Iran produces new herbal drug for headache

TEHRAN – Iran has started the mass production of a new herbal drug – “Migraine Cut” – developed after decades of extensive research.

The new drug was unveiled in a ceremony held in Iran’s Innovation and Prosperity Fund in Tehran attended by the fund’s Head Behzad Soltani as well as a number of leading Iranian researchers, the ifpnews reports.

The medicine, Migraine Cut, is the fruit of at least 25 years of extensive studies and experiences by Iranian scientists and their international counterparts, a report (in Persian) by ISNA said.

The drug is a mixture of various herbals including Lavender, Echelon, Securigera Securidaca, Viola Odorata, Fennel, Coriander and Marjoram. These herbals are cited as anti-migraine in Iranian alternative medicine as well as Iranian and western medicine literature. The herbals relieve other headaches as well.

Migraine Cut is produced as a nasal spray with Ethanol formula. Among the main features of the new drug, one can refer to the creative mixture of its ingredients which has increased its effectiveness.

Being sprayed into the nose, the drug passes through the naval mucosa cleaning respiratory tract without any side-effects on the cutie cells of the nose.

Iran currently has over 150 knowledge-based enterprises in medicinal plants, herbal medicines, natural products, and traditional medicine. It has manufactured and commercialised more than 450 knowledge-intensive products of natural human and animal origin, and developed over 400 enterprises in the areas of medicinal plants, herbal medicines, natural products, and traditional medicine.