Area and Machinery required for starting Ayurvedic Manufacturing unit ...

My father is going to get a patent on a herbal drug its a paste formulation . We want to establish own manufacturing unit . I have few question regarding this:
How much Budget is required to establish own manufacturing unit?
Does the 3rd Party Manufacturer provide quality control,stability test ,and other test regarding manufacturing ?
We also want to do research on some herb regarding their active constituent


For Patenting a formulation, you require certain formalities. Read in detail about patent process hereFor starting own manufacturing unit, you required premises having adequate space for all manufacturing procedure. Budget depend at number of section and machinery required for it. We are providing about area and section. You can calculate investment as per cost of land, building, machinery, section etc. Read in detail about Investment required to start Pharma and Ayurvedic Business

Minimum of 1200 Square feet covered area with separate cabins or partitions for each activity. If Unani medicines and Ayurvedic Medicines both are manufactured in same premises an additional area of 400 sq. feet will be required.

For Ayurvedic Medicine Manufacturing:
Area Required Section Wise:
  • Anjana/Pisti: 100 sq. feet.
  • Churna / Nasya/Manjan/Lepa/Kwath Churn: 200 sq feet
  • Pills/Vati /Gutika Material and tablets: 100 sq. feet
  • Kupi pakava/Ksara/ Parpati/Lavana Bhasma Satva/Sindura Karpu/ Uppu / Param: 150 sq. feet
  • Kajal: 100 sq. feet
  • Capsules: 100 sq. feet
  • Ointment/Marham Pasai: 100sq. feet
  • Pak/Avaleh/Khand/ Modak/Lakayam: 100 sq. feet
  • Panak, Syrup / Pravahi Kwath Manapaku: 150 sq, feet
  • Asava / Arishta: 200 sq. ft
  • Sura: 100 sq. ft
  • Ark Tinir: 100 sq. ft
  • Tail/Ghrit Ney: 100 sq. ft
  • Aschyotan / Netra Malham Panir/Karn Bindu/Nasabindu: 100 sq. ft
  • Each manufacturing unit will have a separate area for Bhatti, furnace boilers, puta, etc. This will have proper ventilation, removal of smoke, prevention of flies, insets, dust etc. The furnace section could have tin roof: 200 sq. ft
Machinery required Section Wise:
One machine indicated for one category of medicine could be used for the manufacturing of other category of medicine also. Similarly some of the manufacturing areas like powdering, furnace, packing of liquids and Avaleha, Paks, could also be shared for these items.


  • Karel mechanized/motorized
  • karel End runner
  • Ball-Mill
  • Sieves/Shifter.

Churna / Nasya/ Manjan/Lepa/ Kwath Churn:

  • Grinder
  • Disintegrator
  • Pulveriser
  • Powder mixer
  • Sieves/shifter.

Pills/Vati /Gutika Matirai and tablets

  • Ball Mill
  • Mass mixer/powder mixer
  • Granulator
  • Drier
  • Tablet compressing machine
  • Pill/vati cutting machine
  • Stainless steel trays
  • Container for storage and sugar coating
  • Coating pan
  • Mechanised chattoo (for mixing guggulu) where required.

Kupi pakava / ksara / Parpati / Lavana Bhasma Satva / Sindura / Karpu / Uppu / Param:

  • Bhatti
  • Karahi
  • Stainless steel Vessels
  • Patila Flask
  • Multani Matti/Plaster of Paris
  • Copper Rod
  • Earthern container
  • Gaj Put Bhatti
  • Mufflefurnace(Electrically operated)
  • End/EdgeRunner
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Wooden/S.S.Spatula


  • Earthern lamps for collection of Kajal
  • Triple Roller Mill
  • End Runner
  • Sieves
  • S.Patila
  • Filling/ packing and manufacturing room should be provided with exhaust fan and ultra violet lamps.


  • Air Conditioner
  • De-humidifier
  • Hygrometer
  • Thermometer
  • Capsule filling machine and chemical balance.

Ointment/Marham Pasai:

  • Tube filling machine
  • Crimping Machine/Ointment Mixer
  • End Runner/ Mill (Where required)
  • S. Storage Container
  • S.Patila.


  • Bhatti section fitted with exhaust fan and should be fly proof
  • Iron Kadahi/S.S. Patila
  • S. Storage container

Panak, Syrup / Pravahi Kwath Manapaku:

  • Tincture press
  • Exhaust fan fitted and fly proof
  • Bhatti section
  • Bottle washing machine
  • Filter press / Gravity filter
  • Liquid filling machine
  • P. Capping Machine

Asava / Arishta:

  • Same as mentioned above
  • Fermentation tanks
  • Containers and distillation plant where necessary
  • Filter Press


  • Same as mentioned above plus
  • Distillation plant
  • Transfer pump

Ark Tinir:

  • Maceration tank
  • Distillation plant
  • Liquid filling tank with tap
  • Gravity filter/Filter press
  • Visual inspection box

Tail/Ghrit Ney

  • Bhatti, Kadahi/S.S. Patila
  • S.Storage Containers
  • Filtration equipment
  • Filling tank with tap
  • Liquid filling machine

