Patented medicine producer

February 2, 2023

The Phyongchon Koryo Medicine Pharmaceutical Factory in Phyongchon District, Pyongyang, is a small plant in terms of site area and workforce. But it is well known to the country for producing various efficient Koryo medicines conducive to the promotion of the people’s health.  

According to Mun Sun Ok, manageress of the factory, the variety of patented products symbolizing the factory numbers a dozen. 

Typical examples are green four aromas, chicory, powdered painkilling Phellodendron amurense extract and oyster calcium tablet. 

Green four aromas, made by combining the folk remedies of traditional Koryo medicine and achievements in up-to-date molecular nutriology with the help of advanced nano technology has comprehensive pharmacological effects as it is completely similar to the muscone of musk in structure. The factory developed it as a health food the middle-aged and the elderly can take like a snack. 

“Just a little mental and physical burden caused my blood pressure to seriously go up and down and resulted in cardiodynia and arrhythmia. But such symptoms disappeared as I took green four aromas and now I’m full of vigour,” said Pak Kyong Nam, a 72-year-old man living in Phyongchon District. 

Chicory is a natural functional health food made by collecting and processing the plant after cultivating it by a natural environment-based farming method without using chemical fertilizer, pesticides, growth promoter and agrochemicals which are harmful to the human body. It contains essential fatty acid, a variety of essential amino acids, vitamins and various mineral salts. 

It is used for retarding aging and forming sex hormones and for skincare. It prevents damage from various electromagnetic waves and treats diabetes, hepatitis, hypertension, senile arteriosclerosis, indigestion and so on. 

Last year, too, the factory obtained national patents by developing and producing the dandelion and wormwood digestive tablet effective in the treatment of digestive system diseases and the natural amino nutritious powder good for improving physical capacities of sportspersons and rehabilitating them. 

With its production processes put on a modern and scientific basis and free from dust and germ, the factory newly turns out a dozen kinds of medicines, including honeysuckle and golden bell leaf cold granule efficacious in treating various inflammations and killing viruses, Korean ostericum cold tablet, powdered Schizandra chinensis cough medicine and fermented dextran liquid, in close cooperation with scientific research institutions.  

According to Choe Song Ok, analyst of the factory, dozens of kinds of Koryo medicines presented by the factory were highly rated at many exhibitions and presentations, including the national sci-tech presentation and exhibition of the anti-epidemic and public health sectors-2022.  


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