Uttarakhand to apply for patent of wonder herb after DRDO unit validates medicinal properties – Times of India

Representative Image DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand government has decided to apply for intellectual property rights (IPR) of wonder herb, Kasani (cichorium intybus), after Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER), a unit of the DRDO, scientifically corroborated medicinal properties of the plant which is believed to be helpful in treatment of diabetes, asthma, blood pressure, liver and kidney diseases.