Newsletters-1997-to-2000

SNOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2000

Sabinsa Corporation’s Utah Facility Moves to New Building

Sabinsa Corporation’s Utah Facility Moves to New Building

Newsletter Nov Dec 2000

Dr. Muhammed Majeed, founder and CEO of Sabinsa Corporation, based in Piscataway, New Jersey, opened a new processing and distribution...

New President of Sabinsa Corporation

New President of Sabinsa Corporation

Newsletter Nov Dec 2000

We are proud to announce that Todd Norton, formerly Senior Executive Vice President of Sabinsa Corporation, has been promoted to...

Cosmoperine™: A New Cosmetic Product from Sabinsa

Cosmoperine™: A New Cosmetic Product from Sabinsa

Newsletter Nov Dec 2000

Cosmoperine™ (*), chemically known as tetrahydropiperine, is prepared from piperine, the active principle of black pepper and long pepper. It...

New People at Sabinsa

New People at Sabinsa

Newsletter Nov Dec 2000

Jennifer Beddoes joined Sabinsa’s Utah office in August 2000. She brings with her 9 years of versatile experience in customer...

SOCTOBER 2000

People Focus

People Focus

Newsletter October 2000

We take this opportunity to welcome three new employees to Sabinsa’s New Jersey office who will help Sabinsa continue to...

Sabinsa Participated in Health Ingredients (HI) Japan

Sabinsa Participated in Health Ingredients (HI) Japan

Newsletter October 2000

Sabinsa Corporation exhibited at Health Ingredients (HI) Japan with SAMI Labs Ltd., Sabinsa’s manufacturing facility at the Big Sight Convention...

Venocin™ (Horse Chestnut Extract)

Venocin™ (Horse Chestnut Extract)

Newsletter October 2000

Sabinsa Corporation is proud to introduce Venocin™, Sabinsa’s proprietary name for Horse chestnut extract. Two different grades of Venocin™ are...

SSEPTEMBER 2000

Reducing High Cholesterol

Reducing High Cholesterol

Newsletter September 2000

FDA Approves Healthy Heart Claims for Plant Stanols/Sterols. Plant sterols and stanols are natural components of foods, such as fruits,...

Sabinsa's Upcoming Shows

Sabinsa's Upcoming Shows

Newsletter September 2000

Sept. 20-22, 2000: Health Ingredients (HI) Japan with SAMI Chemicals & Extracts Ltd. at the Big Sight Convention Center (Tokyo,...

SAUGUST 2000

Sabinsa Participated in NNFA MarketPlace 2000

Sabinsa Participated in NNFA MarketPlace 2000

Newsletter August 2000

Sabinsa Corporation exhibited at the National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA) MarketPlace 2000 held in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 27th...

Sabinsa Receives Award

Sabinsa Receives Award

Newsletter August 2000

Dr. Muhammed Majeed, President & CEO (second from left in picture) received a plaque from Vitamin Retailer magazine, presented by...

New Product Websites

New Product Websites

Newsletter August 2000

Sabinsa Corporation is pleased to announce the completion of three, new, product websites, www.bioperine.com, www.forslean.com, www.tetrahydrocurcuminoids.com that describe Sabinsa’s leading...

Green Tea Extract in Skin Care Formulations

Green Tea Extract in Skin Care Formulations

Newsletter August 2000

Green tea extract by virtue of its content of catechins, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is valued as a topical antioxidant....

Antioxidant Effects of Bacopa monniera

Antioxidant Effects of Bacopa monniera

Newsletter August 2000

Bacopa monniera (syn. Herpestis monniera), commonly known as Brahmi, has been used by Ayurvedic practitioners in India since ancient times...

SJULY 2000

Resveratrol : A Powerful Antioxdant

Resveratrol : A Powerful Antioxdant

Newsletter July 2000

Resveratrol, a compound present in grape skin, peanuts, mulberries and at least 70 other plant species, is noted for its...

Resveratrol Linked to Brain & Nerve Health

Resveratrol Linked to Brain & Nerve Health

Newsletter July 2000

New research has identified a potential link between fresh grapes and brain health, and the compound responsible is resveratrol. Preliminary...

Elevated Blood Triglycerides Increase Risk of Heart Disease

Elevated Blood Triglycerides Increase Risk of Heart Disease

Newsletter July 2000

In a recent 20-year study, researchers found that elevated triglycerides, a common type of blood fat in the human body,...

Sabinsa's Upcoming Shows

Sabinsa's Upcoming Shows

Newsletter July 2000

July 27-29, 2000: NNFA at the Las Vegas Convention Center (Las Vegas, NV) Booth# 1514 Sept. 20-22, 2000: Health Ingredients...

SMAY- JUNE 2000

Fiber Helps Diabetics Control Blood Sugar- US Study

Fiber Helps Diabetics Control Blood Sugar- US Study

Newsletter May-June 2000

According to a recent randomized, crossover study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a diet high in fiber,...

The Importance of Fiber Digestibility

The Importance of Fiber Digestibility

Newsletter May-June 2000

Typically, most Americans consume 17 g of fiber per day, and they are reluctant to increase their fiber intake in...

FDA Alert: The Herb Family Aristolochia

FDA Alert: The Herb Family Aristolochia

Newsletter May-June 2000

The FDA of the United States has issued an alert to doctors to be on the lookout for botanicals from...

Reduce Motion Sickness with Ginger

Reduce Motion Sickness with Ginger

Newsletter May-June 2000

Motion sickness, commonly called travel sickness, occurs when the balance organs in the inner air are overstimulated by repeated small...

Sabinsa Corporation Participates in IFT Food Expo

Sabinsa Corporation Participates in IFT Food Expo

Newsletter May-June 2000

Sabinsa Corporation participated in the Annual Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo held in Dallas, Texas June 10-14, 2000....

