The 'What' and 'Why' of Herbal Medicine Analysis
Modernizing the old
art of plant medicine practice requires
addressing the three interrelated issues of ‘quality’,
‘safety’, and ‘efficacy’. The 'pharmaceutical
quality' of plant medicines is
critically important as it does also affect the efficacy
and safety of these drugs....More
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medicinal plant metabolites characterised in our labs.
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The one with the lab coat. Not
only you – the one with green leaves in your hand too…
all the herbs of the world thank you from the bottom of
their roots. It may be because you left the roots alone
this year… but no, they think you will be leaving them
alone altogether during the festive season. Ooohh, but
what do you do to celebrate during the festive season?
Eat, drink or chop a Christmas tree…? All from plants
again! And then, you still think about those plants that
you haven’t analysed before. Well, they know you’ll do a
lot more of that next year and simply wish you a
prosperous analysis year of 2015. But hey, you! Leave the
roots alone if they have to thank you again!
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Herbal Analysis Services
Dr Solomon Habtemariam,
on December 22nd, 2014
We thank all those who supported us but thank
even more all those who inspired us by doing excellent
work. Since Charismas is all about
sharing, we share with you our Annual Newsletter
Reflection - The Year
2013 at a Glance
A Grand Tour of Networking with Medicinal Plant
Professionals in Ghana: -During his research sabbatical leave, Dr
Habtemariam extensively travelled around the world to
foster research collaborations with various universities
and herbal medicine professionals. His travel itinerary
to Ghana during the period from 21 November 2013 to 4
December 2013 included .......
Our conference on "Molecular Secrets of Plant Medicines" (MSPM 2013) was successfully held in Kerala, India...... .....to see highlights and media coverage....
COVERAGE OF OUR STUDIES
Potential for Diabetes"...."Drugs
for Diabetes? Scientists Test the Power of Plants"...
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extensive media coverage of our research finding on Tansy.
Old folk remedy revived: How tansy may be a treatment for herpes
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Dr Habtemariam BSc, MSc,
PhD........FRSM, FRSC. .... With a
Principal Lecturer post at Greenwich, Dr Habtemariam
is a leader of the BSc Pharmaceutical Science programme and
researches on bioassay & natural products-based drug
addition to our fully equipped tissue culture
facilities, we have access to various
state-of-the-art equipment including ICP-MS, LC-MS,
MALDI-TOF-MS, FABS-MS, FTIR, Laser-Raman,
scanning and transmission electron
microscopes, flow cytometer, NMR (270, 300
and 500MHz), automated DNA sequencers, various HPLC
systems, capillary electrophersis ................