The secretary of Medicinal Plant National Network said, “According to the predictions, and under the Perspective Document 1404 of Financial Circulation of All Drugs in the country, there should be a rise of between 2 to 5 percent in the medicinal plants production.”
“Medicinal Plant Reference Book” in two volumes, written by Dr. Seyed Ahmad Imami, Professor of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy. He, together with some of the country’s pharmaceutical researchers, collaborated in authorship and translation of this book. It was chosen as Islamic Republic of Iran’s book of the year and honored by the president.
“Identification of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Iran” is a book written by Dr. Vali Allah Mozaffarian and published by National Network of Research and Technology in Medicinal Plants.
Consultant of the Council of Science and Technology Development of Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine, Ali Ebrahimi Varkiani announced that this council will support those companies that wish to enter veterinary herbal medicine field.
Iran High Tech Laboratory Network Manager said, “Any labs that use their equipment more and efficiently will be supported more.”
There are several challenges for medicinal plants cultivation and industry development. However, by knowing exactly what these challenges are and trying to obviate them, we can proceed with the development of this industry in our country.
An unprecedented record, more than 1800 papers were sent to the secretariat of 4th National Congress in Medicinal Plants where they are being refereed. Here you may find the pictorial report of the refereeing sessions.
Head of the Department of Organic and Pharmaceutical Industry of Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology announced that the researchers of this organization have succeeded in producing standard extract of St John’s wort in pilot scale.