Sabinsa's Upcoming Shows

Sabinsa's Upcoming Shows

Newsletter May-June 2000

Sabinsa Corporation will participate in the following Trade Show Events in July-Sept. 2000. July 27-29, 2000: NNFA at the Las...

SAPRIL 2000

Role of Antioxidants in Chronic Disease Prevention

Role of Antioxidants in Chronic Disease Prevention

Newsletter April 2000

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released a report on April 11th reviewing the emerging science of antioxidants and their...

High-selenium Food Products

High-selenium Food Products

Newsletter April 2000

High Selenium pork: A Successful Product in Korea. Selen pork, a special brand of high selenium pork, containing about ten...

Selenium-rich Designer Eggs

Selenium-rich Designer Eggs

Newsletter April 2000

Efficient transfer of dietary selenium through the inclusion of an organic form of the trace element in laying hens’ diets...

FDA Withdraws Proposed Limits on Herb Ephedra

FDA Withdraws Proposed Limits on Herb Ephedra

Newsletter April 2000

On Friday, March 31st, 2000, Federal health officials withdrew controversial proposals to limit consumption of the herb ephedra since they...

Immunological Effects of Lactic Acid Bacteria

Immunological Effects of Lactic Acid Bacteria

Newsletter April 2000

A review article in the current issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition details the therapeutic and preventive effects...

Plant Sterols and Stanols Help to Prevent Heart Disease

Plant Sterols and Stanols Help to Prevent Heart Disease

Newsletter April 2000

According to a new clinical review1, the risk of heart disease could be reduced by 25 % by adding plant...

Tea Drinking & Bone Mineral Density in Older Women

Tea Drinking & Bone Mineral Density in Older Women

Newsletter April 2000

High caffeine intake is reported as a risk factor for reduced bone mineral density (BMD) in older women. Most studies,...

Product Focus : Tetrahydrocurcuminoids

Product Focus : Tetrahydrocurcuminoids

Newsletter April 2000

Tetrahydrocurcuminoids (THC)*, the patent pending nutrient for topical and oral applications are color-free compounds derived from the yellow curcuminoids** (the...

People Focus

People Focus

Newsletter April 2000

Helen Ricalde recently joined Sabinsa’s New Jersey office as Manager, Quality Assurance/Quality Control. She graduated from Rutgers University in May...

SFEBRUARY- MARCH 2000

FDA Revises Position on Dietary Supplements During Pregnancy

FDA Revises Position on Dietary Supplements During Pregnancy

Newsletter February - March 2000

Further to the news item titled "Limits Eased on Dietary Supplements" (Current Issues, January 2000), we would like to inform...

More Secrets of Selenium Revealed

More Secrets of Selenium Revealed

Newsletter February - March 2000

In a Harvard School of Public Health study, men with the greatest selenium intake had a two-thirds lower risk of...

Validated HPLC Method for the Assay of L-(+)-Selenomethionine

Validated HPLC Method for the Assay of L-(+)-Selenomethionine

Newsletter February - March 2000

An HPLC method has been developed and validated for the analysis of L-(+)-Selenomethionine on a Thermoquest PDA System using a...

Boswellin® - A Safe Topical Anti-inflammatory Agent

Boswellin® - A Safe Topical Anti-inflammatory Agent

Newsletter February - March 2000

A new study confirms that an ointment preparation containing 5% Boswellin® is free from dermal toxicity. In this study, 15...

New Research on Lutein Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer

New Research on Lutein Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer

Newsletter February - March 2000

Dietary antioxidants, including carotenoids, are hypothesized to decrease the risk of age-related cataracts by preventing oxidation of proteins or lipids...

Marketing Focus: Asha Ramesh

Marketing Focus: Asha Ramesh

Newsletter February - March 2000

Asha Ramesh recently joined Sabinsa’s New Jersey office where she is responsible for coordinating with Sabinsa’s customers. Asha Ramesh holds...

Bioavailability Catches Attention of the NIH

Bioavailability Catches Attention of the NIH

Newsletter February - March 2000

Sabinsa has recently participated in a conference on Bioavailability of Dietary Supplements organized by The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)...

SFEBRUARY 2000

Tea & Recalcitrant atopic Dermatitis

Tea & Recalcitrant atopic Dermatitis

Newsletter February 2000

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic and a prevalent form of eczema characterized by itchy, red, inflamed, scaling, cracking, weeping,...

Catechin levels of Different Types of Tea

Catechin levels of Different Types of Tea

Newsletter February 2000

Green Tea 30-42 wt% Oolong Tea 08-20 wt% Black Tea 03-10 wt% (*Catechins are mesured as wt% of extract solids)...

Diets thats succeed

Diets thats succeed

Newsletter February 2000

The federal government conducted the first comprehensive scientific review of popular diets, and they concluded that high-carbohydrate diet regimens keep...

SJANUARY 2000

Sami R & D Center : Recognition For Research Leading to Ph.D.

Sami R & D Center : Recognition For Research Leading to Ph.D.

Newsletter January 2000

The R & D Center at SAMI Labs Ltd., with state of the art research facilities, has been recognized by...

Limits Eased on Dietary Supplements

Limits Eased on Dietary Supplements

Newsletter January 2000

An FDA proposal in 1998 stated that supplement labels could not imply any diagnosis, treatment, prevention or cure of a...

Green Tea Extract May Promote Weight Loss

Green Tea Extract May Promote Weight Loss

Newsletter January 2000

A study performed at the University of Geneva in Switzerland, reported that green tea extract may be useful in weight...

Mineral Supplements in Health

Mineral Supplements in Health

Newsletter January 2000

Zinc and respiratory health Zinc supplementation was associated with a 41% decrease in pneumonia and a 25% decrease in diarrhea...

R & D Focus

R & D Focus

Newsletter January 2000

Sivaprakash K. Balakrishnan is R & D Manager at the Sabinsa’s Princeton NJ facility. With a Masters degree in Applied...

