Wormivet is a Herbal Medication by NIF to treat worms
Who Developed this?
- The National Innovation foundation India
About National Innovation Foundation India?
- Department of Science and Technology
- It works to provide support to grass root innovations
- Also, it organizes an annual competition called IGNITE along with CBSE board.
What is Grass root Innovations?
- The Intellectual Property Rights of India recognizes grassroot innovations and also traditional knowledge practices.
- This is more common in the fields of agriculture, veterinary science and human health.
- The Grass root level innovations are inventions made by common people.
What is Wormivet?
- It is an indigenous herbal medicine
What is the importance of this?
- Currently chemical methods are using to treat worms
- Latest method is an alternative to chemical methods
Important points for exam?
- It is used to treat endoparasite worms in livestock.
- The patent given in the name of Grassroots knowledge.
What worms does?
- Loss in body weight
- loss in reproductive health
- It limits growth and productivity