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Herbal cure for TB in sight

07 February 2012

BHAVNAGAR: There is a ray of hope for millions suffering from tuberculosis (TB).

Scientists of Bhavnagar-based Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI) have discovered anti-TB contents in the roots of salicornia brachiata, a plant that grows naturally in abundance along the Gujarat coast, especially in Saurashtra. This is the same plant which has given world’s first vegetable salt……

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-02-07/rajkot/31033781_1_anti-tb-clinical-trial-drug-discovery

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Written by csirindia

February 12, 2012 at 11:12 am

Posted in CSMCRI

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