From traditional sources to medicines of the future.

Research and development of phytomedicines and phytogenic drugs

PhytoGeniX is a spin off contract research organization originating from University of Utrecht (Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy).


Research conducted by PhytoGeniX is focused on:

  • Improvement and development of herbal medicinal products (phytomedicines)
  • Activity-guided extraction and isolation procedures
  • Discovery and characterization of biologically active (plant-derived) lead compounds for development into phytogenic drugs
  • Assessment of activity of plant extracts and single compounds in an array of bio assays and in vitro models
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of relevant constituents of medicinal plants and extracts
  • Providing a basis for the legislation of phytomedicines