everywhere else on the estate, has been propagated naturally and grown without the use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides.

Clinging to the hillside are descending terraces that constitute the medicinal plantation. It has been interestingly designed, making it seem as though nature itself has spontaneously decided upon the entire arrangement. Plants, herbs, flowering shrubs, climbers and creepers are symmetrically laid out yet appear unrestrained and innately wild, a synthesis that magnifies each one's natural appeal.

From the Indian Pennywort (Centella asiatica) to the Spearmint (Mentha spicata), and from the Java Plum (Syzgium cumini) to the Stone Apple (Aegle marmelos), the amazing wealth of medicinal plants will leave you awestruck. At the end of your guided trip through the plant pharmacy, your knowledge of medicinal plants will be enhanced and you'll be rooting for a herbal lifestyle!