What is Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica)?
Moldavian Balm plant, with the scientific name of Dracocephalum Moldavica L, is one of the most aromatic export plants.
Economic Value of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica)
- The trade of medicinal herbs has transformed the global economy.
- In fact, the movement of medicinal herbs has revolutionized the economies of nations.
- Every year, millions of dollars are acquired as foreign exchange earnings through the trade of this medicinal plant, contributing significantly to the global economy.
There are different employment opportunities in this field as follows:
Many investors are recently investing in this industry because of their confidence in the profitability of the business. Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica) is one of the medicinal herbs used in various fields as follows:
- The pharmaceutical industry
- Food industries
- The cosmetic industry
- Industrial sector
Leaves and flower stalk
Iran, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Siberia
Distribution in Iran
Azerbaijan, Tehran, Guilan, Golestan, Karaj, Shiraz, and Lorestan
This plant is cultivated in two seasons:
This plant can be harvested from the first year of cultivation.
The best harvest time for the first year of cultivation is after flowering. This plant is cultivated in August and September, depending on the climatic conditions of each region.
- Dividing basal shoots
Cultivation of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica)
- This plant is propagated by seeds or dividing basal shoots in spring and autumn.
- This herb has little viability; therefore, the seeds are soaked for 16 to 20 hours at room temperature to enhance its vegetative features. Another method to improve the vegetative features of this plant is to leave it at zero degrees Celsius for 48 hours.
Cultivation of this plant by seeds takes place in two ways of direct and indirect:
Direct cultivation is done in late autumn, in rows at standard intervals.
Seeds cultivated by this method germinate in early spring. Direct cultivation is not recommended because the initial growth of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica) is slow.
In this type of cultivation, the seeds are planted in the bed, and the soil must be completely flat and fertilized. The soil receives proper surface rolling and regular irrigation after cultivation.
Vegetative reproduction occurs through the division of basal shoots.
In this method, 2- to 3-year-old plants are removed from the soil. Then, the debris and weeds are separated from the plant roots, and the plant is divided into 3 to 4 pieces.
Each plant should contain three parts:
This method incurs high costs and is not justifiable from an economic perspective.
This plant can be harvested from the first year.
Harvest takes place only once in the first year. However, from the second year onwards, the plant can be harvested two to three times a year. Therefore, given that the crop can be cultivated several times, it is profitable from an economic perspective.
Pests and Diseases
- Turnip flea beetle (Phyllotreta nemorum)
- Glomerella cingulate (leaf spot) fungi
Medicinal-Therapeutic Properties of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica)
- Heart tonic
- Improvement of digestive system
- Treatment of vertigo
- Treatment of cardiac and gastrointestinal disorders with neurological origin
- Essential oil
Note: Please consult your doctor before using this plant for treatment.
Supplier Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica) in Iran
Maleki commercial Group exports the best quality Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica) according to the needs of the customers in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, and CIF.
Maleki commercial Group, the Largest Exporter of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica)
Maleki commercial Group is the largest direct exporter of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica) in Iran and Asia. Maleki commercial Group exports the best quality Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica) according to the needs of the customers in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, and CIF.
Global Exports of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica)
Maleki commercial Group is the global exporter of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica) with the most active compounds along with the best quality and price among all companies exporting this plant. This holding has achieved considerable success in exporting this plant to various countries without intermediaries.
If you need this high-quality export plant, you can confidently obtain the best quality from Maleki commercial Group with safe and standard packaging.
The Price of Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica) in Iran
Maleki commercial Group exports Moldavian Balm (Dracocephalum Moldavica) to Europe, Asia, and America under the brand of Elisso Sky, and has attracted customer satisfaction worldwide.