Welcome to Schwabe Pakistan – the web site that basically represents the Pakistani component of the international network of Dr. Willmar Schwabe, Germany. Founded almost 150 years ago, Schwabe Germany is the world leader in Homoeopathic and Biochemic pharmaceuticals.
Schwabe's emphasis on the quality and effectiveness of its products has made it
one of the most trusted names in the field of natural medicine internationally.
The company follows stringent World Health Organisation (WHO) standards of Good
Manufacturing Practice. An intensive research and development process drives the
company, which has led to many exciting innovations and new products. This is
backed up by state-of-the-art manufacturing and a strong global marketing
Schwabe has a vast network of subsidiaries, joint ventures and country
distributors across the world. In Pakistan it is represented by three nationwide
sole distributors – Dr. Hamid General Homoeo Pvt. Ltd., Darul Adviat and Hameed
Organization – and Repcom Advertising, the advertising agency for Pakistan
directly appointed by Schwabe Germany.
Founded on the ability to act rapidly to market demands and thanks to a vibrant
network of partners, the company's share in the European, American and
Asia-Pacific markets has been constantly increasing over the years and
international business constitutes a large part of its turnover. The company is
building on this development by intensifying efforts to provide innovative
high-quality products for the 21st century.
Pakistani partners have a thriving and progressive business relationship with
Schwabe Germany and continue to make a growing contribution to its advertising,
marketing and sales in this country. As a result of their efforts and backed by
strong support from the principals, today Schwabe is the most popular and
trusted homoeopathic brand in Pakistan with a whopping 70 per cent share of all
homoeopathic and biochemic products imported in Pakistan.
The homoeopathic system of medicine is highly favoured among the populace of
Pakistan for a variety of reasons that include effectiveness of the remedies,
absence of adverse side effects, and economy of cost that makes the benefits of
the system available to the poorer sections of the society. However, above all,
the popularity of homoeopathy in Pakistan is rooted in a long-standing tradition
of trust that has existed in our region for generations.
After its advent Homoeopathy did not take much time to be introduced in South
Asia. As early as 1810, some German physicians and missionaries landed in Bengal
and started distributing homoeopathic remedies among the populace. By the middle
of the nineteenth century, there were many amateur Homoeopaths among the civil
and military services personnel in Bengal. A book published in London in 1852 by
John Martin Hoenigberger, gives a glimpse of the beginning of homoeopathic
practice in Lahore at the court of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the then ruler of the
Punjab. Hoenigberger had learnt Homoeopathy from Hahnemann in Paris in 1835. In
1839, he came to India for the second time and took up treatment of the
The brand Schwabe is as highly favoured in Pakistan as Homoeopathy itself. In
fact Schwabe is considered to represent Homoeopathy at its best by both the
practitioners and the patients. The Schwabe Pakistan web site is dedicated to
these loyal patrons of Schwabe in particular and all followers of Homoeopathy in
Pakistan, both of old and the newly converted, in general.