Zembrin wins Best Product Award at the Indigenous Plant Use Forum

Cape Town, 4 July 2013; Dr Nigel Gericke, on behalf of HG&H Pharmaceuticals, has been selected by the Indigenous Plant Use Forum (IPUF) as the 2013 recipient of the IPUF Best Product Award for his innovative development work on Zembrin®, taking an indigenous plant from concept to clinical study. Zembrin® is an indigenous plant extract of the Namaqualand plant Sceletium tortuosum – for centuries used and traded by San hunter-gatherers and Khoi Khoi pastoralists for medicinal, social and spiritual purposes. “This achievement represents a new generation of scientifically validated natural herbal products,”says Dr Nigel Gericke, South African medical practitioner, botanist and ethnopharmacologist. Zembrin® has been researched and developed for more than a decade and since the end of 2012 has … Continue reading