Materia medica processing is a new company dedicated to the extraction, purification and analysis of medicinal plants. The lab is devoted to the support and development of standardized processes that hold great technological and scientific value in the field of phytotherapy, with particular focus on the chemistry of the phytocomplexes, including their characterization and extraction optimization.
Our mission reflects the increasing need for scientific knowledge in the field of healthcare and wellness products in a market characterized by evolving and increasingly informed consumers. Our staff chemistry backgrounds and are experienced in pharmaceutical R&D, phytochemical analysis and the purification of natural molecules.
The laboratory is fully equipped for the scientific investigation of secondary metabolites and contaminants found in botanical material. Our main focus concerns the optimization of the terpenoid profile in lipophilic extracts of traditional Italian medicinal plants.