Rhododendron (Rhododendron Anthopogon) also known as Sunpati by locals is a member of the Ericaceae family. It’s an evergreen shrub that grows to a height of 0.6 to 1 meter. It can be found all around the country, but mainly at elevations of 3000–4800 meters. The aerial part of the rhododendron flower is steam distilled to produce Anthopogon oil.
Its harvesting season is from August to November.

  • Botanical Name : Anthopogon
  • Distillation part of plant : Flowers and Leaves 
  • Main Constituents : Pinene <alpha> (28.35%)
  • Local Name : Sunpati
  • Sourcing : Wild Crafted
  • Production Month :August-November
  • Production : Contracted community forest groups
General Properties

Physical Properties:

  • Aroma : Sweet herbal, faintly balsamic
  • Notes : Middle
  • Color : Pale Yellow
  • Appearance : Fluid liquid

Available Quantity : 150 gm to 100 K.G

  • Can also be used in perfumery, soaps, shampoos, creams, (massage) oils, and other products.
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