LUCKNOW: A herbal cough syrup, with no alcohol and known to be effective in allergic coughs, was released by Central Institute of Medicinaland Aromatic Plants on Monday. After four years of research, the institute has come up with the syrup made up of three herbs; Tulsi, Kantakari (known for effective treatment of asthma, cough and chest pain) and Cinnamon, popularly know as Dal Chini.
“The syrup has been made with CIM-Angan, Shyama Tulsi variety of CIMAP that has medicinal properties. It is active against an allergic cough,” said senior scientist DN Mani who led the team. “The syrup has been officially released during the CSIR 74th foundation day and will reach the public once the institute offers the technology to a firm that shows interest in the formulation,” said scientist Sanjay Kumar.