Navigation Links
Karnataka Pharmacy Gets Licence to Produce Medicines from White Arecanut

The Arecanut Research and Development Foundation at Mangalore in the southern Indian state of Karnataka has been granted licence for commercial manufacture of two Ayurvedic medicines using white arecanut.//

The areca nut, a favourite of the Indian betel chewers, has been known to have some medicinal properties. It is used in the manufacture of toothpowder and to combat tapeworms.

The Mangalore foundation had initiated research on alternative use of arecanut through the Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Ayurveda Pharmacy, Udupi.

The the Directorate of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy (ISMH) has now given the foundation its nod for commercial production of "Pooga syrup" and "Pooga trim" (powder). Pooga in Sanskrit means arecanut.

M. Mohanan, technical adviser at the pharmacy said in the clinical trails that lasted five years, the syrup was used to treat respiratory-related allergies.

The Pooga trim was used to reduce obesity and control diabetes, he said. The pharmacy was planning to bring out Pooga trim in capsule form too.

He said arecanut constituted 50 per cent of the ingredients in Pooga trim, and 30 per cent in the syrup.

If there was good demand for these medicines, approximately five per cent of the total white arecanut annually produced in Kerala and Karnataka could be utilised to manufacture them, Dr. Mohanan added.There has been a good response from the people of the region during trial marketing and no side-effect reported.
GPL
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Bird flu threat ruled out: Karnataka Forest Department
2. Private Public Partnership To Tackle TB, In Karnataka
3. Karnataka Government To Bifurcate Health Services
4. Approval Given for Two Medical Colleges In Karnataka
5. Karnataka CM Gets Praise from Hollywood Superstar
6. Karnataka Chief Minister to Spend Night With HIV Positive Family
7. Karnatakas Free Health Insurance to the Poor
8. Mega Project to Revamp Karnataka’s Healthcar
9. HIV Tests to Be Made Mandatory for Karnataka Couples, Politicians
10. Karnataka Wants to Make HIV Screening Mandatory for Couple Before Marriage
11. Morning-After Pill At The Local Pharmacy Could Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2017)... ... , ... “Just What Happened in the Garden of Eden”: retells the stories of three Bible ... creation of published author, Penelope Colt, mother, trader, horse farmer, artist and a former GM ... was three. At six, they moved to Dayton, Ohio, where Penny graduated high school. ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... Water damage ... Lee, New Jersey School District had left education officials with a number of critical ... replacement of the flooring had to be accomplished with little or no disruption to ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... In modern research, success depends ... instruments for research and understanding the basic principles that were designed to drive ... innovations in stereo microscopy for brightfield and fluorescence typically used in laboratories working ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... , ... May 24, 2017 , ... Altec ... participation in nVerge 2017 – a one-day technology conference in San Diego, CA. ... solution, which allows users to fully utilize and enhance their Sage ERP solutions by ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Drs. Nicholas Rallis and Chris ... spent 10 years as clinical instructors for the reputable Full Mouth Rehabilitation continuing ... the program, private practitioners receive cutting-edge clinical training and learn how to perform ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/6/2017)... Texas , May 5, 2017   Provista , ... with more than 200,000 customers, today announced Jim Cunniff ... a wealth of executive and business experience to Provista, including ... compounding pharmacy in California . He assumed ... "Jim is a great fit for Provista," says ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... 2017 Clarius Mobile Health, a digital ... scanners this week at the American Congress of ... San Diego, CA from ... the perfect tool for clinicians to easily confirm ... evaluate pregnancy-related complications like ectopic pregnancy and placenta ...
(Date:5/3/2017)... 2017 A Catheterization Laboratory is an ... facility. Commonly referred to as cath lab, this ... imaging technology to give physicians visual access to ... spaces, a team of physicians perform life-saving procedures ... intervention, congenital heart defect closure, stenotic heart valves, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: