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Sami Group’s Muhammed Majeed is eyeing large-scale cultivation of the monk fruit in India, a zero-calorie, natural sugar substitute that might be the answer to our sugar obsession.
Dr. Muhammed Maheed, founder of SAMI-Sabinsa Group of Companies, was born and raised in Kerala, India. He has been a visionary with zeal and commitment all along. It was his urge to establish himself not just as a scientist but also an entrepreneur that made him fly beyond his home turf.
Ayurveda, the traditional medical system in India, has been practised for over 4,000 years and dates back to the time of the Vedas. The rich knowledge about the use other plants, their relevant parts, their ministered, and many other details of their use and effects have been documented in texts dated over 2,500 to 5,000 years ago.
Sabinsa today, a worldwide presence: Science as driver for the innovation - News featured in Household & Personal Care Today.
FAVOURABLE Thanks to tech-savvy courses and encouraging initiatives, research and development is the right field for every ambitious professional, believes Muhammed Majeed.
Tetrahydrocurcumin (THC), a major metabolite of curcumin (CUR), has been demonstrated to have potent anti-cancerogenic activity. The anti-carcinogenic effects of this compound is demonstrated by its ability to inhibit tumour initiation by azoxymethane (AOM).
Curcumin sensitizes colon cancer cells to chemotherapy.
Committed to research and innovation, Sabinsa Corporation, East Windsor, NJ, has brought more than 100 standardized botanical extracts to market over its 25-year history, firmly rooting Ayurvedic tradition in the 21st century.
Remedies from nature play a significant role to curb and regulate changes because of the ever-increasing irregular lifestyle. Sami Labs Ltd incorporated in Bengaluru is among the country’s few indigenous companies accenting the use of Ayurvedic medicines globally. Delve deeper to understand the workings, processes, developments and innovations formulated at the R&D wing of Sami Labs.
Probiotics have recently received considerable attention by the healthcare professionals and the public. Prior to considering Bacillus coagulans, we need to know what probiotics are. Probiotics are live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host.
Several innovative natural ingredients that support weight management have been discovered and developed by Sabinsa Corporation, a vertically integrated company. Based on their mechanisms of action, these ingredients may be divided into four groups. These patented ingredients which have shown safety and efficacy in clinical trials, may only be considered complementary to, not substitute for, sensible diet and exercise.
Shaheen Majeed, Marketing Manager for Sabinsa Corporation, has grown with the company since its founding by his father, Dr. Muhammed Majeed, in 1988 in New Jersey. From his humble beginnings Sabinsa has blossomed into a global supplier of standardized herbal extracts, nutritional fine chemicals, phytochemicals and speciality chemicals with manufacturing, research and growing operations in New Jersey, Utah and Southern India.
An interesting trend in the use of “food as medicine”, is the emergence and classification of some lesser known fruits as “superfruits”, with benefits that go far beyond nourishment alone. Amla fruit enjoys a special place in Ayurveda, as a nurturing food, that is credited with a number of health benefits. In the Ayurvedic tradition, the fruit forms an integral part of medicinal preparations that are used to support wellness and healthy aging.
Cococin provides a valuable nutrient pool for enhancing food and beverage, as well as cosmetic product formulations.
The expanding range of natural actives in mainstream cosmetic products that support healthy skin aging, is ample proof that the industry now relies heavily on these ingredients. Recent scientific evidence has served to strengthen the concept of phytonutrients and validate their efficacy at the molecular level in keratinous tissues.
Hydroquinone, which is extensively used in the treatment of hyperpigmentation disorders is associated with known side effects. Safer, natural depigmenting actives are therefore being explored. A randomized , placebo controlled study in 50 human subjects, showed that the depigmenting effects of 0.25 percent tetrahydrocurcumin cream and 4 percent hydroquinone cream were comparable in a four week trial.
With the implementation of federal GMPs(Good Manufacturing Practices) and further interest among consumers and the media in the quality of dietary supplements and related products, marketing firms are turning to respected contract manufacturers to turn out efficacious products that truely deliver the goods.
Atherosclerosis and its consequence, cardiovascular disease were recognized in principle and documented at least 3000 years ago. The Ayurvedic medical treatises from as early as 1000 B.C. already referred to the detrimental outcome to overall health with unbalanced nutrition and a sedentary life style.
The name "privileged structures" was originally suggested for benzodiazepines but now generally applied for structures of "class of compounds that bind to several protein-receptor surfaces"(1). This article will examine whether this appellation of privileged structures will fit the stilbenols, represented by their prominent member Resveratrol and its analogs. Plants biosynthesize their secondary metabolites, more often than not, for specific reasons.
Trying to get rid of extra pounds is a challenge, but one well worth taking. Aside from the aesthetic aspect, obesity causes numerous avoidable health problems. Dieting can create diffi culties as well, and weight lost this way is often regained.
Skin lightening products form a major segment of cosmetic products worldwide and carry with them the promise of flawless skin free from age spots, blemishes and scars. Whatever the color of the skin, it is susceptible to damage due to environmental agents, physiological changes and psychological factors.
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