Herbal Medicinal Products Market – Insights

The herbal medicines product are first choice among people to avoid adverse health effects. For instance, according to the Council for Scientific and industrial Research (CSIR), 2017, traditional medicines are mostly preferred for treating health problems compared to allopathic medicines. Moreover, allopathy cannot be effectively remedied at around 70% due to which traditional medicines have an important role to play in meeting with equitable healthcare delivery goals. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 2017, Ayurvedic medicine is the sum of the knowledge, skills, and practices, which are mainly based on the theories, beliefs, and experience of different cultures to maintain health by prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of physical, and mental illness. Increasing adoption of herbal medicinal product over conventional allopathy with low side effects is expected to boost growth of the herbal medicinal products market over the forecast period.

The global herbal medicinal products market size was valued at US$ 75,807.0 million in 2018, and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.5% over the forecast period (2019 – 2027).

Figure 1. Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market Value (US$ Mn), by Region, 2018

Herbal Medicinal Products  | Coherent Market Insights

Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2019)

Favorable government regulations for homeopathic medicines are expected to boost growth of the herbal medicinal products market

The global herbal medicinal products market is expected to gain significant traction, owing to rising e-commerce for easy access of ayurvedic therapies and supplements, changes in government regulations to promote herbal medicines, and increasing expansion of herbal medicinal products globally. For instance, in September 2017, Dabur India collaborated with Amazon India to launch an Ayurveda e-marketplace. Through this e-commerce, Amazon will offer various ayurvedic medicines such as Nutriherbs, Shilajeet, Himalaya wellness pure herbs ashwagandha, and Herbal Hills for the treatment of various illness such as gut and digestive problems, diabetes, and others. Moreover, through this e-commerce consumers are expected to gain easy access to all ayurvedic brand solutions such as Dabur, Patanjali, and Himalaya. Furthermore, in November 2017, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India, strengthened regulation about homeopathic medicines under the drugs and cosmetic rules, 1945. According to the drugs and cosmetic rules, 1945 regulation, homeopathy doctors are banned from selling homeopathic medicines over the counter at clinics. Moreover, pharmacists no longer require special training in homeopathy outlets for consultation purpose. This law allows pharmacists to sell homeopathic medicines along with the allopathic medicines

Moreover, in November 2017, Australia-based beauty brand CANVAS expanded its presence in Singapore with Maiko Pte Ltd, a distributer, which helped CANVAS with sales, marketing, and brand-building activities of CANVAS and its aromatherapy products. With this expansion CANVAS will strengthened its product portfolio in aromatherapy and enhanced its market presence in the global herbal medicinal products market.

Figure 2. Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market Share (%), by Product Type, 2019 and 2027

Herbal Medicinal Products  | Coherent Market Insights

Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2019)

Increasing adoption of mergers and acquisitions and product launches by market players in Europe are expected to drive the market growth

Europe is expected to hold dominant position in the market, owing to large pharmaceutical and medical industry in the region. Thus, major players in the market are penetrating potential European countries through strategic acquisitions. For instance, in July 2013, Bayer Pharmaceuticals acquired Steigerwald Arzneimittelwerk, a Germany-based herbal medicines manufacturer. The acquisition expanded Bayer’s product offerings for gastrointestinal disorders and strengthened its presence in the Germany market.

Moreover, North America is expected to be the second largest dominating region in the herbal medicinal products market, owing to rising acquisition and collaboration strategies adopted by the market players in the region. For instance, in July 2019, MediBeacon Inc. and Huadong Medicine, a producer of Chinese herbal medicines, entered into a collaboration to gain regulatory approval in Mainland China for MediBeacon's entire product portfolio. Under the collaboration, Huadong Medicine funded clinical trials along with commercial and regulatory activities of MediBeacon Inc.

Key Players

Major players operating in the global herbal medicinal products market include Sanofi S.A, Himalaya Global Holdings Ltd., Arkopharma Laboratories, Integria Healthcare, Young Living Essential Oils, Boiron, Blackmores Ltd., and Soho Flordis International (SFI)

Herbal medicinal product comprises plant extracts such as alkaloids, phenols, terpenoids, polysaccharide, glycosides, and resins. This plant extracts in herbal medicines have medicinal properties and serve as an alternative source of medicines over conventional allopathy for various body aliments such as gut and digestive problems, hypertension, and other illness. This is expected to increase adoption herbal medicinal formulations and preparation by various industries such as supplements, pharmaceuticals, and others. Moreover, increasing inclination of consumers towards green label product, increasing demand for herbal medicines and its practice from the literature of Unani and Ayurveda, and less side effects and non-toxic properties are expected to fuel growth of the herbal medicinal products market over the forecast period. Furthermore, increasing prevalence of diseases such as digestive problems, flu, and kidney failure has increasing demand for a cost-effective cure, which is expected to expand the global herbal medicinal products market over the forecast period.

