Homoeopathy was founded over 200 years ago by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, a German doctor, with his famous concept “Similia Similibus Curenter” which means “let likes cure likes”. According to Dr. Hahnemann, substances which are capable of producing symptoms in a healthy human being, are capable of curing the same symptoms, when given in micro quantities. This marked the formal beginning of homoeopathy in 1796.
Similia Homoeo started its operation in 1984 and grew to become one of the leading manufacturers of homoeopathic medicines in the country. Thus Similia have a long tradition of 24 years , homoeopaths in India have used and continue to use Similia medicines and have acknowledged their trust in Similia’s quality. India. Similia is also among the few to maintain global standards of manufacturing in the industry. It is the first ISO 9001-2000 and GMP certified homoeo medicine manufacturing company in South India,
Under the auspices of Mr. K.K. Abdul Rashid ( former Managing Director of Kerala State Homoeopathic Co-operative Pharmacy ) the Group has achieved tremendous success and has carved a niche for itself as the leading manufacturers of homoeopathic products in India. By constantly innovating and introducing newer variations, Similia always stays one step ahead of the rest.
Similia Homoeo’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant, located at Aluva in Keraka , is the only one of its kind in the country. Similia’s commitment ‘No compromise with quality’ and the meticulous efforts put in during the planning stage are well demonstrated in this plant.
Similia is one of the first homoeopathic medicine manufacturing private company established in Kerala. Similia manufactures dilutions and mother tinctures in sterile and well-protected environment carried out by potentisation method, as originally described by Dr Hahnemann. The plant has its own water distillation unit to meet its total requirements. To avoid microbial growth in stagnant water, this water is kept under constant circulation. A lot of emphasis is laid on cleanliness and absolutely dust-free environment is maintained by various methods.
The Quality Assurance Department checks the quality of all the raw materials, packing materials and finished products. All incoming herbs and other raw materials are tested for their pharmacopoeial requirements and are compared with authentic preserved samples that are used as set samples. Cutting edge technology is used to ensure quality control.
Similia maintains a team of highly qualified technical staff including experts in homoeopathy to constantly guide and advise on the various aspects of homoeopathic manufacture and quality control.
The Principle objective of the company shall be to develop products which meet high standards of quality, efficiency and safety, with products of natural origin receiving overriding priority.