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Active constituents: Aloe sp extract

Moisturizes and smoothen the skin

General Information:
Aloe helps with sunburn through its healing activity at the epithelial level of the skin and helps replenish its moisture.  Can be applied to face prior to the application of other cosmetics to prevent skin drying. Also, Aloecan be used as an aftershave because it contains Auxin and Gibberellins hormones which promote healing of small cuts caused by shaving.Aloe contain a plethora of antioxidants including, beta carotene, vitamin C and E that can help improve the skin's natural firmness and keep the skin hydrated.


Active Constituents: PrunusAfricana extract

Indication: Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Prucan capsule contains phytosterols and lipids which exert an anti-swelling effect of prostate in a synergistic manner. Prostaglandins are inflammatory hormones that tend to accumulate in the prostates causing swelling and increase in size. The phytosterols in Prunusafricana interfere with the formation of these prostaglandins.


Active Constituents: Mangiferaindica extract

Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant

General Information:
Mangifera capsules contain natural anti-oxidant such as mangiferin and other phenolic compounds for removal of free radicals. Free radicals are very reactive molecules produced by our bodies as by-products which can interfere with normal chemical processes and cause damage to healthy cells. Mangiferin and Phenolic compounds can inhibit free radicals from seeking biological molecules by forming intra-molecular hydrogen bonding stabilization.


Active constituents: Plantagolanceolata and Glycyrrhizaglabra

Management of stomach ulcers and stomachache

General Information:
Tumbo mixture is good for duodenal and gastric ulcers. This blended product contains Glycyrrhizaglabrathat has glycyrrhizic acid which promotes mucus secretion and life span of surface cells in the stomach. Plantagolanceolatacontains iridoid glycoside, plantaglucide that act as a bacteriaostatic and bacteriocide. The combined effects of these plants leads to reduction of gastric and duodenal ulcers


Active constituents:Hibiscus subdariffa and Moringaoleifera.

Health Benefits: Nutritional supplement

General information:
Morizella® Juice is a nutritional supplement suitable for consumption by all people especially pregnant women, school pupils and undernourished children.MORIZELLA JUICE is now the bestselling product and a strong brand of ITM innovation. It is patented by BRELA (TZ/P/07/00150) and registered by TFDA as “MORIZELLA (Sugar free), registration TAN 13 FD 000940; and MORIZELLA (Sweet) as TAN 13 FD 000939. The Juice is a blend ofMoringaoleifera and Hibiscus subdarifa.Moringaoleifera provides the amount of vitamins A and C.; In addition,Moringaoleifera provide fibers, potassium, copper, choline, amino acids, iron and calcium. Hibiscus subdarifa contains Na+, Ca2+, K+, Fe3+, β-carotene among others. The nutritional Juice has a stabilizing effect on blood pressure and recommended for people with high cholesterol level.


Active Constituents: Hibiscus subdariffacalyces

Health benefits: Nutritional supplement

General Information:

Hibiscus sabdariffa calyces are rich in vitamin C which is essential nutrient required by our body to boost and stimulate the activity of the immune system. Hibiscus tea has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties to protect you from catching cold and flu.  It has antihypertensive and cardioprotective properties. Hibiscus subdariffa calyces have high content of Iron which can lead to increase of hemoglobin in people with anemia.



Active constituents: Moringaoleiferaleaves

Health Benefits: Nutritional supplement.

General Information
Moringaorifera leaves are important nutritional supplements. They are a good source of vitamins (B, C, A  and K), essential amino acids and minerals (Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous and Potassium)



Active constituents: Mangiferaindica extract

Indication:Removes lines by growing new cells and nourishing the skin

General Information
Mangifera cream contains Mangiferin which is a powerful natural anti-oxidant that neutralize toxicfree radicals.



Active constituents:Rauvolfiavomitoria extract

Indication:Reduces and prevents fungal infections, pimples and acne

General Information:
Ravo cream is very effective for management of skin problems.  The extract from Rauwolfiavomitoriacontains alkaloids, reserpiline as a major component with small amounts of isoreserpiline and yohimbine.



 Active constituents: Artemisia afra leaves

Indication: Treatment of malaria

General Information
Contains Artemisia sesquiterpenes which act synergistically against malaria parasites.



Active constituents: Hypoxissp extract

Rheumatoid arthritis, Muscular pain and Gout

General Information:
African Potato extract (Hypoxissp) has high phytosterol content which possesses powerful anti-inflammatory property.


Active constituents: Cynara scolymus and Glycyrrhizaglabra

Relieve Hepatitis C

General Information
Ini mixture has Cynara scolymus and Glycyrrhizaglabrawhich act together to manage Hepatitis C


Active constituents: Pimpinellaanisum, Glycyrrhizaglabraand Daturastramonium

Antiasthmatic, Anti-allergy

General Information:
Dantahiza mixture is for management of asthma, chronic bronchitis, flu symptoms and Allergies. This exciting herbal formulation offers the combined benefits of three herbs. Pimpinellaanisumcontains essential oils that help loose phlegm in the throat and lungs. Glycyrrhizaglabracontains glycyrrhizic acid as a tonic, expectorant and a demulcent agentfor the treatment of asthma and dry cough. Daturastramonium contains the tropane alkaloids, hyoscyamine and scopolamine which are known for their antispasmodic in the bronchi and can cause dryness of mucosa in the upper digestive and respiratory tract (Muscarinic anticholinergic property). This formulation is not recommended for infants and pregnant women.


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