Dr. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui was an eminent chemist, artist, philosopher and literary critic of Pakistan. He served India for half his life and then moved to Pakistan for the latter part of it. He established state of the art labs and institutes both in India and Pakistan.
Dr. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui did remarkable research on natural product chemistry. He extracted numerous important compounds from Rauwolfia Serpentina (chaand buti), Holarrhena (Kurchi) and Melia Azadirachata (Neem).