Giant Chinese drug manufacturer Jiangyin Tianjiang Pharmaceutical Company Limited has today launched a series of herbal medicines in Kenya that either boost immunity, treat and manage viral pneumonias.
Operating under a local agent, XRP Medical Kenya Limited, the company has introduced Healthouself Formular 3 and Healthouself Formula 5, which is a combination of herbal medicines that will be used in the prevention and strengthening of immunity and treatment for types of severe acute respiratory infections.
Approved by the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board, a box of Healthouself Formula 3 retails at KES 2500 while Healthouself formula 5 retails at KES 4400 and are available at XRP Medical Kenya site, online retail outlets – Jumia Kenya and other local pharmaceutical distributors.
Healthouself formular 3 is mainly used for prevention against flu, colds and nosocomial infections while Healthouself formula 5 is mainly used in the treatment of viral pneumonias, severe respiratory infections and zoonotic infections.
According to Edgar Ngugi, General Manager, XRP Medical Kenya the medicines have long been in use in China and have proven to be helpful.
“The ingredients found in the two herbal medicines have been tried and tested in China as a complementary prevention alongside other treatment options to manage respiratory diseases,” said Edgar Ngugi,General Manager,XRP Medical Kenya
Ngugi said his institution is only but supporting and complementing the Kenyan government especially Ministry of Health in the fight against viral pneumonias by introducing products to improve and boost human immunity.
“The products have undergone rigorous scrutiny exercise by relevant government bodies and the World Health Organization and approved for human consumption,” noted Mr. Ngugi.
“As an institution, we believe prevention is better than cure and so we aspire to introduce more and more products to awaken the giants within us. Our bodies are naturally wired to fight some of these ailments if we take necessary action and boost our immunity accordingly,” noted Mr. Ngugi.
The newly products have been used in the Asian nation to reduce cases of acute respiratory infections by boosting human immunity.
“With the unprecedented times that we are in, we hope that Kenyans will more and more warm up to the idea of preventing themselves against viral pneumonia by boosting their immunity while complementing the same with other drugs as advised by their doctors,” said Mr. Ngugi.