Ghodaamaarcha is a small aromatic shrub, about 15-30 cm high, with many tiny oblong leaves and delicate little whorls of pink-purple flowers growing in fairly dense cluster, occasionally crowding over the leaves. It is mostly abundant in the Himalayan region of Nepal. Chemical composition of this plant is: thymol (52.28-66.65%) p-cymene, y-terpinene. It contains essential oils including thymol which is a strong antiseptic but gentle on the skin.
Parts Used : Leaves, branch, flower.
Availability : 1500 to 4300 meter.
Collection period : April to September
Uses : Gastrointestinal problems, respiratory disorders, headache, antidote against hookworm, toothache.
Quantity available : 500kgs.