Buckwheat is an important crop of the people of Sikkim, Nepal, Bhutan and Assam.Since the crop flowers profusely it is also used in bee keeping as bees collect nectar from this crop and the honey from such bees have enhanced antioxidant properties. Buck wheat is highly nutritious and medicinal and termed also as healing grain. High content of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B, minerals, and essential amino acids including lysine makes it a complete balanced food. It has on high demand as medicinal food due to rutin (Glucoside) contents which strengthens capillary blood vessels. The tartary buckwheat contains more rutin than the common buckwheat. It is good food for diabetic patient due to its D-chiro-inositol content. In Japan and other countries rutin is extracted from buckwheat. Buckwheat grown organically in Sikkim fetches premium price. Buckwheat flour is in high demand in Northern India during Hindu festival “Navratri and Shivaratri”, when it is used as food during fasting. Cultivation of Buckwheat is most suited under organic conditions.


  • Prevents Heart Diseases
  • Aids in Weight Loss
  • Anticancer Potential
  • Rich Source of Protein
  • Improves Digestion
  • Diabetes Management
  • Boosts Immune System
  • Reduces Risk of Gallstones
  • Prevents Asthma Attacks
  • Improves Bone Health
  • Prevents Anemia
  • Boosts Mood
  • Healthy Skin 
  • Healthy Hair