Gondsoroi is a large-sized evergreen tree species native to the tropical Himalayan regions of Nepal. It grows naturally in both the hills and plains up to an altitude of 1200 metres. The wood of C. glaucescens imparts an oil rich in safrole, myristicin and elemicin. Almost all parts of the plants are aromatic. Berries of this plant also yield this Gondsoroi oil of high commercial value.
Traditional and Emotional uses reportedly include:-
The oil is a gift to the perfume industry and is often used as a flavouring.