SNOVEMBER - DECEMBER 1999

Product Focus : Third U.S Patent Granted

Product Focus : Third U.S Patent Granted

Newsletter Nov-Dec 1999

Sabinsa Corporation has been granted its third patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on the use of its...

SSEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 1999

Sabinsa R & D: Focus on Analytical Method Validation

Sabinsa R & D: Focus on Analytical Method Validation

Newsletters - Sep-Oct 1999

Scientists at Sabinsa R & D continuously work on developing and validating efficient methods of analysis for the wide range...

Product Focus: Coleus forskohlii

Product Focus: Coleus forskohlii

Newsletters - Sep-Oct 1999

Coleus forskohlii belongs to the Natural Order Labiatae (Lamiaceae), a family of mints and lavenders. This species is a perennial...

New Product focus: Magnesium/Potassium Aspartate

New Product focus: Magnesium/Potassium Aspartate

Newsletters - Sep-Oct 1999

Sabinsa Corporation is poised to introduce a mineral product with superior bioavailability, Magnesium/ Potassium Aspartate (Mg/K aspartate). This product has...

Angela Lee: Customer Service Representative

Angela Lee: Customer Service Representative

Newsletters - Sep-Oct 1999

Angela Lee recently joined the sales and marketing group at Sabinsa Corporation. Angela graduated from Rutgers University in May 1999...

Cosmeceuticals from Sabinsa Corporation

Cosmeceuticals from Sabinsa Corporation

Newsletters - Sep-Oct 1999

A cosmeceutical is defined as an ingredient with medicinal properties which manifests beneficial topical actions or provides protection against degenerative...

SJUNE - JULY 1999

L-(+)-Selenomethionine: A Bioavailable Selenium Supplement

L-(+)-Selenomethionine: A Bioavailable Selenium Supplement

Newsletter June-July 1999

Sabinsa Corporation offers manufacturers two grades of L-(+)-Selenomethionine: pure L-(+) Selenomethionine (containing a minimum of 40% elemental selenium) and a...

Product Focus : L-(+)-Selenomethionine

Product Focus : L-(+)-Selenomethionine

Newsletter June-July 1999

An HPLC method has been validated for the analysis of L-(+)-Selenomethionine on a Thermoquest PDA System using a Phenomenex Aqua...

Selenium Yeast Vs. L-(+)-Selenomethionine

Selenium Yeast Vs. L-(+)-Selenomethionine

Newsletter June-July 1999

The selenium in commercial selenium yeast samples is present as L(+) Selenomethionine. The minimum elemental selenium content is about 1080...

"Selenium: A Quest For Better Understanding"

Newsletter June-July 1999

Reprints of this publication authored by Dr. V. Badmaev, Dr. M. Majeed and Dr. R.A. Passwater, from the peer-reviewed journal,...

In Memorium: A. Rajendran (8/3/58-7/21/99)

In Memorium: A. Rajendran (8/3/58-7/21/99)

Newsletter June-July 1999

A tragic road accident while on duty claimed the life of A. Rajendran, a brilliant analytical chemist who headed the...

Perspective: Exploring The Roots of Ayurvedic Tradition

Perspective: Exploring The Roots of Ayurvedic Tradition

Newsletter June-July 1999

Dr. Vladimir Badmaev, Vice President Medical and Scientific Affairs recently visited India and was fascinated by the country’s rich cultural...

Enhancing the Effects of Nutraceuticals

Enhancing the Effects of Nutraceuticals

Newsletter June-July 1999

The May 1999 issue of Scrip magazine carried an article on improving the bioavailability of nutraceuticals. Bioperine®, the patented black...

A Recent Biopiracy Controversy: Indian American Scientists Patent Traditionally Used Herbs

A Recent Biopiracy Controversy: Indian American Scientists Patent Traditionally Used Herbs

Newsletter June-July 1999

U.S. Patent # 5,900,240 entitled "Herbal Compositions and their use as Hypoglycemic Agents" describes an edible composition comprised of a...

SAPRIL - MAY 1999

New Accounting Firm

New Accounting Firm

Newsletter April-May 1999

Sabinsa Corporation is proud to announce that Deloitte & Touche LLP is representing the company as its auditors and management...

New Publications : Redefining Our Standards Boswellin® the Only Natural Leukotriene and HLE Inhibitor®

New Publications : Redefining Our Standards Boswellin® the Only Natural Leukotriene and...

Newsletter April-May 1999

Sabinsa Corporation is proud to announce that Deloitte & Touche LLP is representing the company as its auditors and management...

Research Focus : Rgulobert DiGiovanni

Research Focus : Rgulobert DiGiovanni

Newsletter April-May 1999

Recently, Robert DiGiovanni joined the Research & Development group at Sabinsa Corporation in Princeton, New Jersey as a Senior Analytical...

"WEIGHT LOSS"- Citrin® Vs. Xenical® (orlistat)

Newsletter April-May 1999

Citrin® is Sabinsa's trademarked name for an unique calcium salt of (-) hydroxycitric acid ((-) HCA), an effective weight loss...

SFEBRUARY - MARCH 1999

Sabinsa Corporation Assigned Patent on the Use of Curcuminoids

Sabinsa Corporation Assigned Patent on the Use of Curcuminoids

Newsletter Feb-Mar 1999

The Sabinsa Corporation was assigned yet another U.S. patent (# 5,861,415, January, 19, 1999), titled "Bioprotectant composition , method of...

New Publications

New Publications

Newsletter Feb-Mar 1999

Gugulipid® : Importance of proper analytical methodology & the 10% Gugulipid MythGugulipid®, a registered trademark of Sabinsa Corporation, is the...

Marketing Focus : Corey Norton

Marketing Focus : Corey Norton

Newsletter Feb-Mar 1999

Recently Corey R. Norton joined the sales or marketing group at Sabinsa Corporation as Western U.S. Account Executive. A graduate...

