Ayurveda has a history of a several thousand years, rooting in Ancient India, and ever since, has in one way or another been a science of observation amongst the Indian practitioners. Ayurveda is a system of medicine that deals with the cure of diseases and ailments using herbal plants, roots, leaves, fruits, bark and seeds. Ayurveda has become a popular system of medicine not only in India but also in the world, in the recent years.
Since India is the hub of almost every ayurvedic product, it is not surprising that the total value of the Indian Ayurvedic Industry is more than Rs 4,200 Crore, which is expected to reach the mark of Rs 7,000 Crore by 2020. Also, the value of ayurvedic and herbal products exported to other countries is about Rs 440 Crore.
There are many ayurvedic companies operating in the country and offer a wide range of ayurvedic products.
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10. SURYA HERBAL LIMITED:
10th position on this list is occupied by Surya Herbal Limited, an ayurvedic company incorporated in the year 1999. The company offer more than 400 products for different categories like skin care, child care, hair care, dietary supplement, respiratory, etc.
9. VICCO LABORATORIES:
Vicco Laboratories is a part of the Vicco Group and stand at ninth place in the list of top 10 ayurvedic companies in India. The company is engaged in the manufacturing of various ayurvedic products like tooth paste, skin cream, shaving cream, etc.
The company has 3 manufacturing units in the country, which manufacture premier quality ayurvedic products. Vajradanti Paste, Turmeric Skin Cream and Narayani Cream are some of the popular products of the company.
8. CHARAK PHARMA PVT LTD
Charak Pharma Pvt Ltd came into came into existence in the year 1947 and presently among the leading players in ayurvedic products in India. The company operates three manufacturing units in the country and offer ayurvedic products related to nutraceutical, personal care, men’s healthcare, general healthcare, etc.
7. ZANDU PHARMACEUTICALS WORKS LTD
Zandu Pharmaceuticals Works Ltd has occupied seventh place in the list of top 10 ayurvedic companies in India. Incorporated in the year 1919, Zandu Pharmaceutical Works Ltd is a part of Emami Limited, a leading consumer goods company.
Zandu is one of the most trusted names in ayurvedic products in the country as it offers ayurvedic products of premier quality. Zandu Balm, Zandu Pancharishta, Nityam Churna, Zandu Kesari Jivan and Chyavanprash are some of the popular products.
6. EMAMI LIMITED
Incorporated in the year 1974, Emami Limited is among the leading fast moving consumer goods companies in the country. The company produces more than 250 ayurvedic products and operates in over 60 countries in the world.
Emami Limited is a big consumer goods company, which can be traced from the fact that in the last financial year, its sales figure crossed the mark of Rs 2,200 Crore. Boroplus, Navratna, Fair and Handsome, Kesh King and Vasocare are some of the popular brands of the company.
5. HAMDARD LABORATORIES
Next on this list is Hamdard Laboratories, a leading ayurvedic and unani company incorporated in the year 1906. The company produces a wide range of food and beverages, consumer health products and unani health care products.
Established in the year 1918, Baidyanath is among the oldest ayurvedic companies in India. The company manufactures more than 700 formulations, which are used in making Baidyanath products.
Dabur is one of the most trusted names in ayurvedic products and known for producing premier quality ayurvedic products. Incorporated in the year 1884, Dabur offers more than 380 products across 21 categories.Dabur offes a complete range of products in different categories like health care, home care, personal care, consumer health, etc. The company is among the largest FMCG companies in the country and in the last financial year, its sales figure crossed the mark of Rs 7,800 Crore.
2. THE HIMALAYA DRUG COMPANY
Himalaya is a leading name in this segment and ranked second in the list of top 10 ayurvedic companies in India. The company started its operations in the 1930s and presently operates in more than 90 countries in the world.
The company manufactures a wide range of ayurvedic products that include pharmaecuticals, personal care products, nutritional products, wellness products, etc.
1. PATANJALI AYURVED LIMITED
Patanjali Ayurved Limited is the leading ayurvedic company in India, which was incorporated in the year 2006. Patanjali Ayurved Limited manufactures a wide range of ayurvedic products that include home care, grocery, personal care, health care, medicine, nutritional products, etc.
The company has grown swiftly to become a leading ayurvedic company and will invest Rs 1,000 Crore for expansion. The company has a manufacturing unit in Uttarakhand, which produces high quality ayurvedic products.
Chyawanprash, Honey, Jam, Soan Papdi, Badam Pak and Mustard Oil are some of the products of the company. Products made by the company are of premier quality and optimally priced.
Almost all these Ayurvedic companies are quite in the verge of making a significant fortune even in the global market, as more and more people are oriented towards the herbal and natural origins of ayurveda.