Last Updated: Monday, 23 February 2015

Major Scientific Outputs/technologies

Identification of novel anti-tuberculosis agents from Curcuma longa and Curcuma amada.

High Throughput Procedure for Cell and Molecular Target Assay

Identification phytomolecules Usnic acid, clarodane diterpene as anti-MRSA.

Phytomolecules lysergol & its derivative identified as antibacterial agent against multidrug resistant E. coli.

Glabridin, a phytomolecule from Glycyrrhiza glabra was reported first time as potential antimalarial agent.

An Indian Traditional Knowledge based formulation coded as “IVT-15” for Rheumatoid Arthritis has been developed.

The mechanism of action of hepatoprotective molecule ‘CLIV-92’ earlier isolated from Cleome viscosa was determined

Scientific validation of Ocimum basilicum which is traditionally used for skin related problems was achieved and established its wound healing property.

Safety profile of ayurvedic drug ‘Trikatu’ has been determined using small animal model.

Development of value added products of human utility based on medicinal and aromatic plants (Skin & hair care, nutraceuticals, personal hygiene, mosquito repellent etc.).

Identification of active herbal ingredients effective against acne-related microbes.


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