09 November 2015
LUCKNOW: A battery of innovative herbal products and formulations, and numerous patents to its credit nonetheless, the Lucknow-based National Botanical Research Institute(NBRI) still awaits commercial success.
Products developed at this Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) facility include herbal beer, chocolate, sindoor, lipstick, cough syrup, health drink, gulal, ointment, biofertiliser and biopesticide, besides a cotton variety resistant to the whitefly pest.
Although the technology for some products was transferred to private companies, products were either not launched or were not successful commercially…
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