KOCHI: Bodhina Naturals, a Kochi based private ayurveda research firm will manufacture and market seaweed based nutraceuticals and sanitizers developed by the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), a public sector research organisation in the harvest and post-harvest fisheries sector.
The research team led by CIFT principal scientist Suseela Mathew comprised of Niladri Chatterjee, R Anandan and Vishnuvinayagam was instrumental for the development of four seaweed based products in collaboration with M/s Bodina Naturals.
Bodhina Naturals, headed by Boby Kizhakethara and Divya Boby, is involved in research activities for developing ayurvedic formulations.
“Seaweeds are good source of anti-oxidants, dietary fiber, essential amino acids, phytochemicals, vitamins, and minerals. Bioactive compounds present in seaweeds have health promoting properties like anti-diabetic,…