ESPIRITU Yasmin E. And Dr. Virgilio L. MALANG: P. guajava Effervescing Vaginal Insert
1. The Invention (2nd of 3)
Title P. guajava Effervescing Vaginal Insert
The problems the inventor(s) wanted to solve Since all women are going to experience a vaginal discharge at least once in their life, this invention addresses the gap in alternative herbal to western medication, compelled by both safety and efficacy reasons.
Description. Using effervescence for delivering an effective amount of ethnobotanical P. guajava in a film-like adherence to both the cervical and vaginal lumen sides of a vagina for a sustained period without having to be supine, unlike conventional inserts.
Presentation. In 350 mg ovoid vaginal inserts for insertion using the fingers.
Fields of application. As topical antiseptic in gynecology and other fields of clinical medicine
Advantages Faster onset of action effervescingly dissolving in less than 3 minutes. Adherence to vaginal vault enables user to carry on chores and daily activities and not just remain supine. Extremely well tolerated. No local or systemic side effect; action not impaired by the presence of pus, blood, or serum. Does not smear nor stain.
Stage of development. Prototype
Documentation available: Letters patent.
2. The inventor (or inventors)
Name(s) Dr. Virgilio L. MALANG and Yasmin E. ESPIRITU
Self introduction. NA
Owner of the invention? Yes
Patent Status: Invention Patent Philippines Patent No. 1-2000-036454 granted 2007 Nov 26
Priority (date of the very first patent application)
Countries where it is in force,
4. Business intention Any and all commercialization options
Name Ms. Yasmin E. ESPIRITU