Lokta Paper Packaging
Wildcrafted & handmade
Sinfully Wholesome packages all of our products in our exclusive, wildcrafted and handmade Lokta Paper bags.
Low acid, completely natural, handmade packaging that has never been touched by industrial chemicals or equipment is an essential aspect of delivering on our promise of providing the world's finest, natural and wholesome personal care products that are ethically sourced and environmentally sustainable.
Lokta Paper is the most environmentally friendly paper on earth. It’s wildcrafted and handmade from the bark of
a species of laurel bush indigenous to Nepal called Daphne Papyrus.
The Lokta bush, as it is commonly called
in Nepal, only grows at an altitude above 6500 ft. in the high Himalayas. And when harvested, just like bamboo, it automatically regenerates.
For almost a 1,000 years the wild Nepalese Lokta bush has been harvested by hand and then handcrafted into
Our Lokta paper is made in same centuries
old, time honoured way by Nepalese artisans,
with the proceeds supporting women's economic
Lokta Paper was traditionally used by the Buddhist Monks of Tibet to block print their sacred texts
Sinfully Wholesome’s Wildcrafted Handmade
Lokta Paper packaging is silk-screened by
hand by local artisans in a style reminiscent
of the centuries old tradition of Buddhist block
Today the Nepalese government still prints all of their official state documents on Lokta Paper because of it’s
renowned properties of low acidity, strength and longevity. In fact, 800 year old Buddhist scriptures block printed
on Lokta Paper are still in use today.