Herbs Production & Processing Co. Ltd.

(An undertaking of the Government of Nepal)
Sustainable Business Dignified Employment Empowered Communities

Highlights
1,600kg of Chamomile Oil on Sale @ Rs 50,000/kg. Offer valid till stock lasts.    Notice for Distributor    70 ton of Rosin, 4,000 ltr of Turpentine oil on sale    Please contact Sales unit of HPPCL ([email protected]) for details   

Cultivation of MAPs

Chamomile

Chamomile (Matricaria Chamomilla L.)

Annual grass production-337 tons

- Chamomile is an annual herb that grows up to 90cm in height. HPPCL has been cultivating this crop since 1990 A.D. especially in the Terai region of Nepal.

- Propagation by seeds. November is main sowing season. Seeds are mixed with sand or ash in 1:30 ratio and sown 30-40 cm. Apart in rows. First cut starts after flowering. One third from the tip of plants is harvested in first cutting. Whole plant is harvested in the second cutting one month after first cut.

French Basil

French basil (Ocimum basilicum L.)

- Annual grass production- 40 tons

- French bacil is an annual herb that grows up to 50cm in height. HPPCL has been cultivating this crop since 1990 A.D. especially in the Terai region of Nepal.

- Propagation by seeds. March is growing season. Seedlings are raised in nursery (February).  First harvesting starts three months after transplantation.  Second harvesting after two months.

Palmarosa

Palmarosa(Cymbopogon  martinii roxb)

Annual grass production-352 tons

- Palmarosa is a long slender stemmed terminal top perennial herb. It grows up to a meter in height. HPPCL has been cultivating this crop since 1982 A.D. especially in the Terai region of Nepal.

- Propagation by seeds and by slips. Nursery developed in April by showing seeds and transplanted in May. First harvesting is done after 2 months of nursery transplantation. We can harvest 3 times within a year. Winter season is dormant season so therefore no harvesting is done.

- After plugging and harrowing of the field, the plants from nursery are transplanted. Row to Row distance (40 cm) and plant to plant distance (30 cm.)

Mentha

Mentha  (Mentha arvensis L_

Annual grass production-1005 tons

- Mentha is a fragile annual herb that grows up to 60cm height. HPPCL has been cultivating this crop since 1988 A.D. in the Terai region of Nepal.

- Propagation by root suckers and by nursery developed from suckers. Suckers transplanted in January-February and nursery transplanted in March. In June whole plant is harvested.

- After plugging and harrowing the field, suckers are transplanted in Row to Row distance (40cm.) and sucker to sucker distance (6cm.) Seedlings are transplanted in row to row distance (30cm.) and plant to plant distance (15cm.)

Citronella

Citronella (Cymbopogon  Winterianus jowitt)

Annual grass production-531 tons

- Citronella is an aromatic perennial herb growing up to two-meter height. HPPCL has been cultivating this crop since 1982 A.D. in the Terai region of Nepal.

- This crop is propagated by slips. Slips are prepared by splitting two-year-old clump of Citornella. June-July is main sowing season and first harvested after 3 months of transplantation. Second harvest starts after 40-45 days of first harvesting. Harvesting is 4 times within a year. Winter season is dormant season and therefore no harvesting is done.

- After plugging and harrowing of field, slips are transplanted in Row to Row distance (40-50cm) and plant to plant distance (30-40cm.)

Lemongrass

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus)

Annual grass production-604 tons

- Lemongrass is a fast growing aromatic perennial herb that grows up to three meters in height. HPPCL has been cultivating this crop since 1982 A.D. in the Terai region of Nepal.

- Propagation is by seeds and by slips. Slips are prepared by splitting two-year-old clumps of lemongrass. June – July is main sowing season and first harvested after 3 months of transplantation. Second harvest after 45 days of first harvesting.

- Harvest is four times within a year. Winter season is dormant season and therefore no harvesting is done.

- Slips are transplanted Row to Row distance (40-50cm) and plant to plant distance (30-40cm.)


Collection of MAPs

Pine Resin

Pinus Roxburghii

Annual collection Target-........Ton (Target being fixed)

It is collected from plants Pinus Roxburghii. Real method is used to collect resin from community forestry as well as natural forest of mid hilly region of Nepal.

 

 The resin is processed further to produce Rosin and turpentine.