Aschyotan / Netra Malham Panir/Karn Bindu/Nasa- bindu:

  • Hot air oven electrically heated with thermostatic control
  • kettle gas or electrically heated with suitable mixing arrangements
  • Collation mill
  • Ointment mill
  • Tube filling equipment
  • Mixing and Storage tanks of stainless steel
  • Other suitable material sintered glass funnel
  • Seitz filter or filter candle
  • Liquid filling equipment
  • Autoclave
For Unani Medicine Manufacturing:
Area Required Section Wise:
  • Itrifal Tirya/majoon/ Laooq/Jawarish Khamiras: 100 Square Feet
  • Arq.: 100 Sq. ft.
  • Habb (Pills) and tablets: 100 Sq. ft.
  • Sufoof (Powder): 200 Sq. ft.
  • Raughan (oils) (Crushing and boiling): 100 Sq. ft.
  • Shiyaf, Surma, Kajal : 100 Sq. ft.
  • Marham, Zimad (Ointment): 100 Sq. ft.
  • Qurs (Tab.): 100 Sq. ft.
  • Kushta: 100 Sq. ft.
  • Murabba: 100 Sq. ft.
  • Capsule: 100 Sq. ft.
  • Sharbat and Joshanda: 100 Sq. ft.
  • Qutoor-e- Chashm and Marham(Eye drops, eye ointment): 100 Sq. ft.
  • Each manufacturing unit will have a separate area for Bhatti, furnaces, boilers, putta,etc. This will have proper ventilation,removal of smoke, prevention of flies, insects, dust, etc: 200 Sq ft.
Machinery required Section Wise:

Itrifal Tirya/majoon/ Laooq/Jawarish Khamiras:

  • Grinder/ Pulveriser
  • Sieves, powder mixer (if required)
  • S.S. Patilas, Bhatti and other accessories
  • Plant mixer for Khamiras.


  • Distillation Plant (garembic)
  • S.S. storage tank
  • Boiling Vessel
  • Gravity filter
  • Bottle filling machine
  • Bottle washing machine
  • Bottle drier

Habb (Pills) and tablets:

  • Ball Mill
  • Mass Mixer/Powder mixer
  • Granulator drier
  • Tablet compressing machine
  • Pill/vati cutting machine
  • Stainless steal trays/ container for storage and sugar coating
  • Coating pan
  • Mechanized chattoo, (for mixing guggul) where required

Sufoof (Powder):

  • Grinder / pulveriser
  • Sieves, Trays
  • Scoops
  • Powder mixer

Raughan (oils) (Crushing and boiling):

  • Oil Expeller
  • S.S. Patilas
  • Oil filter bottle
  • Filling machine
  • Bottle drier
  • Bhatti

Shiyaf, Surma, Kajal :

  • End runner
  • Mixing
  • S.S. Vessel

Marham, Zimad (Ointment):

  • Kharal
  • Bhatti
  • End runner
  • Grinder
  • Pulveriser
  • Triple Roller Mill (if required)

Qurs (Tab.):

  • Grinder/Pulveriser, Sieves
  • Powder mixer (where needed)
  • Granulator
  • Drier
  • Tablet Compressing Machine
  • Die punches Trays
  • O.T. Apparatus
  • Balance with weights
  • Scoops
  • Sugar Coating Pan
  • Polishing pan
  • Heater


  • Bhatti
  • Kharal
  • Sil Batta
  • Earthen pots


  • Aluminium Vessels 50-100 kgs. Capacity
  • Gendna
  • Bhatti


  • Pulveriser
  • Powder mixer
  • Capsule filling machine
  • Air conditioner
  • De-humidifier
  • Balance with weights
  • Storage containers
  • Glass

Sharbat and Joshanda:

  • Tinctum Press
  • Exhaust fan fitted
  • Bhatti section
  • Bottle washing machine
  • Filter Press Gravity filter
  • Liquid filling tank with tap/liquid filling machine
  • Hot air oven electrically heated with thermostatic control
  • Kettle

Qutoor-e- Chashm and Marham(Eye drops, eye ointment):

  • Hot air oven electrically heated with thermostatic control
  • kettle

You can start with single section like liquid or capsule or tablet or ointment etc. this will cost you less and you will require less machinery for single section. We are attaching pdf file for study in detail about ayurvedic products manufacturing.

Ayurvedic Third party manufacturers provide quality control, stability report and other test reports on demand.

You can start researching at herbs and their active ingredients separately or simultaneously with manufacturing.Hope above information is helpful for you…

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  1. I want to Manufacture & Marketing for MADAN PRAKASH Ayurvedic Churna. Please Guide me

  2. For Ayurvedic Churna manufacturing, you will need Ayurvedic manufacturing license. You should meet following requirements for churna manufacturing:

    Area Required is 200 square feet

    Machinery Required are:
    Powder Mixer
    Sealing Machine
    Capping Machine
    You can marketing of churna by mean of your own manufacturing or by manufacturing at contract/third party basis.

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