Start Submission Become a Reviewer

Reading: Nature Tourism in India-Red Sander Plant Species of YSR District, Andhra Pradesh

Download

A- A+
Alt. Display

Research

Nature Tourism in India-Red Sander Plant Species of YSR District, Andhra Pradesh

Authors:

Ramabrahmam Vellore ,

Yogi Vemana University, Andhra Pradesh, IN
About Ramabrahmam
Dept. of History & Archaeology
X close

Varija Vudhayaraju

Yogi Vemana University, Andhra Pradesh, IN
About Varija
Dept. of History & Archaeology
X close

Abstract

The Medical tourism studies report for the year 2015 indicates that more than 2,000,000 patients from abroad travelled to India. Ayurveda has attracted the attention of global population especially the developed countries since ages for the promotion of medical tourism encompassing modern medical sciences and the ancient Indian medical systems Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH). Foreign travellers were coming to India since centuries in search of knowledge. Medical tourism in India is a multibillion-dollar provider industry and attracting millions of foreigners and domestic to visit incredible heritage of country and enjoy the medicinal blessings of traditional Vedas and Upanishads. India is full of well trained, qualified and experienced professionals and doctors. India ‘s medical tourism sector is expected to experience an annual growth rate of 30%, making it Rs. 9,500-crore industry by 2015. Estimates of the value of medical tourism to India go as high as $2 billion a year by 2012. Currently, India is second only to Thailand in the number of medical tourists it has attracted since the early 1990s. Red sandalwood grown on the shale subsoil, at altitudes around 750 meters (2,460 ft), and in semi-arid climatic conditions gives a distinctive wavy grain margin. Lumber pieces with the wavy grain margin are graded as "A" grade. Red sandalwood with wavy grain margins sells at higher prices than the standard wood in market. Red sandalwood is used for treating digestive tract problems, fluid retention, and coughs and for “blood purification.” Red sandalwood might increase the loss of body water through the urine (diuretic effect). Red sanders are used for Cosmetic remedies face pack for dry skin. Many of the Indian hospitals have a holistic center in its premise with more ancient forms of treatments such as yoga and meditation programs, and herbal medicine, naturopathy, homoeopathy, and acupuncture departments.

How to Cite: Vellore, R., & Vudhayaraju, V. (2020). Nature Tourism in India-Red Sander Plant Species of YSR District, Andhra Pradesh. TRIVALENT ත්‍රිසංයුජ: Journal of Archaeology, Tourism & Anthropology, 1(1), 13–23. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/tjata.v1i1.25
Published on 01 Dec 2020.
Peer Reviewed

Downloads

  • PDF (EN)

    comments powered by Disqus