New Research Areas

At Himalaya, our scientists are conducting exciting research in the fields of oncology, metabolic/lifestyle-related disorders, immunology, renal care, inflammatory skin conditions, and women's health. The team has advanced capabilities to discover and develop a wide range of products, following global standards of quality, safety and efficacy.

Himalaya has adopted innovative and holistic herb extraction technologies and has been a pioneer in introducing TLC fingerprint technology, which is followed as a benchmark for herbal drug quality. We, at Himalaya, have developed several multi-residue methods to identify and quantify residues like heavy metals, pesticides, and mycotoxins.

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) are adopted for the cultivation of medicinal plants and Good Field Collection Practices (GFCP) for the collection of plants.

We are one of the first to develop DNA Barcodes for over 50 herbs. Our scientists have published DNA sequences of 45 herbs in the prestigious BOLD Database in Canada and GenBank, NCBI, NIH, USA.


Our R&D team has worked extensively to develop products that work as adjuvants to existing cancer therapies and which help overcome the side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Immusante, an effective immunomodulator, significantly improves immunity and is indicated as an adjuvant in immunocompromised states. The product is also being explored clinically in reputed medical institutions for its use in the management of cancer therapy related complications.

A novel oral rinse product, Oro-T is effective in conditions of oral mucositis in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Diabecon is a drug that lowers blood sugar levels in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) patients. Our R&D team is currently researching formulations to address secondary diabetes-related complications in areas of neuropathy, nephropathy, and retinal complications.

Himalaya's Evecare Forte is shown to be effective in the management of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in women.

With male consumers focusing more on personal wellness and grooming, Himalaya has developed a range of men's products such as creams, face washes, and hair creams.

For the elderly, we have developed Himalaya Adult Diapers, with a natural odor-lock, to provide them with comfort, care, and wellness.

With rising concern for health and hygiene, we are developing a home care range of products with a unique blend of natural germ fighters.

Our innovative Q-DEE range of Mouth Dissolving Tablets usher in the new era of herbal products, in pocket size packs, for quick relief. The newly developed Q-DEE technology has products for different health conditions.