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By Suman Sahai, Prasmi Pavithran, Indrani Barpujari

Wisdom, in all its manifestations, is efficacious. Of specific importance is the data inherent within the wisdom platforms of rural and indigenous groups built because of lengthy and non-stop interplay with the complicated ecosystems which they inhabit. often called Indigenous wisdom or IK, this information is absolutely a hugely refined expertise and has been the mainstay of survival of groups particularly within the key sectors of nutrients and well-being. With constructing nations being the repository of an enormous a part of the world's organic assets it isn't superb that individuals and groups of those nations were innovating, determining, holding and keeping neighborhood species for a long time. Biodiversity, and the indigenous wisdom linked to it, is a unique energy of the neighborhood groups which are present in present day constructing international locations.

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US Patent 5,980,92: Topical compositions for regulating the oily/shiny appearance of skin. US Patent 5,972,341: Products extracted from a plant of the genus Commiphora, particularly the Commiphora mukul plant, extracts containing the same and applications thereof, for example in cosmetics US Patent 5,821,237: Compositions for visually improving skin. US Patent 5,700,451: Sunscreen composition. US Patent 5,691,327: Use of salicylic acid for regulating skin wrinkles and/ or skin atrophy (US Patent 5,686,088) Antimicrobial wipe compositions.

US Patent 6,187,313: Composition and method for treating and preventing helicobactor pylori-associated gastritis, ulcers and cancer. US Patent 6,136,316: Hepatoprotective compositions and composition for treatment of conditions related to hepatitis B and E infection. US Patent 6,080,401: Herbal and pharmaceutical drugs enhanced with probiotics. US Patent 5, 693,327: Herbal compositions. (US Patent 5,529,778) Ayurvedic composition for the prophylaxis and Biopiracy: Imitations Not Innovations 63 treatment of AIDS, flu, TB and other immuno-deficiencies and the process for preparing the same.

US Patent 6,121,234: Use of essential oils to increase bio-availability of Biopiracy: Imitations Not Innovations 55 orally administered pharmaceutical compounds. US Patent 6,080,401: Herbal and pharmaceutical drugs enhanced with probiotics. US Patent 6,017,932: Pharmaceutical compositions containing at least one NSAID having increased bio-availability. US Patent 5,972,382: Use of piperine as a bio-availability enhancer. US Patent 5,698,199: Lipolysis acceleration method. US Patent 5,525,597: Synergistic insecticidal compositions comprising capsicum and insecticidal use thereof.

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