• Herbal Medicines
  • Grafted plants
  • Herbal plants
  • Dictionary of Medicinal plants
Type of Garden
  • Conservation Altogether Botanical species
  • Preservation – Traditional siddha properties – Seed Bank
  • Hi-tech Nursery garden
  • Education on Horticulture, Siddha , Forest species
  • Preparation of Siddha Medicines – by 100% Natural plant sources
  • Metrological station
  • Tropical & Sub-tropical fruits cultivation

About ABS Botanical Conservation Research and Training Centre

             This institution is conceived and started on 1994 by Horticulturist Dr.A.Balasubramanian(abs), popularly know as “ABS” with profound interest and dedicated involvement to conserve the nature.  He is basically an industrialist turned into horticulturist with keen interest towards nature and its flora and fauna.

Educational qualification

  • Bachelor of commerce
  • Certificate course in horticulture
  • Diploma in herbal medicine
  • Diploma in Naturopathy
  • Registered Siddha Medical Practitioner


Experience in the field of
Horticulture and Herbs   

15 years

Herbal gardens established

  • Established Medicinal Plants Garden in Periyar University, consisting of 252 plant species.
  • Established Medicinal Plants Garden in PowerGrid Corporation of INDIA at K.R.Thoppur with 134 plant species.
  • Established and working as a consultant in Central Siddha Institute Medicinal Garden at Mettur

Awards received

  • Salem district best Industrialist Award 1991-92
  • First prize award consecutively seven years for the best home garden in Yercaud Summer Festival.
  • Nearly 25 awards from summer festival Yercaud from 1994 – 2005
  • 15 awards from All India Mango Exhibition.
  • 3 awards from Mango Show Ooty and Coonoor


  • Dr.A.Balasubramanian. 2000. Introducing Siddha medicine in School and cultivation of medicinal herbs. Article published in the souvenir of the National Conference on Scope of Siddha in New Millennium. Chennai.
  • Dr.A.Balasubramanian. 2002. Articles published in National conference on medicinal plants, their utilization, cultivation and marketing. Dept. of Botany, Govt. Arts collage, Salem
  • Dr.A.Balasubramanian. 2004. Turn bluish globe to greenish globe. Article published in National seminar on the role of Medicinal crops in human and animal health care. Horticutural Collage and Research Station, Periyakulam.

Popular Articles

  • Naveena velanmai March 2004
  • Malarum velanmai 15 June 2004
  • Malai murasu 10 February 2003
  • Malai murasu, 13 January 2003
  • Aviztham Siddha journal 2000
  • Dinamani, 13 March 2006

Radio speeches

  • All India Radio, Trichy 2003 on Medicinal Plants
  • FM-Kodaikkanal 2005 on Medicinal Plants

Television interviews

  • 6 interviews on Cultivation of Fruits and Medicinal plants

Books written

  • “Dictionary of Medicinal Plants” covering of more than 2000 plant names in Tamil, Botanical and Family name wise.
  • “Introducing siddha medicine study in school level and cultivating herbs in school yard and home yard” (Tamil)