Product Updates

Product Updates

Newsletter Feb-Mar 1999

Mucuna pruriens Extract Mucuna pruriens is valued therapeutically for its L-Dopa content. L-Dopa is 3-Hydroxytyrosine or 3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine) or 2-Amino-3 (3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)...

Sabinsa Corporation Explores The Herbal Market in China

Sabinsa Corporation Explores The Herbal Market in China

Newsletter Feb-Mar 1999

Minghua Nie, International Marketing Analyst at Sabinsa Corporation, recently visited China to explore sources of various herbal extracts and nutritional...

Visit us at www.sabinsa.com

Visit us at www.sabinsa.com

Newsletter Feb-Mar 1999

The web site has been updated recently and includes the current product list and a wealth of technical information. Customers...

Sabinsa Corporation Licenses Trade Marked Names

Sabinsa Corporation Licenses Trade Marked Names

Newsletter Feb-Mar 1999

Sabinsa Corporation takes an aggressive stand to license trademarked names and proprietary formulations to the industry. One such product line...

Sabinsa Corporation Participates in European Trade Show Event

Sabinsa Corporation Participates in European Trade Show Event

Newsletter Feb-Mar 1999

Recently, Sabinsa Corporation participated in the PharmaFoods Services European trade show event held at Palais des Congres in Brussels, Belgium,...

United States Senator Orrin Hatch and Todd Norton

United States Senator Orrin Hatch and Todd Norton

Newsletter Feb-Mar 1999

On February 18, 1999, Todd Norton, Executive Vice President of Sabinsa Corporation was invited by Senator Orrin Hatch-UT, to participate...

SJANUARY 1999

Product Focus : Citrin®

Product Focus : Citrin®

Newsletter Dec 1998 - Jan 1999

Fruit of Garcinia cambogia, the natural source of (-) hydroxycitric acid Citrin®: A revolutionary approach to weight management Citrin® is...

SOCTOBER - NOVEMBER 1998

A Matter or Quality : Boswellin®

A Matter or Quality : Boswellin®

Newsletter October-November 1998

Boswellin®, the standardized extract of boswellic acids from Boswellia serrata is valued for its anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties. However, a...

Research focus : Dr. Yvonne Nujoma

Research focus : Dr. Yvonne Nujoma

Newsletter October-November 1998

Dr. Yvonne Namukuwa Nujoma recently joined Sabinsa’s technical research department. Dr. Nujoma obtained a B.S. in Chemistry with a minor...

Products For the Cold and Flu season

Products For the Cold and Flu season

Newsletter October-November 1998

Incidence of the common cold, flu and respiratory problems often increase at the onset of the fall season. The natural...

Understanding Alpha - Lipoic Acid

Understanding Alpha - Lipoic Acid

Newsletter October-November 1998

What is DHLA? Is it pharmacologically active? DHLA is the reduced form of a-Lipoic acid, an effective biological antioxidant. The...

BioPerine®: Mechanism of Action

BioPerine®: Mechanism of Action

Newsletter October-November 1998

A thermonutrient like Sabinsa’s multi-patented Bioperine® (min. 98% piperine content) can enhance the process of nutrient absorption by enhancing thermogenesis....

SSEPTEMBER 1998

Patent on Forskohlin Assigned to Sabinsa Corporation

Patent on Forskohlin Assigned to Sabinsa Corporation

Newsletter September 1998

Sabinsa Corporation was recently assigned a patent (U.S. Patent #5,804,596, dated September 8, 1998) for the use of forskohlin. The...

Marketing Focus Benita Barbosa

Marketing Focus Benita Barbosa

Newsletter September 1998

Customer Service Representative Benita joined Sabinsa’s marketing team very recently, bringing with her about ten years of versatile experience including...

Mucuna pruriens Plant source of L-Dopa

Mucuna pruriens Plant source of L-Dopa

Newsletter September 1998

Mucuna pruriens seeds contain about 5% L-dihydroxyphenylalanine, L-Dopa, a compound which is widely used in the management of nervous disorders...

SAUGUST 1998

Sabinsa Corporation Assigned Patent for Citrin®K

Sabinsa Corporation Assigned Patent for Citrin®K

Newsletter August 1998

Sabinsa Corporation was recently assigned a patent (U.S. Patent #5,783,603, dated July 21, 1998) for Citrin®K. The patent titled "Potassium...

Sabinsa Goes ‘SOFT’: Extracts with Added Convenience

Sabinsa Goes ‘SOFT’: Extracts with Added Convenience

Newsletter August 1998

Sabinsa Corporation is set to introduce a range of "soft" standardized herbal extracts, with a view towards facilitating the manufacture...

Research focus : Dr. S. Natarajan

Research focus : Dr. S. Natarajan

Newsletter August 1998

Dr. S. Natarajan is Executive Vice President, Research, at Sami Chemicals and Extracts Ltd., Bangalore, India, a company owned by...

Sabinsa® Corporation to participate in Japanese Trade Show

Sabinsa® Corporation to participate in Japanese Trade Show

Newsletter August 1998

Sabinsa Corporation will participate in Health Ingredients Japan (September 16-18, 1998), which is an integral part of the International Food...

Products for topical use from Sabinsa Corporation

Products for topical use from Sabinsa Corporation

Newsletter August 1998

Sabinsa Corporation supplies several ingredients for use in topical formulations. These include fine chemicals and herbal extracts. A few are...

SJULY 1998

Tetrahydrocurcuminoids Gains Increasing Acceptance in Cosmetic Products

Tetrahydrocurcuminoids Gains Increasing Acceptance in Cosmetic Products

Newsletter July 1998

Tetrahydrocurcuminoids (THC), a derivative of curcuminoids, is finding increasing acceptance in cosmetic applications. This compound is colorless, unlike the yellow...

