Medicinal plant of the month July: The hogweed

The poisonous hogweed is rampant again in Bavaria. It is mainly found in ditches, in forest areas and on the banks of streams. Wherever it grows, it also multiplies quite rapidly there, which is why it regularly puts conservation organizations on the alert. Hogweed: Absolutely avoid skin contact with the plant The plant species, brought […]

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Lupins: vegetable protein source

Lupine seeds, which are particularly high in protein, have long been considered an alternative to soy. Slowly but surely, lupine products are conquering the food market – and not without reason. Already in ancient Egypt, around 2000 BC, the lupine was considered one of the most important foods next to grain. Even then, people knew […]

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Plant of the Month June: Foxglove

The common foxglove, which belongs to the plantain family, is native to Central and Western Europe. Since it is also popular as a houseplant, it is also cultivated. As a biennial plant, it can grow to a remarkable height of up to two meters. The oval leaves of Digitalis purpurea are lance-shaped, the flowers are […]

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Cherry Blossom – May Plant of the Month

Medicinal Plant of the Month May: Cherry Blossom In May, many trees and shrubs delight every nature lover and gardener with their lush inflorescences. This also applies to the cherry tree, which shows its most beautiful blossoms in April and May. The cherry blossom not only looks breathtakingly beautiful, but also has a special meaning. […]

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The Tulip – April Plant of the Month

Tulips (Tulipa) are the largest genus of bulbs in the lily family. There are around 150 different wild species in Central and Southern Europe, the Near East to Central Asia and North Africa. The garden tulip has been cultivated from several wild species in the Middle East. The only wild tulip that can be found […]

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Momordica balsamina – balsam apple

Also known as balsam apple or bitter melon, it belongs to the pumpkin family and is native to tropical regions of Africa, Arabia, Asia and the Caribbean. This plant has special medicinal and nutritional values and is used in traditional medicine in many countries. It contains resins, alkaloids, flavonoids, glycosides, steroids, terpenes and saponins, which […]

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DECHEMA – Frankfurt am Main

Products, processes and trends in the extraction of Phytoextracts Cfm Oskar Tropitzsch GmbH is attending the info day at the DECHEMA house in Frankfurt. The topic “Products, processes, and trends in the extraction of Phytoextracts” is including subjects like “legal and regulatory aspects”, “technology aspects”, “new products and effectiveness (evidence)”, “bio-economy/ cascade use” and “cosmetics, […]

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Honey season is Pyrrolizidine alkaloid season

Many people like to eat and drink honey in many variations. But as bees do not distinguish between pyrrolizidine-containing and pyrrolizidine-free plants, these substances are also found in honey again.

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Natural Products in Drug Discovery and Human Health

28.-31. July 2019 University of Lisbon The Phytochemical Society Europe (PSE) invites to their meeting on “Natural Products in Drug Discovery and Human Health” from July 28th to 31st in Lisbon, Portugal. The faculty of pharmacy of the University of Lisbon has contacted professors, researchers, exhibitors and Ph.D. students from all over the world to […]

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67th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research

01.-05. September 2019 Congress centre Innsbruck From September 1st to 5th the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA) invites to the 67th international Congress in Innsbruck, Austria. The main topic of the event will be the research in the area of natural products including lectures and presentations about medical plant cultivation, phytotherapy, […]

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4th International Conference on Natural Products Utilization from Plants to Pharmacy Shelf

29 May – 01 June 2019 Albena resort, Bulgaria The conference covers a wide range of plant applications and, in particular, the sustainable use of natural products, emerging -omics platforms and the latest developments in (ethno) pharmacology, toxicology, molecular biology and biotechnology. Cfm Oskar Tropitzsch GmbH participates as exhibitor and we are looking forward meeting […]

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in-cosmetics® global

We will attend the in-cosmetics® on April the 2nd, 2019 in Paris If you would like to arrange a personal meeting, please contact us at phyto@cfmot.de

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