TriStar Wellness Solutions® Further Expands Patent Portfolio in Asia HemCon's Chitosan Technology now patented in China

WESTPORT, Conn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TriStar Wellness Solutions®, Inc. (OTCQB: TWSI), a health and wellness company that targets opportunities in the self-care and professional marketplace, adds another patent to its vast domestic and international intellectual property portfolio. This most recent patent number ZL200680047919.X was granted to HemCon Medical Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TriStar Wellness Solutions, and is specific to HemCon's chitosan-based dental sponges in China, supporting the company's emerging status in this large market.

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The HemCon® Dental Dressings are a unique oral wound dressing used in dental and oral surgery procedures to protect the wound site with a physical barrier and provide pain relief. Thanks to their unique mucoadhesive properties and mechanism of action, the HemCon Dental Dressings are the perfect dental practice management tool to allow for efficacious wound treatment, reduced patient chair time and maximizing patient turns to ultimately save cost.

"HemCon has an impressing portfolio of patents around the unique chitosan technology, and these position the company for continued international expansion," said John Linderman, CEO of TriStar Wellness Solutions. "The dental product line is experiencing success in leading markets such as the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and China is an important next step in our international growth."

About TriStar Wellness Solutions
TriStar Wellness Solutions®, Inc. (TWSI) is a health and wellness company that targets under-met consumer opportunities in the OTC and professional marketplace. Its core strategy plans to meet the growing demand for personalized care solutions by leveraging proprietary innovation and healthcare technology with the rapid transformation of the healthcare marketplace to create innovative, science-based solutions and brands. TriStar recently acquired HemCon Medical Technologies Inc., a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative technologies for hemostatic devices for the control of bleeding resulting from trauma or surgery. It also owns the Beaute de Maman brand of women's health products. Additional information is available at www.tstarwellness.com.

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Contact:

Simona Buergi
Tel: (503) 245-0459
simona.buergi@hemcon.com

SOURCE TriStar Wellness Solutions, Inc.



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