Momordicin™ Also Standardized for Charantin

Momordicin™ Also Standardized for Charantin

Newsletter July 1998

Momordica charantia (bitter melon) is a proven hypoglycemic agent. One of the active principles responsible for this action is charantin,...

Sabinsa's Raw Materials Now Also Warehoused in Utah

Sabinsa's Raw Materials Now Also Warehoused in Utah

Newsletter July 1998

To help serve our customers in the western United States better, Sabinsa Corporation’s Utah facility, which began operations last year,...

Herbal Products : Building A Healthy Image

Herbal Products : Building A Healthy Image

Newsletter July 1998

A renowned Ayurvedic practitioner, Vaidya Balendu Prakash, honorary physician to the President of India, is quoted in a recent article...

Glucosamine Sulfate and Diabetes

Glucosamine Sulfate and Diabetes

Newsletter July 1998

Glucosamine sulfate has been in the news recently on account of an animal study which reported that the effects of...

Understanding LactoSpore®

Understanding LactoSpore®

Newsletter July 1998

We often receive queries on the exact microbiological nature of LactoSpore® (Sabinsa’s probiotic product containing Lactobacillus sporogenes, sometimes called (Bacillus...

SJUNE 1998

Sami Chemicals & Extracts Receives Spice House Certificate

Sami Chemicals & Extracts Receives Spice House Certificate

Newsletter June- 1998

Sami Chemicals and Extracts, Sabinsa Corporation’s associate company in India, was recently granted the by the Spices Board, Ministry of...

Ayurvedic Gems : Ocimum sanctum

Ayurvedic Gems : Ocimum sanctum

Newsletter June- 1998

Ocimum sanctum (holy basil), called Tulsi in India, is ubiquitous in Hindu tradition. Perhaps its role as a healing herb...

Sochim Presents LactoSpore® at International Meet

Sochim Presents LactoSpore® at International Meet

Newsletter June- 1998

Dr. Barbara Pacchetti of Sochim International presented Sabinsa’s probiotic product Lactospore® at the First International Meeting on Management of Human...

Anne lee Executive Assistant at Sabinsa-Utah

Anne lee Executive Assistant at Sabinsa-Utah

Newsletter June- 1998

Anne joined the Sabinsa team last year. She began with assisting Todd Norton, Senior Executive Vice President, in setting up...

Brain Nutrients Seminar At Market Place 98

Brain Nutrients Seminar At Market Place 98

Newsletter June- 1998

Bacopin® the trademarked extract of Bacopa monniera (Brahmi in Ayurveda) from Sabinsa Corporation will be spotlighted in the educational segment...

Aleuritic Acid : Ingredient for Cosmetics

Aleuritic Acid : Ingredient for Cosmetics

Newsletter June- 1998

Aleuritic acid (9,10,16-trihydroxy-palmitic acid) is a major constituent acid (~35%) of lac resin (shellac). It is isolated from the resin...

SMAY 1998

BioPerine®: New U.S. Patent

BioPerine®: New U.S. Patent

Newsletter May 1998

Sabinsa Corporation was assigned a second patent on its trademarked standardized black pepper extract, Bioperine(R), by the U.S. Patents and...

Inula racemosa Potentiates Insulin Sensitivity

Inula racemosa Potentiates Insulin Sensitivity

Newsletter May 1998

Lack of cellular sensitivity to insulin seriously impairs therapeutic approaches to diabetes management. Inula racemosa, used traditionally as a cardiotonic...

Nancy Mc Mohon, Executive Assistant to Dr. Majeed

Nancy Mc Mohon, Executive Assistant to Dr. Majeed

Newsletter May 1998

Nancy is involved in most of the projects at the Corporate Office and ensures its smooth day to day functioning....

Boswellin®: Antileukotrienes Approach to Bronchial Asthma

Boswellin®: Antileukotrienes Approach to Bronchial Asthma

Newsletter May 1998

Recent studies show that asthma, even in its mildest form, is an inflammatory disease mediated by leukotrienes. The use of...

Dr. Zahir Shah Akhunzada Visits South Asia

Dr. Zahir Shah Akhunzada Visits South Asia

Newsletter May 1998

Dr. Zahir Shah Akhunzada, a research scientist at Sabinsa R &D, Princeton NJ, recently visited South Asia. Dr. Akhunzada found...

SAPRIL 1998

Sabinsa Corporation at the Tokyo Health Industry Show

Sabinsa Corporation at the Tokyo Health Industry Show

Newsletter April 1998

In late March, Sabinsa Corporation along with Twinlab, GNC, Nature's Way, Capsugel and a handful of other dietary supplement leaders...

Ayurvedic Gems : Picrorhiza kurroa

Ayurvedic Gems : Picrorhiza kurroa

Newsletter April 1998

Picrorhiza kurroa (fam. Scrophulariaceae) has been used in the traditional Indian systems of medicine to treat liver troubles and bronchial...

BioPerine®: Bioavailability Enhancer

BioPerine®: Bioavailability Enhancer

Newsletter April 1998

The 1996 patent awarded by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to Sabinsa Corporation on the use of the trade...

Judy Lewicki : Customer Service Associate

Judy Lewicki : Customer Service Associate

Newsletter April 1998

Judy Lewicki, is a recent addition to Sabinsa's talented marketing team. She received a B.S. degree in Nutritional Sciences from...

SMARCH 1998

Popularizing Ayurveda : Sabinsa Corporation Works with Columbia University

Popularizing Ayurveda : Sabinsa Corporation Works with Columbia University

Newsletter March 1998

Over the last decade, there has been increasing interest in the Indo-Tibetan systems of medicine in the U.S. The Dharam...

Ayurvedic Gems : Mucuna pruriens

Ayurvedic Gems : Mucuna pruriens

Newsletter March 1998

Mucuna pruriens, from the botanical family Papilionaceae/Fabaceae, commonly known as velvet bean or cowitch is a plant indigenous to India....

