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Organic Herbs

Panchaunle, Hatajadi (Salep, Marsh Orchid)

Dactylorhiza hatagirea (D. Don) Soo

Terrestrial perennial orchid about 30 to 45 cm high, root tuberous, slightly flattened and divided into three or five finger-like lobes. Leaves 5 to 30 cm long, 2 to 4 cm wide, oblanceolate, base sheathing. Flowers spotted rosy purple, including the stout curved cylindrical spur, narrowly lanceolate, numerous produced in base of stalk in huge clusters.


Rhizome is human palm shaped and soft fleshy, seems similar to fingers of hand divided into 3 to 5 (sometimes 6) lobes. Fresh rhizome weighs about 2.5 gram in average, and about 0.64 gram when air dried.


The root is expectorant, astringent, demulcent, and highly nutritious. Powdered root is spread over wounds to control bleeding. A decoction of the root is given in case of stomach trouble.

Additional information

Essential oil containers available:
10gm, 1kg, 25kg or custom size

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