DNA Digital Edition
Geneva
Wednesday, May 3
1, 2006

Bangalore lab to set reference standards for ayurvedic herbs

In what is seen as a milestone in the effort to standardize Indian systems of medicine in the context of its growing global popularity, a Bangalore based laboratory is releasing ‘reference standards’ for herbs used for ayurvedic drugs and for mutations. “To begin with, we are releasing reference standards in regard to 100 ayurvedic herbs next month,” Muhammed Majeed, Chairman of Sami Labs, Said. He Said scientists in his laboratories in India and the US have succeeded in setting standards for 100 ayurvedic herbs after three years of intensive research.