Mark C. Sysler, Vice President, Sales

Mark C. Sysler, Vice President, Sales

Newsletter March 1998

Mark joined Sabinsa's marketing team in 1997. He brought with him over seventeen years sales experience, most recently, bulk raw...

L-(+)-Selenomethionine

L-(+)-Selenomethionine

Newsletter March 1998

Sabinsa's product L-(+)-Selenomethionine continues to be popular with the nutritional industry. Interest in both grades of this product, viz. pure...

Sabinsa Corporation Participates in Japanese Trade Show

Sabinsa Corporation Participates in Japanese Trade Show

Newsletter March 1998

Todd Norton, Executive Vice President, Marketing at Sabinsa Corporation, takes Sabinsa's range of high quality herbal extracts and nutritional supplements...

SFEBRUARY 1998

Sabinsa Expands Citrin® Line of Products

Sabinsa Expands Citrin® Line of Products

Newsletter February 1998

Citrin is Sabinsa's trademarked name for an unique calcium salt of hydroxy citric acid, an effective natural weight loss phytonutrient...

Marketing Focus : Joseph Kalba, Director of Marketing

Marketing Focus : Joseph Kalba, Director of Marketing

Newsletter February 1998

Joseph Kalba has been an integral part of Sabinsa's talented marketing team since 1994. With almost 30 years experience in...

Sabinsa's Herbal Ingredients: Sourced with care

Sabinsa's Herbal Ingredients: Sourced with care

Newsletter February 1998

Dr. Muhammed Majeed, President and C.E.O. of Sabinsa Corporation, examines Curcuma longa rhizomes at a plantation in India. These rhizomes...

Antidiabetic Herbs for Ayurveda

Antidiabetic Herbs for Ayurveda

Newsletter February 1998

Sabinsa Corporation will soon release a preliminary report detailing the company's range of anti-diabetic herbal products. The report titled "Diabetes:...

Sochim International Participates in SABEN '98 February 20-23, 1998

Sochim International Participates in SABEN '98 February 20-23, 1998

Newsletter February 1998

Sochim International, Milan, Italy, has been Sabinsa's official distributor in the non-English speaking countries of Europe, for about five years....

Voices from the Web: The GuestBook at www.sabinsa.com

Voices from the Web: The GuestBook at www.sabinsa.com

Newsletter February 1998

Dr. Bruce Youngberg of Accupressure Plus, El Cajon, CA stopped by and welcomed us to the cyberworld. He also shared...

SJANUARY 1998

Gugulipid®: Importance of Proper Standardization

Gugulipid®: Importance of Proper Standardization

Newsletter January 1998

Gugulipid®: Importance of Proper Standardization Gugulipid®, a registered trademark of Sabinsa Corporation, is the standardized extract of the oleoresin of...

 New Product: Fenusterols™

New Product: Fenusterols™

Newsletter January 1998

Sabinsa Corporation will shortly introduce to the marketplace another new product derived from Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum). The product, Fenusterols™ is...

Kavita Subramanian : Marketing Executive

Kavita Subramanian : Marketing Executive

Newsletter January 1998

Kavita joined Sabinsa Corporation last year and has quickly become the heart and soul of the Customer Service and Marketing...

Sabinsa's Globaltrek with Ayurveda

Sabinsa's Globaltrek with Ayurveda

Newsletter January 1998

On December 20th 1997, Dr. Muhammed Majeed (President of Sabinsa) was privileged to be invited to give a presentation on...

SDECEMBER 1997

Government recognition of Sami Chemicals & Extracts, Ltd. in-House R & D unit

Government recognition of Sami Chemicals & Extracts, Ltd. in-House R & D...

Newsletter December 1997

Sami Chemicals & Extracts' in-house Research and Development facility located at Bangalore, India, has been granted Recognition Status by the...

Marketing Focus : Trent Armitstead Manager, Market Development

Marketing Focus : Trent Armitstead Manager, Market Development

Newsletter December 1997

Trent Armitstead is the latest addition to Sabinsa Corporation's Utah office. A graduate of Brigham Young University, Trent has over...

Herbal Digestive Aids for the Holiday season : Ginger Extract and Triphala

Herbal Digestive Aids for the Holiday season : Ginger Extract and Triphala

Newsletter December 1997

Undoubtedly, this is the time of the year to stock up on those all-natural digestive aids such as Ginger Extract...

New Product Focus : Fenufibers™

New Product Focus : Fenufibers™

Newsletter December 1997

Sabinsa Corporation will shortly introduce to the marketplace a new product derived from Fenugreek seeds. Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum, Family: Leguminosae)...

SNOVEMBER 1997

Sabinsa Corporation Among the Fastest Growing in The Nation

Sabinsa Corporation Among the Fastest Growing in The Nation

Newsletters - November 1997

Inc. 500 has ranked Sabinsa Corporation as number 90 of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the US. Using revenue...

New Product : Andrographis Paniculata

New Product : Andrographis Paniculata

Newsletters - November 1997

Andrographis paniculata (N.O. Acanthaceae) is an annual shrub that grows wild in the plains of Asia and in cultivated gardens...

Vladimir Badmaev, MD, Ph.D. Vice President, Medical and Scientific Affairs

Vladimir Badmaev, MD, Ph.D. Vice President, Medical and Scientific Affairs

Newsletters - November 1997

Dr. Vladimir Badmaev, MD, trained in Clinical and Anatomical Pathology at Kings County Hospital and Downstate Medical Center in New...

Sami Chemicals and Extract, Ltd. Honored Again

Sami Chemicals and Extract, Ltd. Honored Again

Newsletters - November 1997

Sami Chemicals & Extracts, Ltd., Bangalore, India, has been recognized for its exemplary export achievements. In October, the Spices Board...

