P.J. Kunjachan believes in harnessing science and technology to improving the health of the common man. An entrepreneur at the age of 20, he became an independent organic fertilizer manufacturer by starting ‘Arjuna Fertilizer Industries’ in Coimbatore, following which he launched ‘Arjuna Aromatics’, a brand that produced and marketed essential oil of mustard across the world. He has lived his ideology of using technology and botanicals to make a better life for people by focusing on producing natural extracts from plants and marine sources.
His contributions have been extensively recognized, the latest being the 2012 award for excellence from the Spices Board as ‘Highest Exporter’ for an innovative product.
Dr. Benny Antony, co-founder of Arjuna Natural Extracts, a visionary at heart, has contributed significantly towards building Arjuna as a leading innovation-led nutraceutical company in India. He has been at the helm of developing the ‘Research and Development’ facility of Arjuna which is today approved by the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. The R&D division equipped with state-of-the-art facilities focuses on pharmacological evaluation of Arjuna’s products for various applications in the dietary supplement, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, in accordance with international best practices.
Dr. Benny Antony is widely recognized for his path-breaking inventions in the natural extract industry. His brainchild, BCM- 95™, has been celebrated worldwide for its bio-available therapeutic benefits and is today considered as the world’s most preferred bio-available turmeric extract. His mentorship has paved way for several innovations at Arjuna which includes developing of herbal extracts like Amlamax (a patented product from the ripe fruits of Amla), AKBAMAX (extract of Boswellia serrata), and Omega-3 (natural extract from sardine). Dr. Benny Antony has to his credit 21 patents (15 international and 6 national) and has published articles in over 16 national and international publications.
His ardent passion and knowledge of science and technology keeps him abreast of the latest trends in the nutraceutical industry, thereby helping Arjuna to deliver innovative products that meet global standards. For his significant contributions in the extraction industry, he was conferred with the ‘Innovator’ award by the Spices Board of India for the year 2012.
T.N.B. Kaimal brings his rich experience of over three decades in scientific research and development to Curegarden’s operations. Following a Master’s and Doctorate degree in Applied Chemistry, he has served at the Indian Institute of Chemical technology, a premier R&D institution under the council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India for 30 years. He has to his credit 15 patents and has published articles in over 100 international journals.
Mr. Kaimal brings his personal passion for technology to Curegarden, and has consistently demonstrated his commitment to research and the development of innovative solutions with scientific precision.
Curegarden represents a dream. A dream of sharing a happier, healthier body and quality of life with the use of nature's best ingredients. Botanics, when extracted for their bioactive compounds, offer a most effective approach to improving well-being and quality of life. It is based on the belief that botanicals of the highest quality would have a positive effect — without any negative side effects — on people's health. Over the years,we have seen and experienced personally the wonderful benefits of these high quality botanical products and are delighted to share them with others.
Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd is India’s leading manufacturer and exporter of standardized botanical extracts for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries for over two decades. With customers in around 40 countries, the company has close to 50 patents to its credit of which majority are commercialized globally. The company has R&D tie ups with international universities from Australia, US and Japan. The highly advanced R&D unit at Arjuna is a complete research facility for phytochemistry, pharmacokinetics, formulation and development, pre-clinical and clinical studies.
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