CIMAP transfers technology for herbal products

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP), Lucknow has transferred the five technologies of herbal formulation to Nandan Impex Private Limited (NIPL), Mumbai

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By Jyoti Singh

New Delhi: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP), Lucknow has transferred the five technologies of herbal formulation to Nandan Impex Private Limited (NIPL), Mumbai. These products have been named Relaxomap, Painzaa, Pain Chhoo, Flomop and Acne Preventive Facewash.

Dr Abdul Samad, Acting Director, CSIR-CIMAP told that “These herbal products have been scientifically validated and tested by CSIR-CIMAP. All the products are made of ingredients mostly aromatic and medicinal plants and their production by this company would also benefit the farmers cultivating the medicinal and aromatic plants in the country”.

‘Relaxomap’ is an aroma therapeutic anti-inflammatory pain relieving topical formulation, in the form of oil that utilizes unique combination of plant extracts and proven aromatic oils for relieving pain resulting from exhaustion, stress and anxiety.

‘Painzaa’ is an anti-inflammatory pain relieving gel and it is a herbal formulation for topical application which contains active ingredients from natural sources for relieving muscular strain and inflammation.

For headache, muscular sprains, cold and other related problems ‘Pain Chhoo’ may be used. It has pleasant aroma and acts as mood elevator relieving heaviness. It is recommended that it should be used in small quantities for effective use. The balm uses essential oils, menthol, bees wax, camphor, etc.

By using essential oils and light liquid paraffin ‘Flomop’ formulation has been prepared. It is insect repellent emulsion, gives pleasant aroma. It has been claimed that this disinfectant repel most of the house hold insects.

To control acne and pimple an aloe Vera based herbal formulation named ‘Acne preventive face wash’ has been made. It is said that besides working as a cleanser, it also works as skin conditioner too. The company will soon start the production of the all above products in coming month in their manufacturing facility at Goregaon, Mumbai.

(India Science Wire)