SOCTOBER 1997

Dr. Vladimir Badmaev Invited to Speak at Columbia University

Dr. Vladimir Badmaev Invited to Speak at Columbia University

Newsletters - October 1997

Columbia University and its associated Medical School are well recognized for promoting complementary medicine. Recently, the pioneering research of Sabinsa...

New Product : Citrus aurantium Extract

New Product : Citrus aurantium Extract

Newsletters - October 1997

Conventional prescriptions for the treatment of colds include stimulant decongestants such as phenylephrine, phenylpropanol-amine and pseudoephedrine. The side effects of...

Scientific Focus : Swami Nathan, Ph.D

Scientific Focus : Swami Nathan, Ph.D

Newsletters - October 1997

Dr. Swami Nathan is the Senior Director of Research for Microbiology at the Sabinsa's R & D facility in Princeton,...

Tribulin™ Tribulus terrestris Extract

Tribulin™ Tribulus terrestris Extract

Newsletters - October 1997

Sabinsa Corporation has adopted the new name Tribulin™ for its standardized high quality Tribulus terrestris extract product. Sabinsa has applied...

Ayurvedic Gems Coleus forskohlii

Ayurvedic Gems Coleus forskohlii

Newsletters - October 1997

Coleus forskohlii belongs to the family Labiatae (Lamiaceae), which includes flavorful herbs such as mints and lavenders. Preparations of C....

New Area code for Sabinsa, NJ

New Area code for Sabinsa, NJ

Newsletters - October 1997

Please note that the telephone area code for Sabinsa Corporation's New Jersey office has changed from (908) to (732)

Sabinsa on wheels On the Road again! Long Island, New York

Sabinsa on wheels On the Road again! Long Island, New York

Newsletters - October 1997

Sabinsa's educational training seminar, Sabinsa-on-Wheels, will be presented at the Huntington Hilton Hotel (Melville, Long Island) on October 30. Manufacturers...

SSEPTEMBER 1997

Bacopin® Trademark Registration Granted

Bacopin® Trademark Registration Granted

Newsletters - September 1997

Sabinsa is delighted to announce that on August 12, 1997, the United States Patent and Trademark Office officially granted Bacopin®...

Citrin® and Bmov In the Prevention and Treatment of Neoplastic Disease

Citrin® and Bmov In the Prevention and Treatment of Neoplastic Disease

Newsletters - September 1997

Citrin®K: The existence of a definite positive correlation between dietary fat intake and certain cancers has been demonstrated by numerous...

Ayurvedic Gems Terminalia arjuna

Ayurvedic Gems Terminalia arjuna

Newsletters - September 1997

Terminalia arjuna is a tropical woody plant from the family Combretaceae and is called "Arjuna" in the vernacular. The herb...

Marketing Focus Todd Norton, Senior Executive Vice-President

Marketing Focus Todd Norton, Senior Executive Vice-President

Newsletters - September 1997

Todd Norton has had a pivotal role to play in the development of Sabinsa Corporation and has been with Sabinsa...

New Products : Chitosan Significance of Deacetylation Value

New Products : Chitosan Significance of Deacetylation Value

Newsletters - September 1997

Chitosans are polysaccharides derived from fungal or crustacean chitins. They are polycationic copolymers of N-acetylglucosamine and glucosamine in various proportions...

SAUGUST 1997

Lesser known Ayurvedic Gems

Lesser known Ayurvedic Gems

Newsletters - August 1997

Picrorhiza kurroa - a perennial woody herb widely used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat a variety of diseases, especially liver...

New Products : Chrysin

New Products : Chrysin

Newsletters - August 1997

The latest addition to Sabinsa Corporation's comprehensive list of quality products is Chrysin (5, 7-dihydroxyflavone). This compound belongs to a...

Effective & Safe Digestive Aid : DigeZyme®

Effective & Safe Digestive Aid : DigeZyme®

Newsletters - August 1997

DigeZyme® is a multi-enzyme complex consisting of starch digesting enzymes called amylases, protein digesting enzymes called proteases and fat digesting...

New Office now Open in Utah

New Office now Open in Utah

Newsletters - August 1997

On August 5th, Sabinsa Corporation opened a new facility to better serve its western U.S. customers. The new facility can...

SJULY 1997

Sabinsa Corporation Opens western U.S Facility

Sabinsa Corporation Opens western U.S Facility

Newsletters -July 1997

On August 5th, Sabinsa Corporation will open a new facility to better serve its western U.S. customers. The new facility...

Prof. Christian Barnard visits Sabins, NJ

Prof. Christian Barnard visits Sabins, NJ

Newsletters -July 1997

On July 2, Sabinsa was privileged by the visit of Prof. Christian Barnard, the surgeon who performed the first human...

Glucosamine Sulfate : Which is better: the K+ or Na+ salt?

Glucosamine Sulfate : Which is better: the K+ or Na+ salt?

Newsletters -July 1997

Glucosamine Sulfate is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and plays a role in cartilage protection. There are several reasons...

Scientific Focus : Paula Gaynor, Ph.D

Scientific Focus : Paula Gaynor, Ph.D

Newsletters -July 1997

Dr. Gaynor received her B.S. in Nutrition and her Ph.D. in Food Technology from University College, Cork, Ireland. With her...

New Products : BGOV

New Products : BGOV

Newsletters -July 1997

Sabinsa has recently introduced a new form of organically bound vanadium, Bisglycinato-oxovanadium (BGOV), to its product list. BGOV is a...

Boswellia Serrata : Use in Ulcerative Colitis

Boswellia Serrata : Use in Ulcerative Colitis

Newsletters -July 1997

Boswellic acids, the biologically active ingredients of Boswellia serrata gum resin, are used to treat inflammatory disorders. A recent report...

SJUNE 1997

The Natural results of Sabinsa R & D : Biotransformations

The Natural results of Sabinsa R & D : Biotransformations

Newsletters -June 1997

Biotransformations involve the use of biological systems (whole cells, extracts or isolated enzymes) to catalyze the conversion of one chemical...