Pine resin is composed of terpenes, alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, delta-3 carene, and sabinene, the monocyclic terpenes limonene and terpinolene, and smaller amounts of the tricyclic sesquiterpenes, longifolene, caryophyllene, and delta-cadinene.

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus sps.

 

Annual collection Target-........Ton (Target being fixed)

 

Eucalyptus leaves are collected from community forestry area, forest land and private cultivated area of terai region of Nepal.

 

Eucalyptus is fast-growing evergreen tree and are characterised by the possesion of indefinite shoorts and naked bud. Leaves are usually alternate, thick and gland dotted. Flowers are ebracteate, usually white in simple or paniculate umbels.

 

Eucalyptus Oil is obtained by steam distillation of fresh or semi dry leaf material of Eucalyptus sp. It is commonly called Masala in Nepali.

 

Uses in pharmaceutical preparations, flavoring of cough drops, vaporizers, mouth

gargles, toothpaste etc, rubefecient, general germicide. In perfumery, scenting of soaps.

Raw Shilajit

Shilajit

 

Annual collection Target-........Ton (Target being fixed)

 

Shilajit(Asphaltum) is a thick sticky tar like substances found in high mountainous region if Nepal. It is a gelatinous substance that is secreted from the side of the mountains, rock when they have become heated by the rays of sun in the months of June, July.

Raw shilajit is processed by dissolving in water followed by decantation and sedimentation method.

It is used in Ayurveda, Unani, and as a traditional system of medicine. It contains at least 85 minerals in ionic form, as well as triterpenes, humic acids and fulvic acids.

 

It is used as anti-allergic, anti- diabetic, memory enhancer, increase fertility in both men and women. It helps to clear brain fog.

Cinnamon

Cinnamomum tamala

 

Annual collection Target-........Ton (Target being fixed)

 

Cinnamon leaves are collected from community forestry area, forest land and private cultivated area of mid hill region of Nepal.

 

Cinnamon (Tejpat) is an evergreen tree found between 450 – 2000 m. in Mahabharat region of Nepal. It is also cultivated. Leaves are lanceolate, three-veined, aromatic. Flowers are pale yellow in terminal and axillaries – branched clusters.

 

Cinnamon oil is obtained by steam distillation of partly dried leaves and twigs of Cinnamomum tamala. Nees & Eberm. Its vernacula name is Tejpat.

Used in perfumery, in chemical industries and in flavors.

Zanthoxylum

Zanthoxylum armatum D.C.

 

Annual collection Target-........Ton (Target being fixed)

 

Zanthoxylum fruits are collected from community forest area, forest land and private cultivated area of mid hill region of Nepal.

 

Zanthixylum (Timur) is found in Mahabharat regions between 1500-2400 m. It is also cultivated. It is a thorny shrub or small tree with corky bark and strong pricles on the branches. Leaves are pinnate; leaflets 2-6 pairs, toothed. Flowers are small, white in loose clusters. Fruit is ovoid, red when mature, splitting into two valves.

 

The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the dried fruits of Zanthoxylum armatum D.C. Its vernacular name is Timur. 

 

Being rich in linalool, and also containing limonene, methyl cinnamate and cineole, it is used in the fragrance and flavor industry. Anti-infectious, sedative, arthritis, cholera, toothache.

Wintergreen

Gaultheria fragrantissima

Annual collection Target-........Ton (Target being fixed)

 

Wintergreen leaves are collected from community forestry area as well as government forestry area of mid hilly region of Nepal.

 

Wintergreen (Dhasingre) is a bushy shrub growing at 1200-2600 m altitude. Leaves are ovate to lanceolate and toothed. Flowers are small white in racemes. Leaves when crushed impart fragrance of wintergreen oil.

 

Wintergreen oil is obtained by distillation of the leaves of Gaultheria fragrantissima Wall. Its local name is Machhino and Dhasingre.

 

It is used as a flavoring agent in the confectionery industry and in the manufacture of soft drinks; it is also used in the pharmaceutical and perfumery industry, also used as Antiseptic, a diuretic, stimulant, emenagogue and anti-rheumatic. It is very useful in many rheumatic conditions, for gout and stiffness due to old age. It also revitalizes and gives energy following muscular pains, particularly good for athletes for instance.


Processing of MAPs

Palmarosa Oil (Cymbopogon Martini roxb)

Short Description

This crop is cultivated in company’s own land in the Terai region of Nepal. The harvested crop is wilted and oil is produced by steam distillation in its own.

