Global Chinese manufacturer Jiangyin Tianjiang launches herbal drugs
Global Chinese manufacturer Jiangyin Tianjiang pharmaceutical company has launched two herbal medicines in Kenya to boost immunity, treat and manage viral pneumonia.
Operating under a local agent, XRP Medical Kenya Limited, the company introduced Healthouself Formular 3 and Healthouself formular 5.
Healthouself formula 3 is mainly used for prevention against flu, colds and nosocomial infections, while Healthouself formula 5 is used in the treatment of viral pneumonia, severe respiratory infections and zoonotic infections.
"So if your immunity is high then you will not have a problem and not be easily attacked by COVID-19 which actually affects your chest and lungs and the upper respiratory track," says Edgar Ngugi, General Manager, XRP Medical Kenya.
Kenya's drug regulatory authority, Pharmacy and Poison Board has approved and certified the two herbal products for sale in the country.
Mr. Ngugi adds that: "So we went through all that rigorous process of registration of testing, sampling all that for them to assure themselves that it is safe and it does what it does, we brought a whole dossier including pharmacological test, clinical test that all have been done in China. There is a whole dossier of evidence including starting from which part of the plant that extract comes from, the process it goes through to be able to be processed and what effects it has, what its used for and its purities at what level and all of them and the whole composition now.”
The ingredients found in the two herbal medicines have been tried and tested in China as a complementary prevention alongside other treatment options to manage respiratory diseases.