How to Start Ayurvedic/Herbal/Unani/Siddha Business, Marketing and Manufacturing Company ?

How to Start Ayurvedic/Herbal/Unani/Siddha Business, Marketing and Manufacturing Company ?

This Article will Cover following Topics related to Ayurvedic Business:

  • How to Start Ayurvedic Marketing Company
  • Ayurvedic Distribution and Wholesale Business
  • Ayurvedic Retail Business
  • Ayurvedic Manufacturing Company
  • Area Required and Machinery used for Ayurvedic manufacturing unit
  • Qualification of Manufacturing Chemist and Analytical Chemist for Manufacturing Unit
  • How to Sell? : Online and Offline
  • Marketing Types
If you are interested in Ayurvedic/Herbal Medicine Manufacturing company then you have to take manufacturing license for manufacturing of ayurvedic medicine from your state Ayush (The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) department. Requirement and specification of Ayurvedic Manufacturing Unit we will discuss in end.If you don’t want to read whole article, you can read below video with Hindi Audio….
If you don’t want to watch above video, you can continue reading this article:If you only want to start marketed by company of Ayurvedic products or you want to sell Ayurvedic/herbal/unani/siddha products then you don’t require any drug related license. For sale and purchase of Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha/Herbal Medicine doesn’t require any drug related license. You will need only GST number and company registration. You can start by setting up Ayurvedic Marketing Company by Name you prefer. You can get manufactured your product at third party basis.


Marketing Comapny

Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha Business Plan for Marketing Company:


Distribution Business/Retail Business

Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha Business Plan for Shops/Distribution:

  • Search Shop at prime location (Rented or Owned). For Distribution wholesale prime location doesn’t matter. For retail its necessary.
  • Choose good name for your shop
  • Shop Registration as per local authority norms
  • GST registration Number if you have more than 20 lac annual turnover
  • Conduct survey for running products in your locality
  • Purchase Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha products from distributors/Company
  • Start Selling Products


Manufacturing Company

Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha Business Plan for Manufacturing Unit:

  • Search Premises for Manufacturing Unit (Rented or Owned)
  • Choose Company Name
  • Apply for Manufacturing License Number
  • Apply for GST Number
  • Apply for products approval along with Manufacturing License Number File
  • After approval start manufacturing of Ayurvedic/Sidha/Unani Medicines
  • Start Selling Products

Requirement for manufacturing Licence for Ayurvedic Products:

Documentation and Procedure of Ayurvedic Manufacturing Unit ( Requirement may vary state to state or area to area )

  • Application on prescribed Form 24-D.
  • Prescribed Fees as mentioned
  • Subject to the conditions of Rule 157 being fulfilled the license will be issued Form 25-D which will be valid for a period of —– years from date of issue.
  • Requirement of schedule ‘T’ are to be fulfilled for which Departmental Inspection Team will conduct the inspection and submit its report on the prescribed Performa.
  • Documents in respect of competent technical staff consisting of at least one person, who is a whole-time employee and who possesses the qualifications as mentioned below as competent person staff section.
  • Site Plan of the premises.
  • Attested copy of No Objection Certificate from Pollution Control Board.
  • Power Availability Certificate from Electricity Department.
  • List of Machinery/Lab. Equipments.
  • List of medicine to be manufacture.
  • Project Report.
  • Ownership proof or rent agreement

Inspection team will inspect the premises with regard to:- Location and surroundings, buildings, water supply, disposal of container’s cleaning, Stores, raw material, packing material, finished goods store, working space, Health(clothing sanitation and hygiene of workers, medical services, and equipment’s, quality control section etc.

Area required for starting Ayurvedic Manufacturing unit:

Area Requirement is depend at number of sections you want to start. Minimum area required under drug and cosmetic act is 1200 square feet. if unani medicines are manufactured in same premises additional 400 square feet area is required. Section wise partition is required as per dosage form. For example, for tablet/capsule section, you require minimum of 100 square feet are, for liquid section, you require minimum of 150 square feet of area. You can read in detail at our article: How much Area required to start ayurvedic manufacturing plant.

Machinery and Equipment:

All the machines are in SS-304 and contact part in SS-316. To know in detail about machinery read our article: List of machinery used in Pharmaceutical and Ayurvedic Sector.