 

Chemical Constituents

Main constituents are Geraniol, Geranyl acetate, Linalool, Caryophyllene

 

Organoleptic Properties

 Appearance - fluid liquid

Color - Pale yellow

Aroma - sweet floral rosy

 Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and cosmetics.

Planned production for 2019/2020: 2129 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 60

Chamomile Oil (Matricaria chamomilla L.)

Short Description

This crop is cultivated in company’s own land in the Terai region of Nepal. The harvested crop is wilted and oil is produced by steam distillation in its own.

 

Chemical Constituents

Active constituents are Farnesene, bisabolol oxide, bisabolone oxide, Butylated hydroxyltoulene, cadinene and caryophyllene.

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance - Viscous liquid

Color - dark greenish blue

Aroma - intensely sweet, herbaceous, coumarin-like with a fresh-fruity undertone

 

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicines

Planned production for 2019/2020: 1006 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 450

 

Citronella Oil( Cymbopogan winterianus jowitt)

Short Description

This crop is cultivated in company’s own land in the Terai region of Nepal. The harvested crop is wilted and oil is produced by steam distillation in its own processing plant.

 

Chemical Constituents

Citronellal, Citronellol, Neral, Geraniol, Geranial, Geranyl acetate, Caryophyllene, Citronellyl acetate, Limonene 

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance - Viscous liquid

Color - Deep yellow

Aroma - fresh and sweet

 

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicines.

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 5716 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 40

 

Lemongrass Oil (Cymbopogan flexuosus DC, Stapf.)

Short Description

This crop is cultivated in company’s own land in the Terai region of Nepal. The harvested the crop is wilted and oil is produced by steam distillation in its own processing plant.

 

Chemical Constituents

Major constituents are Geranial, Neral, Limonene, Caryophyllene, Geranyl acetate, Linalyl acetate, Citral, Isogeranial, Para cymene, linalool

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance -Viscous liquid

Color - Deep yellow to orange brown

Aroma - fresh grassy lemon type

 

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicine

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 3840 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 50

 

French Basil Oil (Ocimum basilicum L.)

Short Description

This crop is cultivated in company’s own land in the Terai region of Nepal. The harvested crop is wilted and oil is produced by steam distillation in its own processing plant.

 

Chemical Constituents

Linalool, Bergamotene, Linalyl acetate, Eucalyptol, Eugenol, Caryophyllene, Beta elemene.

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance - Fluid liquid, Color-Pale yellow, 

Aroma - Sweet spicy, fresh with a faint balsamic woody undertone.

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicines

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 340 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 95

Mentha Oil (Mentha arvensis L.)

Short Description

This crop is cultivated in company’s own land in the Terai region of Nepal. The harvested crop is wilted and oil is produced by steam distillation in its own processing plant.

 

Chemical Constituents

Major constituents are Menthol, Menthone, Isomenthone, Menthyl acetate, Limonene

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance - Slightly thick liquid, Color-Pale yellow

Aroma - Strong fresh and somewhat bittersweet

 

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicines

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 11016 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 35

 

Sugandhawall (Valerianajatamansi)

Short Description

The rhizomes of sugandhawall are collected from hilly region forest of Nepal and then dried, and oil is produced by steam distillation in company’s own processing plant.

 

Chemical Constituents

Beta Humulene, Calarene, Alpha Bulnesene, Himachalene, Isovaleric, Alpha santalene.

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance - Fluid to slightly viscous liquid

Color - Yellowish-green to brownish-yellow

 

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicines

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 720 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 370

 

Eucalyptus Oil (Eucalyptus spp)

Short Description

Leaves are collected from the the Terai region (forests)of Nepal and then dried, and oil is produced by steam distillation in company’s own processing plant.

 

Chemical Constituents

Eucalyptol, Limonene, Aromadendrene, Phellamdrene, Terpinolene, Alpha terpineol.

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance-Slightly viscous liquid  

Color-Pale yellow

Aroma-Camphor like woody aroma

 

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicines.

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 16077 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 40

 

Timur oil (Zanthoxylum armatum DC)

Short Description

The crop berries are collected from hilly region of Nepal and then dried, and oil is produced by steam distillation in company’s own processing plant.

