Article Index
ADALOTAKAM
1. Botany
2. Chemical Constituents
3. Medicinal Properties & Use
4. Varieties
5. Soil & Climate
6. Propagation
7. Planting
8. Manuring
9. Pest & Diseases
10. Harvest & Processing
11. Related Species
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Harvest & processing

The plant is harvested as whole plant and also for leaves and roots.

Leaf harvest :
From first year onwards at 3-4 months interval
 Root harvest : after 2 years
 December – January is deal for root harvest since alkaloid content is higher during these months.

Roots are collected by digging and stems are cut 15 cm above the root, dried and stored.

Yield: Whole plant: 10-12 t/acre (fresh)
           Roots: 2-3 t/acre

Adalotakam Leaf harvest
Adalotakam Root harvest