We at Matxin Labs Pvt. Ltd. have three passions: herbs, research & quality. We are very paranoid when it comes to quality. That is our mainstay and we don’t compromise on that. The pharmaceutical range has been created with a lot of research, testing and clinical trials. Our company draws a lot of knowledge from our founder, and it takes a lot of time for each product introduction.
Our endeavour is to develop pharmaceutical products which will ease the life of people on a daily basis, by taking the bounty which we have in nature in the form of herbs and harnessing it with modern science.
We have products covering 12 categories and also an Over the Counter (OTC) range. The categories include orthopaedics, respiratory tract infections to skin, liver etc. covering a whole range of ailments. Extreme care is taken in ensuring that the mainstay and the heart of Matxin products: Herbs: are sourced in the most scientific manner.
We ensure that the cultivators of these herbs use good agricultural practices and the plants are free from heavy metals, pesticides and other toxic chemicals.
Extraction process uses only purified aqua and no chemical solvents are used. This ensures the purity of the herbs and also consistency which is so essential to produce quality pharmaceutical products batch after batch.
Our founder, Dr S.K Mitra is a medical graduate from Calcutta National Medical College & Hospital (West Bengal, India) and did his post-graduation from The Institute of Medical Sciences, Benaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi ( Uttar Pradesh, India).
Although his educational training was in medicine but he spent his life researching herbs and it has become his passion now. He is a recognized leader in the field of herbal research and development in pharmaceuticals & cosmeceuticals.
He was the Executive Director and Partner of Himalaya Drug Company for 22 years and then worked as Chief Executive Officer of Emami-Zandu group.
In 2012, Dr S.K Mitra was conferred with the prestigious Sir R.N Chopra Memorial life time achievement award for his contribution in the fields of herbal and pharmaceutical sciences.
In 2015, he was decorated with the prestigious Prof. B. Mukherjee Memorial Oration Award for his contribution in the herbal and pharmaceutical research.
He carries the heart and soul of the company through his active research in herbal products.
His academic interest lies in the area of cosmetic technology, pharmaceutical sciences, clinical pharmacology, in vitro biology, cell & molecular biology, pre-clinical studies & toxicology, formulation & development, phytochemistry, analytical chemistry, pharmacognosy applied botany & plant tissue culture.
He was a board member of several scientific advisory committees constituted by the Government of India.
He is on the advisory board of many scientific journals. He has more than 150 national and international publications in various journals of high repute.
Many students from reputed Indian universities have done research under his guidance in pursuance of their PhDs. He is a recognized PhD examiner in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore (Karnataka, India).
Dr S.K Mitra and his team have filed many global patents on molecules identified from plants.
By the way, he runs the company also.