Increasing participation from Nepal

We are excited to announce that our partner in Nepal (NEHHPA) will bring even more companies to MAP-Expo 2018! The Nepal Herbs and Herbal Products Association is an umbrella organization of Nepalese herbal producers, manufacturers and traders in the sector of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs), particularly Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs). Nepal has always been the centre of herbal richness with more than ten thousand species of herbs in its alpine belt. The medical herbs databases listing for Nepal shows 1,624 species of medical and aromatic species. These herbs have been integral part of traditional medicine practices of indigenous community in Nepal. Seeing the same impact and long history of herbal use, these herbs of Nepal are now exported to many countries and companies for medical purposes. Many big companies import such herbs to make medical extract and derivatives which are used in treating various diseases and health deficiency. (more…)

MAP top 3 Essential Oils.

  MAP Expo does not only focus on the plant based medicine but also on the natural cosmetics and essential oils. Here a list of our favourite oils.         Eucalyptus   The most common use for eucalyptus is to treat a cold. Because of it’s strong minty smell it clears your airways almost immediately. And this is not the only thing it’s proven to do, it kills bacteria and fungus like a pesticide. It also relieves seasonal allergies as well as pain and inflammation. When used in a diffuser in your home it will clean the air and relieve headaches. (more…)