Health E-Insights: Tell our readers about your company.
Mr. Agarwal: Natural Remedies is one of the leading research-driven herbal healthcare companies from India. Our core strength lies in integrating traditional knowledge of botanicals and modern science to create world-class products. Our branded extracts include Turmacin (joint health), Gutgard (gut health), BacoMind (cognitive wellness), AP-Bio (immune health), and Ocibest (stress management), which are backed by published clinical trials. Some of our products have U.S. and Australian patents and are also registered by TGA, ANVISA, and KFDA. Our state-of-the-art R&D and production facilities are NSF-GMP, ISO 9001:2000, and ISO 22000:2005 certified. Our capabilities include a fully traceable supply chain combined with sustainable harvest programs thereby offering global clients clinically-substantiated and scientifically-validated innovations.
Health E-Insights: Why does a manufacturer buy your products?
Mr. Agarwal: We take pride in sharing our scientific knowledge with the world. We have contributed to various international pharmacopoeias, including over 100 monographs internationally, and over 220 phyto-compounds isolated for global reference standards. Our selective offerings, seed-to-shelf efficiency, coupled with innovative production toward clean label extracts and standardized manufacturing processes make us a reliable best-in-class partner.
Health E-Insights: As a research-based company, what new products are on the horizon?
Mr. Agarwal: We are constantly upgrading the scientific knowledge of our existing products and some areas that we are currently focused on include digestive, stress, joint, immunity, liver, and cognitive health.
Health E-Insights: What do technology advances and your commitment to science bring to your company?
Mr. Agarwal: Science on natural products is like entering an ocean, the deeper you go, the more you realize how little you know. Modern equipment and technology are helping us to discover and understand the complex soup of phytochemicals within every botanical. The formula of developing powerful natural solutions resides in these complex phytochemicals. We have been successful in discovering these jewels from nature.
Health E-Insights: Where do great ideas come from in your organization?
Mr. Agarwal: We are passionately committed to collaboration and winning together. At Natural Remedies, our organizational culture is focused on where everyone, be it employees, customers, or partners, feels valued and respected. As an organization, we believe in empathetically listening to all our stakeholders. Surprisingly, all great ideas originate from this simple exercise; validating these ideas to the customer value proposition delivers a great opportunity to pursue.
Health E-Insights: Which is most important to your company—mission, core values, or vision?
Mr. Agarwal: Our vision as an organization is to harness nature and apply science, for health and happiness. While we are entirely committed to our vision, we are firmly grounded to our core mother value of being useful to the society at large.Our core mission is to be sensitive and mindful of our impact on the environment, people, and customers, as well as everyone associated with Natural Remedies.
Health E-Insights: Is there one key message about your company you would want prospective customers to know?
Mr. Agarwal: We strongly believe in winning together and we want to ensure that all our customers win along with us.
Health E-Insights: What do you value in your most day-to-day life?
Mr. Agarwal: Life will throw many challenges and it’s our ability to respond positively to help us overcome those challenges. I also value my time to be still and meditate.
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