Exhibitor: Association of Hungarian Inventors - MAFE

Inventor and Invention:


TAMÁS, Eszter: Tea, jelly and balm from Euphorbia hirta (Tafedim)


1.  The Invention



Tea, jelly and balm from Euphorbia hirta (Tafedim)


The problem the inventor(s) wanted to solve

Practical utilization of the curative power of the tropical herb called Euphorbia hirta.



Euphorbia hirta is a tropical herb rich in active substances, it is the raw material for the Tafedim family of health-care products.



The tropical Euphorbia hirta is one of the most valuable products of nature’s huge pharmacy, also widely used by folk medicine due to the following characteristics:

scientific research has shown its antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory effects; the herb may also reduce cramps, improve digestion, lower blood pressure and regenerate cells.

drinking the herb’s infusion is recommended by folk medicine against diarrhea, constipation, gynecological and prostate complaints, high blood pressure, bowel polypus, tumors, asthma, respiratory problems, epilepsy, arthritis (drinking an infusion made of 1 to 12 grams of dried herb has no side effects).

due to its pleasant flavour, the herb can be mixed into food as well

in small amounts (1-2 grams) the tea can be consumed  just for pleasure over an indefinite period of time.

when applied to the skin, the herb can cure scars, inflamed skin, warts, insect bites and skin rashes.



Tafedim tea can be consumed as an infusion, the Tafedim jelly and balm contain the extract of the herb and can be applied to the skin.



Tafedim tea has a pleasant flavour and its effects can be felt within just a few days.


Stage of development.

Tafedim products are available in commerce.


Documentation available:



2.  The inventor (or inventors)



TAMÁS, Eszter


Self introduction.

Profession – chemistry teacher, education – university


Owner of the invention?



3.  Protection


Patent Status:

Hungarian patent 1988, European patent 1987, European trademark





Countries where it is in force



4.      Business intention

product sales