Crude Drug Price

Scientific Name Malayalam Name Part used Price (Rs/kg)*
Acacia catechu Karingali  Heart wood dry 40-50
Acorus calamus Vayampu  Dry rhizome 200-220
Aegle marmelos Koovalam     Dried root 30-35
Aloe vera Kattar vazha Whole plant fresh 15-20
Alpinia calcarata Chittaratha Dried rhizome 80-100
Andrographis paniculata Kiriyathu Whole plant dry 600-700
Aristilokia indica Garudakodi Dried root 60-70
Asparagus racemosus Satavari Fresh tubers 35-40
Bacopa monnieri Brahmi Whole plant fresh 15-20
Baliospermum solanifolium Nagadanti Dried root 140-160
Boerhaavia diffusa Thazhuthama Dried root 50-70
Caesalpinia sappan Chappangam Dried root 60-80
Casea fistula Kanikonna Stem bark 25-30
Chrysopogon zizanioides Ramacham Dried root 60-70
Cissus quadrangularis Changalamparanda Fresh herb 25-35
Clerodendrum serratum Cheruthekku Dried root 40-50
Clitoria ternatea Sankhupushpam Dried root 60-70
Coleus vettiveroides Iruveli Whole plant dry 120
Curculigo orchioides Nilappana Dried rhizome 100-120
Curcuma aromatica Kasthuri manjal Dried rhizome 80-100
Cyclea peltata Padavalli Dried root 150-200
Cymbopogon flexuosus Inchippullu Oil 800-900
Desmodium gangeticum Orila Dried root 70-80
Gmelina  arborea Kumizhu Dried root 25-35
Gymnema sylvestre Chakkarakolli   Dried leaves 100-150
Hemidesmus indicus Naruneendi Dried root 200-220
Holarrhena pubescens Kudakappala Stem bark 50-60
Holostemma ada-kodien Adapathiyan Dried root 600-700
Hygrophilla schulli Vayalchulli Dried root 30-40
Indigofera tinctoria Neelamari  Fresh leaf 80-100
Ipomoea mauritiana Palmuthukku Dried rhizome 30-40
Justicia beddomei Chittadalodakam Dried root 35-40
Kaempferia galanga Kacholam Dried rhizome 110-130
Kaempferia rotunda Chengazhineerkizhangu Fresh rhizome 70-80
Mucuna pruriens Naikurana Seed 80-100
Nilgiranthus ciliktus Karinkurinji Dried root 50-70
Oroxylum indicum Palakappayyani Dried root 30-40
Oryza sativa cv Njavara Njavara nellu Grain 100-120
Phyllanthus amarus Keezharnelli Whole plant dry 50-60
Piper longum Thippali Dried spike 500-700
Plumbago indica Chethikoduveli Fresh root 70-80
Pongamia pinnata Ungu Wood 30-40
Premna integrifolia Munja Dried root 25-35
Pseudarthria viscida Moovila Dried root 80-100
Pterocarpus marsupium Venga Wood 25-35
Pterocarpus santalinus Rektha chandanam Wood 200-250
Rauvolfia serpentina Sarpagandhi Dried root 400-500
Santalum album Chandanam Wood 400
Saraca asoca Asokam Dry stem bark 100-200
Sida rhombifolia ssp. Retusa Kurumthotti Dried root 80-100
Solanum melongena var. incanum Cheruvazhuthina Dried root 70-80
Solanum surattense Kantakarichunda Dried root 45-60
Solanum violaceum Putharichunda Dried root 70-80
Stereospermum colais Pathiri Dried root 25-30
Symplocos cochinchinensis Pachhotti Dry stem bark 80-100
Terminalia arjuna Neermarutu Dry stem bark 70-80
Terminalia bellirica Thanni Dried fruit 20-25
Terminalia chebula Kadukka Dried fruit 20-40
Tinospora cordifolia Chittamritu Dry shoot 15-30
Tragia involucrata Kodithuva Dried root 60-70
Trichosanthes cucumerina Kattupatavalam Whole plant dry 140-200
Vitex negundo Karinochi Fresh leaf 35-40
Woodfordia fruticosa Thathiri Dried flower 35-40
Wrightia tinctoria Dhanthappala Fresh leaf 60-80

*Collected from various sources. Price as on Nov- Dec 2012