Sabinsa Introduces Unique Process for the Manufacture of Glucosamine Sulfate

Sabinsa Introduces Unique Process for the Manufacture of Glucosamine Sulfate

Newsletters -June 1997

Sabinsa recently announced the introduction of a unique, new process for the manufacture of Glucosamine Sulfate. This new process incorporates...

Scientific Focus : Eric Yang Ph.D. Sabinsa Research Group

Scientific Focus : Eric Yang Ph.D. Sabinsa Research Group

Newsletters -June 1997

Senior Manager of Research and Development, Dr. Yang is involved in the research and development of numerous new products, including...

Lesser Known Ayurvedic Gems

Lesser Known Ayurvedic Gems

Newsletters -June 1997

Inula Rasemosa:A powdered extract, standardized to 2% allantolactone, Inula rasemosa has been attributed with various medicinal properties, e.g. benefiting circulation....

New Product : lndole-3-carbinol

New Product : lndole-3-carbinol

Newsletters -June 1997

Sabinsa has added a new product to its list of standardized botanicals and fine chemicals, Indole-3-carbinol, a compound which occurs...

SMAY 1997

Sabinsa Pioneers A New Standard for Boswellic Acids

Sabinsa Pioneers A New Standard for Boswellic Acids

Newsletters -May 1997

Boswellin® , a high quality, standardized extract of the plant Boswellia serrata, is now standardized to yield a minimum 70%...

Herbs For The Cold & Flu season

Herbs For The Cold & Flu season

Newsletters -May 1997

Adhatoda vasica: Plant extract standardized for 1% vasicine and 2% total alkaloids. Ayurvedic applications include anti-asthmatic, bronchodilator and cough-cold remedy....

Scientific focus : Lakshmi Prakash Ph.D. Sabinsa Research Group

Scientific focus : Lakshmi Prakash Ph.D. Sabinsa Research Group

Newsletters -May 1997

A Ph.D. graduate in Food Science from Rutgers University, Dr. Prakash brings tremendous scientific experience and talent to Sabinsa Corporation....

Tribulus Terrestris :

Tribulus Terrestris : "An Ayurvedic Diuretic and Aphrodisiac"

Newsletters -May 1997

One of the most important nutrients our bodies seem to need a lot of is potassium. Much is lost through...

Sabinsa Receives Approval for Two New Trademarks

Sabinsa Receives Approval for Two New Trademarks

Newsletters -May 1997

The US Patent and Trademark office recently issued a Notice of Allowance dated April 1, 1997 to the Sabinsa Corp....

Congratulations! Solgar 50 Year Celebration 1947 - 1997

Congratulations! Solgar 50 Year Celebration 1947 - 1997

Newsletters -May 1997

In pursuit of new, natural product discoveries, Sabinsa has found Solgar to be an excellent partner, equally committed to product...

Sabinsa-on-wheels update : Long Island, New York

Sabinsa-on-wheels update : Long Island, New York

Newsletters -May 1997

The next stop for the Sabinsa-on-Wheels presentation will be Long Island, NY. The exact date and location will be announced...

SAPRIL 1997

Spices Board of India Honors Dr. Majeed

Spices Board of India Honors Dr. Majeed

Newsletters -April 1997

The Indian government has again recognized Dr. Muhammed Majeed for his continuing efforts in new product development. The Spices Board...

New Products : Bacopin™ (Bacopa monniera)

New Products : Bacopin™ (Bacopa monniera)

Newsletters -April 1997

Often referred to as brahmi, Bacopa monniera was prized by Ayurvedic physicians as an effective brain tonic. Bacopin™ contains bacosides,...

Glucosamine S04 Vs. HCl Which is the preferred form?

Glucosamine S04 Vs. HCl Which is the preferred form?

Newsletters -April 1997

Glucosamine sulfate is the preferred form of glucosamine for therapeutic use, mainly as an antiarthritic agent. It is an effective...

Scientific Focus : Sam P. Kumar Ph.D., Sabinsa Research Group

Scientific Focus : Sam P. Kumar Ph.D., Sabinsa Research Group

Newsletters -April 1997

Senior Director of Natural Products Chemistry, Dr. Kumar takes primary responsibility for developing new products from natural sources to address...

Sabinsa Receives Kosher Certification

Sabinsa Receives Kosher Certification

Newsletters -April 1997

Sabinsa recently announced that it has been authorized by the Orthodox Union to place the O.U. symbol certifying products listed...

Sabinsa-on-wheels update : Colorado and Arizone

Sabinsa-on-wheels update : Colorado and Arizone

Newsletters -April 1997

Sabinsa's educational training seminar will be presented at the Denver Marriott South (Englewood, Colorado) on May 14, and the following...

SMARCH 1997

Two manuals to be published

Two manuals to be published

Newsletters -March 1997

NutriScience Publishers, Inc. will soon release two new technical reference manuals on Capsaicin and Lactospore®. These new manuals will provide...

Selenium Fights Cancer Says New Research Study

Selenium Fights Cancer Says New Research Study

Newsletters -March 1997

The recent Nutritional Prevention of Cancer Study published by Clark et al. in JAMA (Vol. 276 (24), 1996) indicated convincingly...

New Products : Glucosamine Sulfate

New Products : Glucosamine Sulfate

Newsletters -March 1997

A recent addition to Sabinsa's product list is the sodium-free form of the nutritional supplement Glucosamine Sulfate. Glucosamine Sulfate occurs...

Sabinsa-on-wheels Tours Califonia

Sabinsa-on-wheels Tours Califonia

Newsletters -March 1997

On the road again, Sabinsa hosted three separate educational seminars in the state of California: Irvine (Orange County) on February...

Sabinsa Assurance of Quality

Sabinsa Assurance of Quality

Newsletters -March 1997

Since 1988, when Sabinsa opened its doors for business, the corporate mission has remained the same; to become an industry...

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