 

Chemical Constituents

Linalool, limonene, methyl cinnamate, Carene, Dimethylanisol, Alpha Terpinene

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance-Slightly thick liquid

Color-Pale yellow

Aroma-Characteristics, bitter aromatic citrus peel essence

 

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicines

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 2400 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 245

 

Tejpat oil (Cinnamomum tamala Nees & Eberm)

Short Description

Leaves are collected from mid hill forest of Nepal and then dried, and oil is produced by steam distillation in company’s own processing plant.

 

Chemical Constituents

 Linalool, Eucalyptol, alpha pinene, Limonene, Beta pinene, Para cymene

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance - Slightly viscous liquid

Color - Pale yellow

Aroma - Bright and cinnamon like aroma.

 

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicines

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 1000 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 145

 

Sancho

Short Description

Sancho is a unique blend of different pure Himalayan essential oils (Mentha, Eucalyptus, Tejpat, Timur, Wintergreen, Lemongrass) which are produced in company’s own processing units.

Chemical Constituents

Major constituents are Menthol, Camphor, Limonene, Menthone, Methyl acetate

Uses

For cold, cough, rheumatic pain, stuffy nose, fatigue, Bodyache, Mascularache, Headache, Neuralgia, Sprain and itching.

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 50000 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 75

 

Sugandha Kokila (Cinnamomum Glaucescens Ness)

Introduction

The Berries of sugandhakokila are collected from hilly region forest of Nepal and then dried, and oil is produced by steam distillation in company's own processing plant.

 

Chemical Constituents

Eucalyptol, Methyl cinnamate, Terpineol, Beta pinene, Cymene, Camphor, Myristicin, Limonene

 

Organoleptic Properties

Appearance - Slightly viscous, Color-Pale yellow

Aroma - Camphor like spicy aroma.

 

Uses

Used in flavor, fragrances and medicines

 

Planned production for 2019/2020: 2400 kg

Minimum order quantity: 5kg

 

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included): 30


Comming Soon, In New Packing

Shilajeet

Shilajeet is the Herbo-mineral(Asphaltum) product found in northern part of Himalayas of Nepal. It is an ancient herbal substances containing more than 85 minerals It is used to maintain the health of healthy person. It helps to balance out stress causing hormones, boosts the immune system. It is used as anti-allergic, anti- diabetic, memory enhancer, increase fertility in both men and women. It helps to clear brain fog.

 

MRP: Rs. 390

 

Please contact our sales unit of HPPCL (Ph: 01-4992152) or distributor Sai Enterprises (Ph: +977-1-5523971) for selling this product.

 

Sancho Balm
Sancho Balm is a tropical ointment 
intended for use
on chest, back and throat for cough
suppression or on muscles, joints for
minor aches and pains. It is also used to treat
headache, cold, cough, congested nose,
chest and throat stuffiness and also used to
treat mosquito bites.
 
MRP: Rs. 30
 
Please contact our sales unit of
HPPCL (Ph.: 01-4992152) or
distributor Sai Enterprises
(Ph.: +977-1-5523971)
for selling
this product.
Sancho

Sancho is a unique blend of different pure Himalayan essential oils (Mentha, Eucalyptus, Tejpat, Timur, Wintergreen, Lemongrass) which are produced in the company’s own processing units.

Chemical Constituents

Major constituents are Menthol, Camphor, Limonene, Menthone, and Methyl acetate.

Uses 

For cold, cough, rheumatic pain, stuffy nose, fatigue, Bodyache, Mascularache, Headache, Neuralgia, Sprain and itching.

Planned production for 2019/2020 : 50,000 kg

Minimum order quantity : 5kg

FOB Price per kg in USD (packaging included) : 75

MRP: Rs. 35

Please contact our distributor Sai Enterprises, Lalitpur for sales & marketing (Ph: +977-1-5523971)

Sancho Massage Oil
Sancho massage oil is a wonderful 
blend of natural essential oil away
pain associated with arthritis. This oil
recipe helps to relax tight muscles,
smooth pain, and reduce inflammation.
This Himalayan pain relief massage oils
perfect for sore muscles and joints caused
by exercise, arthritis.
 
MRP: Rs. 160
 
Please contact our sales unit of 
HPPCL (Ph: 01-4992152) or
distributor Sai Enterprises
(Ph: +977-1-5523971) for selling
this product.