Nepal: A herb supermarket on the roof of the world

Nepal is one of the countries known for the richest bio-diversity. The herbs from Nepal are known from ancient times. As per the Hindu mythology, Sage Dhanwantari had invented cure for living creatures from these Himalayan herbs.

The Himalayas, the world's highest mountain range symbolises a rich reservoir of valuable medicinal and aromatic plants which are valuable forest resources of Nepal. The country owns diversified range of plants. It boasts approximately 7,000 species of flowering and non-flowering plants. Out of which around 1,500 species are of medicinal plants. More than 200 species of herbs have already been chemically tested to confirm the medicinal properties.

Though Nepal possesses a huge potential of herbal products, only marginal portions of its indigenous and endemic species have been utilised for commercial purposes. Gradually public concerns is growing towards the cultivation, production, trading and the sustainable development of Non Timber Forest Products (NTFP) in Nepal.

Approximately 150 species of the herbs have been so far selected for trading and industrial use. About 20,000 metric tons of different wild herbs are being collected from the community or state owned forests in Nepal. The main sources of these rare medicinal herbs are located in the high altitude mountains and Himalayan regions of the country.

Essential Oils in Nepal

Many varieties of essential oils and precious herbs have been indentified in Nepal for export. Biosysnepal aims to harness the rich treasures of herbs and aromas for processing and producing medicinal extracts and essential oils for drug, food and perfumery industries in Nepal.

Organic and Fair Trade Practices

Biosysnepal is fully committed to organic production and to provide fair wages and good employment opportunities to economically disadvantaged artisans and farmers. Bisysnepal not only believe in supporting living wages and safe & healthy conditions for workers but also adheres to social criteria and environmental principles.

Biosysnepal fosters a more equitable and sustainable system of production and trade that benefits people and their communities. Biosysnepal plans to utilize fair trade fund judiciously by the community to achieve Empowering women, Education for Next Generation, Emergency Assistance

Partnership for Development

The integrated medicinal and aromatic end products derived from the natural herbs available in Nepal have good promises to bring the country on the international map of aromatherapy and herbal products prominence. The social and economic development and upliftment of the down-trodden society of Nepal by using the gift of natural resources could crystallize. It will encourage not only the foreign exchange and enhance employment of the people of Nepal but also channelise the energy of the rural people towards positive financial and social betterments than indulging into unproductive tasks in the society and causing more harm than good.

Against this backdrop Biosysnepal will be more than happy to enter into a strategic alliance for developing herbal based products and other phyto-therapeutics related business with the companies/institutions/universities.

Enhancing Livelihood Opportunities for Rural Communities of Nepal

The integrated medicinal and aromatic end products derived from the natural herbs available in Nepal have good promises to bring the country on the international map of aromatherapy and herbal products prominence. The social and economic development and upliftment of the down trodden society of Nepal by using the gift of natural resources could crystallize. It will encourage not only the foreign exchange and enhance employment of the people of Nepal but also channelise the energy of the rural people towards positive financial and social betterments than indulging into unproductive tasks in the society and causing more harm than good.