Liquid & oil section:

  • High speed mixer for tank
  • S. S. tank- 200 liter/500 liter/1000 liter capacity with wheel and cover lid
  • Liquid filling machine double head
  • P.P. cap sealing machine
  • Liquid filtration unit
  • Tables

Capsule/Tablet section

  • Air compressor
  • Air conditioner
  • Blister packing machine
  • Capsule filling machine zero number
  • Capsule Loader zero number
  • Tablet Punching Machine
  • Dehumidifier
  • Sifter
  • Mass mixer
  • Multi mill
  • FBD
  • Double cone blender

Miscellaneous Equipment:

  • Batch printing machine
  • RO plant
  • Lab equipments
  • Balances- 200gm, 30kg, 100kg


Laboratory Equipment:

An Ayurvedic manufacturing unit either establish own testing laboratory or unit can get testing done at government approved laboratories. Complete detail of laboratory equipment know here

Competent Person Staff Qualification For Manufacturing:

The manufacture of Ayurvedic (including Siddha) or Unani drugs shall be conducted under the direction and supervision of competent technical staff consisting at least of one person, who is a whole-time employee and who possesses minimum of any of the following qualifications, namely:-

  • A degree in Ayurveda or Ayurvedic Pharmacy, Siddha or Unani system of medicine, as the case may be, conferred by a University, a State Government or Statutory Faculties, Councils and Boards of Indian Systems of Medicine recognised by the Central Government or a State Government for this purpose, or
  • A diploma in Ayurveda, Siddha or Unani System of medicine granted by a State Government or an Institution recognised by the Central Government for this purpose, or
  • A graduate in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Chemistry or Chemistry or Botany of a University recognised by the Central Government with experience of at least two years in the manufacture of drugs pertaining to the Ayurvedic or Siddha or Unani system of medicine, or
  • A Vaid or Hakim registered in a State Register of Practitioners of indigenous systems of medicines having experience of at least four years in the manufacture of Siddha or Unani drugs, or
  • A qualification as Pharmacist in Ayurvedic (including Siddha) or Unani systems of medicine, possessing experience of not less than eight years in the manufacture of Ayurvedic or Siddha or Unani Drugs as may be recognised by the Central Government.
Competent Person Staff For Laboratory:
Minimum of following qualification is required for Laboratory competent person:
  • A graduate in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Chemistry or Chemistry or Botany of a University recognised by the Central Government
How to Sell?
How to sell Ayurvedic/Herbal product online?
You can also build your website for sale and purchase of Ayurvedic products but it is time consuming and expensive process. You can use other common portals (Snap Deal, Flipkart, Amazon etc) to sell your products online. Online sale and purchase of Ayurvedic medicines/Food Supplements/Herbal Preparations could also be done through online portals those are specially deals in Ayurvedic products. You have to register your company and products at their website. There customer care executives will contact to you and will help you in further process. Most of Online portals will ask for Goods and Service Tax Identification Number and PAN card as primary documentation.Your products will be displayed at their website. When some one order it, you have to send to it. Online portals charges some fees per transaction or as per their term and conditions.How to sell Ayurvedic Products directly in Market?
You can also promote your ayurvedic products directly to Ayurvedic practitioners or customers. You can also search for distributors all over India/World for your Ayurvedic/Herbal preparations. If you don’t want to do direct marketing, you can also sell your Ayurvedic products by appointing distributors all over India at pcd/franchise basis or appointing authorized distributors or importer at any country worldwide. You also have to comply with import export in case of you are exporting to other countries. read Requirements for exporting Ayurvedic Medicines Here

Packing, quality and efficacy is most important thing in Ayurvedic products. You should get manufactured your products from good manufacturer otherwise your all marketing effort will be result into zero.Few marketing solution for Ayurvedic/Herbal Products are:

Marketing types are same as types of pharma marketing. Read here types of marketing

Manufacturing Process of Ayurvedic Medicines:

Ayurvedic Medicines has same manufacturing process as of pharma medicines. Same precautions and quality standards required for manufacturing of Ayurvedic Medicines.

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Check List of Ayurvedic Manufacturers in India Here

Query related to Ayurvedic Business:

I am a manufacturer of herbal products and now I find marketing by another company so I need a agreement for me and marketing company so please will you send me that agreement


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Related Query:

I want to start my ayurvedic/unani/siddha medicines business at my own name online on international level. Kindly send me some suggestions for documents required and marketing solutions. What type of licenses is required to sell Ayurvedic/unani/siddha Medicines and what are the documents are required for manufacturing of same.

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  1. ayurvedic marketing company ka registration india level par kaha hoga..please mujhe bataye

  2. For starting Ayurvedic marketing company, you may need requirement of following three registrations. But you can start only with TIN/CST registration at small level.

