Guchhichyau is a fungus which is mostly abundant in the Himalyan region of Nepal. It contains steroidal carotene. Carotene contains oil, cream, which are also used for coloring agent in several cosmetics.Research has proved that it produces immune response from harmful UVA and reduces skin cancer. It contains antioxidants which is very helpful as an anti-aging agent.
Parts Used : Whole Part.
Availability : 2000 to 3500 meter.
Collection period : April to July.
Uses : Delicious food item supposedly having aphrodisiac properties.
Quantity available : 400kgs.