Herbs Production & Processing Co. Ltd.

(An undertaking of the Government of Nepal)
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Highlights
1,000kg of Chamomile Oil on Sale    70 ton of Rosin, 4,000 ltr of Turpentine oil on sale    Please contact Sales unit of HPPCL (info@hppcl.com.np) for details   

Cultivation of MAPs

Price:  Rs. 00

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.

Price:  Rs. 00

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.

Price:  Rs. 00

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.)

Price:  Rs. 00

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.)

Price:  Rs. 00

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.)

Price:  Rs. 00

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

Price:  Rs. 00

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.

Price:  Rs. 00

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.

Price:  Rs. 00

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.

Price:  Rs. 00

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.

Price:  Rs. 00

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.

Price:  Rs. 00

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

Price:  Rs. 00

Chamomile Oil

Chamomile (Matricaria Chamomilla L.):

Harvested crop is wilted and essential oil is produced by steam distillation

 

Chemical constituents

Active constituents are chamazulene, bisabolol, farnesene, germacrene, heptadien, cadinene, elemance and caryophyllene.

 

Organoleptic Properties:

Appearance - Viscous liquid, color-dark-greenish blue, aroma - intensely sweet, herbaceus, coumarin-like with a fresh-fruity undertone.

 

Uses

Dry flowers are used for tea and produced oil is used for flavoring, cosmetic, perfumery and medicinal purposes.

 

Total quantity produced yearly: 1 ton

Packaging: Available in 1 kg, 5 kg, 25 kg, 50 kg and 100 kg. 

Minimum order quantity: 1 kg

FOB Price: NRs. 59,000 per kg.

Price:  Rs. 00

French Basil Oil

French basil (Ocimum basilicum L.)

Harvested crop is wilted and essential oil is produced by steam distillation

 

Chemical constituents

- Major constituents available in essential oil are linalol, geraniol, cadinol, cineol, cymene, bronylaceted, fenchol, camphor and methylchevicol.

 

Organoleptic Properties:

- Appearance - Fluid liquid, color-pale yellow, aroma - sweet, spicy, fresh-with a faint balsamic woody undertone.

 

Uses

- Used in perfumes and flavors as well as aroma therapeutic uses.

 

Total quantity produced yearly:200 kg

Packaging: Available in 1kg, 5kg, and 25kg, 

Minimum order quantity: 1kg

FOB Price: NRs. 7,000 per kg.

Price:  Rs. 00

Palmarosa Oil

Palamarosa(Cymbopogon  martini roxb)

Harvested crop is wilted and essential oil is produced by steam distillation

 

Chemical constituents

- Main constituents are geraiol, pinene, myrcene, cineol, terpinene, aarnesol, linalol, methyl heptenol, citronellol and ciral.

 

Organoleptic Properties:

- Appearance - Fluid liquid, Color - pale yellow, aroma -sweet floral, rosy.

 

 Uses

- Produced oil is used for flavor and fragrance. In cosmetic industry for scenting of soaps.  It is used for flavoring of tobacco.

 

Total quantity produced yearly:2 ton

Packaging: Available in 1kg, 5kg, 25kg, 50kg and 100kg. 

Minimum order quantity: 1kg

FOB Price: NRs. 5,000 per kg.

Price:  Rs. 00

Mentha Oil

Mentha  (Mentha arvensis L)

Harvested crop is wilted and essential oil is produced by steam distillation

 

Chemical constituents

Produced oil contains menthol, menthone, pinene, methyl acetate, piperitone, terpineol and Caryophyllene.

 

Organoleptic Properties:

Appearance - Slightly thick liquid, Color - pale yellow, aroma - strong, fresh and somewhat bitter-sweet.

 

 Uses

In the isolation of menthol crystals, in flavoring of toothpastes, mouthwash and pharmaceuticals. HPPCL uses mentha in preparation of Sancho, Sancho balm.

 

Total quantity produced yearly:10 ton

Packaging: Available in 1kg, 5kg, 25kg, 50kg and 100kg. 

Minimum order quantity: 1kg

Price: NRs. 2,500 per kg.

Price:  Rs. 00

Citronella Oil

Citronella (Cymbopogon  Winterianus jowitt)

Harvested crop is wilted and essential oil is produced by steam distillation

 

Chemical constituents

Geraniol, citronellol, geranyl, acetate, limonene, citronellyl acetate, elemol, camphene and sesquiterpens.

 

Organoleptic Properties:

Appearance - Fluid liquid, Color - light yellow aroma –fresh and sweet

 

 Uses

Produced oil is used for flavoring, cosmetics, perfumery, fungicide and insect repellent.

 

Total quantity produced yearly:6 ton

Packaging: Available in 1kg, 5kg, 25kg, 50kg and 100kg. 

Minimum order quantity: 1kg

Price: NRs. 3,000 per kg.

Price:  Rs. 00

Lemongrass Oil

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus)

Harvested crop is wilted and essential oil is produced by steam distillation

 

Chemical constituents

Citral, terpinene, terpineol, myrcene, borneal, dipentene, methyl hepterone, linalool, geraniol, citronellol and minor components.

 

Organoleptic Properties:

Appearance - Fluid liquid, Color - deep yellow to orange-brown and aroma - fresh-grassy lemon-type

 

Uses

Dried leaves are used for herbal tea and produced oil is used for flavoring, cosmetic, perfumery and medicinal purposes.

 

Total quantity produced yearly:4 ton

Packaging: Available in 1kg, 5kg, 25kg, 50kg and 100kg. 

Minimum order quantity: 1kg

Price: NRs. 4,000 per kg.

Manufacturing of Herbal Products

Price:  Rs. 00

Sancho

Sancho is a blend of natural herbal ingredients quickly provides penetrating heat, useful for cold, cough, stuffy nose, fatigue. It is safe, fast and effective relief for muscle pain, headache, sprain and itching.

 

MRP: Rs. 35

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

Price:  Rs. 00

Shilajit

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.

Price:  Rs. 00

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.

Price:  Rs. 00

Himalayan Massage Oil

Himalayan 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.