    Tax Identification Number (Tin/Vat/CST) Number
    Private Limited Company Registration
    Trade Mark registration

  3. We would like to enter the manufacture distribution of ayurvedic products.
    We would need consulting on the same.
    Do you consult in this field ?
    We are not with any ayurveda nor medical background

  4. We could help you in all aspect we know. We all have experienced of sales/marketing and Administration. We can provide consultation regarding above matters only. What type of help we can provide you in this matter, we are mentioning below:

    Preparing documentation and Procedure
    What type of formalities and space required for starting your ayurvedic manufacturing company
    What can you do to complete all procedure
    Which type of persons you should meet before starting your venture
    Machineries you require to start
    How to set-up you office and staff
    How can you distribute and sell your products.
    Ways of marketing and sales
    Where can you get customers for your products etc

    Other then above, we don't have any manufacturing and formulations experience. We can't help you process related to manufacturing. You should consult any local Ayurvedic manufacturer to get complete detail or you can hire any experience person or ayurvedic manufacturing chemist who can assist you during your process. You can read all procedure and formalities in above article

  5. Sir,i want to manufacture one Ayurvedic product from third party,we want to register brand name of so that we will market that product. Our brand should not be used by other.please guide me in this matter

  6. Brand name you have to be registered under trade name and trade mark. Choose unique name and apply for trade mark registration. Read complete process of Trade Mark registration here:
    (copy and paste above url in separate tab)

    Brand Name registration is long procedure. It may take more than one and half year. Once you have applied for it, you can mention TM above brand name and after registration you can mention (R) above it.

    After your brand name registration, no one can use your Brand Name for any product. It will provide your brand name security under trade mark act 1999 and rules. You can search for Brand Name by visiting: (copy and paste above url in separate tab)

    Applying for trade mark registration is not meaning, your brand name has been registered. It has been follow complete process to be registered. At any stage if department found it is similar or resembling to any existing brand, it may be show you objected after some time. If some one feel after seeing your brand name in Gazette, he/she can file opposition and your brand name will show opposed. Show search or choose your brand name very carefully.

    Trade mark is applied through advocates who specially deals with trade mark and patents.

  7. do i require any license to do ayurvedic medicines distributorship

  8. do i require any license to do ayurvedic medicines distributorship

  9. my dad is a wholesaler and retailer of ayurvedic medicines. now i am thinking to get his business online too.. what is the procedure for the same kindly help?

  10. I want to start a new ayurvedic pharma marketing company. I am a student at bams. How many money sufficient to start its

  11. You will need basically sale tax number for starting Ayurvedic Marketing Company. Total investment depend at number of products you choose to start. If you start with minimum five products, your roughly investment will be approx. fifty thousand to one lakh ruppees.

    Read roughly estimated investment model here: How much investment is required to start pharma marketing company ?

  12. Sir I have a license from drug controller to manufacturing herbal medicine. I want list of all the permission or registration for running a firm.
    And list if all the equipment.
    List of official person like lab assistant

  13. Sir.
    I am from Assam (middle segment of Assam) I m totally unknown about production & marketing of Ayurvedic medicine, but I m very interested to setup the business because I m hard worker and I hope I will success in this field with your kind please write to me how can I will start and what is primary work for that.please inform me :
    Phone 09864160172
    If some producer wants to provide dealership in Assam or for entire north east area then you may kindly inform me. I m interested .

  14. Sir I want start buisness for self home made herbal products like soap shampoo hair oil essential oils do we need license for making marketing herbal home made products , if yes waht is the procedure all are manufactured on experience

  15. I know that what qualifications or rules of aurvedic medical store

  16. Hi

    I have setup a pvt ltd company for selling herbal product, i am thinking of third party manufacturing. For this its compulsory to get brand name or trademark registration ?

    Can i use "my comapny name ingredient name" eg "Cosm Dashashwa" as product name without registration of trademark ?

  17. hello
    my father is selling ayurvedic herbals on retail basis…now i want to expand this work nationally.
    He is running a grocery business along with it by a firm name.
    pls suggest me d proper methodology for this expansion work…
    pls rep soon

  18. I want to a auyurvedic wholesale shop
    Please tell tell me the documentation required.
    And license procedure.
    I am from uttar Pradesh.

  19. I want to a auyurvedic wholesale shop
    Please tell tell me the documentation required.
    And license procedure.
    I am from uttar Pradesh.

  20. Mujhe ayurved ka registration chahiye mere grandfather ayurved acharya the to wo hi renewal hoga ya naya banbana padega.

  21. @Mohd Aiyatullah you require sale tax number only for ayurvedic wholesale shop

  22. @sharad Apko naya ayurved acharya ka registration karana padega. Uske liye aapko minimum requirement puri krni padegi…

  23. my grandmother and I locally running herbal business . A herbal medicine to prevent miscarriages and dysmenorrhea .now I want to explore it but how to sell on online market ??

