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Labelling and Packing Requirements for Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Medicines

An Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani madicine should follow rules and regulation for manufacturing and packaging. In this article, we will discuss, what type of matter should be printed at these medicines packaging?

There are two types of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Medicines:
1. Classical Medicines
2. Patent or proprietary medicines

Labelling requirements are same for both types of medicines expect classical medicines are sold with same name as mentioned in authoritative books whereas patent or proprietary medicines are sold with a particular brand name.

Labelling Requirements for Indian Market:
Every ayurvedic, siddha and unani medicine should be either printed or written in indelible inked lable or container having recommended information on it. There should be conspicuously displayed on the container or package of medicines, a true list of all ingredients with their botanical names and form of ingredients used with quantity of each ingredient. In case of classical medi…

What are the licenses required to Start Ayurvedic, Unani and Siddha System of medicine Businesses?

When it comes to start Ayurvedic business, first thing that come in mind is that what are the licenses we will need if we start a particular type of ayurvedic, unani and siddha medicines business?

In this article we will cover about list of licenses you will need to start business in these sectors. If you are starting business related to sale and purchase (including marketing company) in these sectors, then you will not require any type of license. In these sectors, you will require license for starting manufacturing unit only.

List of Licenses:

For Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha Medicine Sale, Purchase and trading: No drug License is required, only GST (if applicable)

For Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha Medicine Retail Shop: No drug License is required, only GST (if applicable)

For Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha Medicine Wholesale and Distribution Business: No drug License is required, only GST (if applicable)

For Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha Medicine Marketing Company: No drug License is required, only GST (if …

List of Machinery, Equipment and minimum manufacturing area required for Unani Medicine manufacturing Unit

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 could also be shared for these items.

1200 square feet covered area with separate cabins, partitions for each activity. If Ayurveda / Siddha medicines are also manufactured in same premises an additional area of 400 square feet will be required.

Read: How to Start Unani Medicine Manufacturing Company?

Itrifal Tirya/majoon/ Laooq/Jawarish Khamiras: 100 Square Feet

Grinder/ Pulveriser Sieves powder mixer (if required) S.S. Patilas Bhatti and other accessories Plant mixer for Khamiras
Arq: 100 Square Feet

Distillation Plant (garembic) S.S. storage tank Boiling Vessel Gravity filter Bottle filling machine Bottle washing machine Bottle drier
Habb (Pills) and Tablets: 100 Square Feet

Ball Mill Mass Mixer/Powder mixer Granulator drier Tablet compressing machine Pill/vati cutting machin…

Laboratory equipments Recommended for Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Medicines Testing Laboratory

Recommended Laboratory Equipment:
LIST OF EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDED FOR IN-HOUSE QUALITY CONTROL SECTION
(Alternatively, unit can get testing done from the Government approved laboratory)

Chemistry Section:

1. Alcohol determination apparatus complete set.
2. volatile oil determination apparatus.
3. Boiling point determination apparatus.
4. Melting point determination apparatus.
5. Refractometer.
6. Polarimeter.
7. Viscometer (Ostwalds, Redwood Viscometer).
8. Tablet disintegration apparatus.
9. Moisture determination apparatus (IC filtrator).
10. U.V.Spectro-photometer.
11. Muffle furnace.
12. Electronic Balance.
13. Hot air oven(s) different range of temperature/vacuum oven.
14. Refrigerator.
15. Glass distillation apparatus/plant.
16. Water supply demineralised exchange equipment/distillation equipment.
17. Air conditioner.
18. LPG Gas cylinder with burners.
19. Water bath (temperature controlled).
20. Heating mantle(4) or as required.
21. TLC apparatus with all accessories.
22. Sieves …

How to find distributors for your Ayurvedic Company?

If you are a Ayurvedic and Herbal Products (Including Siddha and Unani) Marketing/Manufacturing company and want to set-up distributors all over India or world, then this article is for you. There are two way for appointing and finding distributors for own company.

1. Travel across India or world and meet to distributors at their place
2. Advertise your business to encourage distributors to call or come to meet you for distribution

Both ways have own advantage and disadvantage. You can choose either one to find out distributors for your ayurvedic company. In this article, we will discuss about both ways and their implementation methods. Both ways could be implemented simultaneously and can work with each other.

Before choosing ways, you need to research about which will be best suitable for your business need and financial budget. Big companies use both ways simultaneously but small companies resources don’t allow them to use both ways so they choose either of one for bui…

What is Loan Licensing in Ayurvedic Sector?

You have seen a number of marketing companies who don’t have own manufacturing units but use manufactured by name of own company. They pretend to do manufacturing as well as marketing by own self.

If you are confused how they can show like manufacturing company but in actually they don’t have any manufacturing plant. So, you can assume they are manufacturing their product at loan licensing basis.

In this article, we will try to understand what is loan licensing and loan licensing works?

Loan Licensing:

Loan licensing is defined as a license given to a person/company/organisation who doesn’t have any manufacturing unit but want to avail facility of manufacturing unit owned by a licensing having ayurvedic manufacturing license.

In simple words, it’s like to take a rented place in other manufacturing unit; where you can use manufacturer’s plant, machinery, competent person and other resources to manufacturer your own products.

Procedure to take Loan License:

For taking loan license, ap…

How to take approval of Ayurvedic Medicines (including Siddha and Unani Medicines) by Manufacturing Company?

There are two types of medicines generally manufactured under ayurvedic medicine manufacturing license. One is Unbranded i.e. Classical Ayurvedic Medicines. Second is branded i.e. patent or proprietary medicines. For approval of ayurvedic medicines, a file is submitted to ayush department with detail of medicines to be manufactured in below format.

1. Ayurveda, Siddha Unani Medicines under section 3(a):- Classical and Sastrukta medicines:

Ayurveda, Siddha or Unani drugs includes all medicines intended for internal or external use for or in the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or prevention of disease or disorder in human beings or animals, and manufactured exclusively in accordance with the formulae described in the authoritative books of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Tibb system of medicine, as specified in the First Schedule;

For issue of licence to the medicine with respect to Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani, the conditions relating to safety study and the experience or evidence…

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