Idea Details

Team and Contact Details

SNo Student Name School Degree Year Email
1Umme Aimen AbbasiASABUndergraduateFourthuaimen1@gmail.com
1Hamna IjazASABUndergraduateFourthhamna.nustian96@gmail.com
1MehnoorASABUndergraduateFourthmehnoorakhtar@gmail.com
1Zubaish SaghirASABUndergraduateFourthzubaishsaghir@yahoo.com
1Anibah KhalidASABUndergraduateFourthanibahkhalid@live.com

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Do you need expertises from another area: No
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Idea Details

Idea Name: Tressence
Slogan: Let the stress go
Supervisor Name: Dr. Saadia Zahid
Supervisor Designation: Assistant Professor
Supervisor School: ASAB
Supervisor Department: ASAB
Contact number: +92-51-9085-6134
Email ID: saadia.zahid@asab.nust.edu.pk
Abstract:
    An essential oil based anti-depressant derived from a combination of plants with research proven extraordinary health benefits.
What is the unmet need in society that your idea will fulfill ?
    Leading cause of disability in the world. More than 300 million people worldwide living with depression. High suicide rates because of unattended cases (less trained specialists and facilities). Unreported cases because of the societal stigma attached.
Who needs it ? How many would benefit ?
   The target audience is students of 18 - 25 age group. Can be used by every age group.
How will the solution works
    The product will be available in the form of tissues, scented candles and air diffusers. These will have the combination of proposed essential oils (chamomile, bergamot, ylang-ylang and lavender) either adsorbed on tissue paper or in the liquid form. They are proven to relieve stress, improve sleep, enhance mood and confidence and help to relax. Chamomile soothes the mind and is a remedy for anxiety for depression and anxiety. In combination, these can do wonders.
Who are your competitors ? How is your solution different
    No competitors as of our primary research. Natural products based solution (no synthetic components) with no side effects opposite to the available anti-depressants in the market. Also, it doesn't involve taking pills or tablets as that of therapies used for treating such disorders.
Status: Approved
Entry Date & Time: 2017-11-30 (2033)