  24. sir mai ayurvedic dawa company se lekar apne local market me bechna chahta hu to kya mujhe tin/vat/cst+drug license ki v jaroorat hogi

  25. apko sale aur purchase ke liye tin number to chiyega hi…
    Agar apki sale km hai to bina ti/vat/cst ke bhi kam chal skta hai…

  26. hello sir,

    me Ayurvedic oil ka manufacturing business start karna chahta hu at small level.
    so please suggest me what is the basic requirement.

  27. hello sir,

    i want to start ayurvedic oil manufacturing business at small stage.
    my method is boiling herbs.
    so please suggest me what is the basic requirement.

    I am waiting for you valuable feedback.

    Thank you

  28. hello sir,

    I am Waiting for you valuable feedback.

    please suggest me.

  29. @rupesh bhimani
    you will require atleast 100 sq. feet area for setting up ayurvedic plant for ayurvedic oil manufacturing.
    For claiming your product as Ayurvedic preparation, you will require to complete all documents as given above in article…

  30. We have an E-commerce company and we dealing total consumer products in all over India and we want dealers/distributors in all over India for delivery who can deliver our product to our regular customer at there home address on (cod) cash on delivery mode. And you get minimum rupees 3000-4000 in a day and more information contact with me In ———————–.com
    mobile no.——–

  31. sir

    mere dada ji doctor the aur vo chote bacho k liye ayurvedic medicines banate the ,ab main isko age badhana chahti hu but on small scal. ky aiske liye mujhe tin no. chahiye hoga,ki agar main small scale sale krna shuru krun to main apni company ka name rakhti hu aur kya vo mujhe register krvana pdega, aur bina tin no. k kya main sale kr skti hu. sale to bahut kam hai.please mujhe suggestions do

  32. A Ayurvedic Doctor, Vaid, Akim or registered Ayurvedic practitioners are alowed to make medicines for their own patients use but if you want to make and sell it then you have to fulfill all requirements as per drug and cosmetic act and rule

  33. sir i made a herbal churn but i dont know how to register and where for sell it.also i dont know that registration is compulsory for it or not.please guide me.

  34. If you want to manufacture it at commercial level then you will need manufacturing license and products registration.

  35. I would like to start Ayurvedha marketing business.Does it required to have drug licence??Please also clarify whether i have to show the name of manufacturer in the packing labels and promotions?

  36. You don't require any drug license for marketing business of ayurvedic preparations.
    You have to show manufacturers name at packing labels but at promotional material you don't need to show manufacturers detail..

  37. Interested in classical as well as patent ayurvedic products with my brand name

  38. i and a wholesealer of ayurvedic medicine , i now am thikng of making my own brand and packing it. I want to get the raw material from a manufacturer and pack it my self and sell it.
    Sir, kindly advise me what documentation i need and what permissions i need for it .

  39. What are the legal aspects to look out for while setting up a manufacturing unit in a state?
    What are the criteria that will decide the best state to setup a factory.?

  40. sir,i want to marketing and sales of ayurvadic as well as,vitamins ,minrals,nutraceuticals,dietry suppliment under fssai products in india and abrod ie europe etc for that start or register a company .can you help me in this regards. thanks

  41. Hi,
    I am Siddhant Singh, I own a small ayurvedic medicine manufacturing firm in Varanasi. I want a partner to market it and sell it. If anybody interested. Please revert.

  42. My father is an Ayurvedic practitioner and we have our own made confidential herbal medicines to treat serious illness. I want to promote these confidential medicines at large scale. My questions are..
    1, Do we need manufacturing license to give medicine to our patinets ? or to make distributors and supply them from the beginning?

  43. For prescribing for your patients, you don't need any manufacturing license because Ayurvedic Practitioners are allowed to compound some Ayurvedic preparation for their patients use. But if you want to supply that to distributors and other way, you want to promote or sell it, you will require manufacturing license from beginning. You Father has only allow to make these formula for exclusive use of his patients only.

  44. is there need of anyu type of licensing authority for wholesale marketing of ayurvedic medicines..

    1. For Ayurvedic Products wholesale, no drug type license is required..

    2. Sir mai aaurvedic maketed by company ke rajistetion ke bare me jankari chahta hun kaise kaha se karana hota hai sir

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  46. Me villape me ayurbed ki kudra mullya dokan khulna chahata hu.esliye koi licence chahiye kiya?

  47. vishla agrotech pvt. ltd. is sales ayurvedic medicine of kidney & cancer.
    we are menufactured.

  48. I want to start my online business of Ayurvedic medicine. shud I need any type of license other than GST.

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    Please contact
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