Düzce University (DU) Scientific and Technological Research Application and Research Center (DÜBİT) mushrooms and propolis nail polish was developed to strengthen the worn nails due to the use of hygiene products during the epidemic process.
Within the scope of the regional development-oriented project prepared by the Council of Higher Education (YÖK), studies in the field of health and environment are carried out at the center.
In this direction, in the light of previous researches on propolis obtained from producers in the center formula nail polish was obtained to be used in the treatment of nail fungus.
Mass production of nail polish developed from propolis was started in the Traditional and Complementary Medicine Products Co-Production Facility established in the campus with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Technology and the East Marmara Development Agency (MARKA).
The product is available at the university sales offices of medicinal and aromatic plants and via the internet.
“The positive effects of propolis on the nail led us to develop products in this area”
Düzce University Specialization in Environmental and Health Technologies Coordinator Assoc. Dr. Pınar Göç Rasgele told Anadolu Agency (AA) that the positive effects of propolis on nails as a result of his research lead them to develop products in this area.
Stating that the increase in the use of disinfectants and cologne in the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) process has led to some skin problems, especially the fungal disease in the nails, Rasgele said, “There are many products related to propolis on the market. We have seen that there are fungi and abrasions caused by the disinfectant and cologne used. There are researches on fungal treatment and nail strengthening of propolis and the results are positive. We set out on this path by saying why not obtain a product in this direction. ” he spoke.
Random, stating that the work has passed from the laboratory environment to the production stage, said:
“Laboratory studies of propolis have been done. The fungicidal effects of propolis have been investigated, especially on animals and humans with fungal diseases. Its effects on experimental animals and human volunteers are successful. When we look at the results we got from these studies, propolis has over 60 percent healing properties on fungi. proven.”
Director of DÜBİT Assoc. Dr. Uğur Hasırcı also noted that products obtained from many plants in the Traditional and Complementary Medicine Products Co-Production Facility entered the market both as a treatment, as a cosmetic and as a food supplement, and that they contribute to the country as natural products.
Stating that the raw materials of the products produced in the facility are obtained from the local people and transformed into final products with the devices here, he said, “Here we produce food supplements, bee products, cosmetic products. Everything produced is completely natural and our own products.” said.
Source: Anadolu Agency / Ömer Ürer