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European Patent Office Rejects Natreon's Claims On Indian Herb; Not Enough Say Indian Ayurveda Players

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

MUMBAI - The Traditional Knowledge Digital Library - the name given to the database created by the government to systematically document India's traditional medicinal knowledge like Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani - has come in handy in preventing a patent claim by U.S.-based drugmaker Natreon over the Withania somnifera herb used to treat disorders like depression or insomnia

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