Market Dynamics

Herbal medicinal products market is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period, owing to inclination of consumers from conventional medicines to traditional medicines across the globe. For instance, in November 2017, Organic Aromas, a leading manufacturer of aromatherapy entered into a partnership with McGill University in Montreal, Canada to improve and educate about aromatherapy. The aim of this partnership was to promote correct use of essential oils, develop understanding about aromatherapy, and identify and formulate ‘best practices’ for aromatherapy industry. Furthermore, in November 2017, Organic Aromas launched organic pure essential oils with forty different blends, which has greater aromatherapy effectiveness. Moreover, the company introduced its first wireless rechargeable nebulizing diffuser aromatherapy device, which is sleek and effective with therapeutic benefits. Therefore, launch of such products is expected to drive growth of the herbal medicinal products market over the forecast period.

Rising product launches by market players is expected to drive growth the herbal medicinal products market over the forecast period. For instance, in September 2019, KININ, Inc., launched CBD-infused essential oil wellness pods, which is used with KININ Eco, a personal aromatherapy diffuser for enhancing therapeutic effect of cannabidiol (CBD) and aromatherapy. The new CBD isolate infused pods launched by the company include KININ Recover, KININ Relax, KININ Focus, KININ Meditate, KININ Switch, and KININ Sexy.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of the herbal medicinal products market and provides market size (US$ Mn) and compound annual growth rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2019 – 2027), considering 2018 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunities across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrices for this market
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approvals, market trends,  regional outlook, and competitive strategies adopted by key players
  • It profiles key players in the global herbal medicinal products market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, market presence, distribution strategies, key developments, strategies, and future plans
  • Key companies covered as part of this study include Sanofi S.A, Himalaya Global Holdings Ltd., Arkopharma Laboratories, Integria Healthcare, Young Living Essential Oils, Boiron, Blackmores Ltd., and Soho Flordis International (SFI)
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and management authorities of companies to make informed decisions regarding their future product launches, technology upgradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global herbal medicinal products market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, product manufacturers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through various strategy matrices used in analyzing the herbal medicinal products market

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Product Type:
    • Ayurvedic Medicines
    • Homeopathic Medicines
    • Chinese Medicines
    • Aromatherapy
  • Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Dosage Form:
    • Syrups
      • In Hospital End Use
      • Other End Use
    • Tablets and Capsules
    • Powder
    • Others
  • Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Disease Indication:
    • Cough and Cold
    • Bone Health
    • Pain
    • Allergy
    • Digestive Disease
    • Thyroid Disorders
    • Others
  • Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Distribution Channel:
    • Hospital Pharmacies
    • Retail Stores
    • Specialty Clinics and Stores
    • E-commerce
  • Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • By Product Type:
        • Ayurvedic Medicines
        • Homeopathic Medicines
        • Chinese Medicines
        • Aromatherapy
      • By Dosage Form:
        • Syrups
          • In Hospital End Use
          • Other End Use
        • Tablets and Capsules
        • Powder
        • Others
      • By Disease Indication:
        • Cough and Cold
        • Bone Health
        • Pain
        • Allergy
        • Digestive Disease
        • Thyroid Disorders
        • Others
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Hospital Pharmacies
        • Retail Stores
        • Specialty Clinics and Stores
        • E-commerce
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Latin America
      • By Product Type:
        • Ayurvedic Medicines
        • Homeopathic Medicines
        • Chinese Medicines
        • Aromatherapy
      • By Dosage Form:
        • Syrups
          • In Hospital End Use
          • Other End Use
        • Tablets and Capsules
        • Powder
        • Others
      • By Disease Indication:
        • Cough and Cold
        • Bone Health
        • Pain
        • Allergy
        • Digestive Disease
        • Thyroid Disorders
        • Others
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Hospital Pharmacies
        • Retail Stores
        • Specialty Clinics and Stores
        • E-commerce
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Europe
      • By Product Type:
        • Ayurvedic Medicines
        • Homeopathic Medicines
        • Chinese Medicines
        • Aromatherapy
      • By Dosage Form:
        • Syrups
          • In Hospital End Use
          • Other End Use
        • Tablets and Capsules
        • Powder
        • Others
      • By Disease Indication:
        • Cough and Cold
        • Bone Health
        • Pain
        • Allergy
        • Digestive Disease
        • Thyroid Disorders
        • Others
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Hospital Pharmacies
        • Retail Stores
        • Specialty Clinics and Stores
        • E-commerce
      • By Country:
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Product Type:
        • Ayurvedic Medicines
        • Homeopathic Medicines
        • Chinese Medicines
        • Aromatherapy
      • By Dosage Form:
        • Syrups
          • In Hospital End Use
          • Other End Use
        • Tablets and Capsules
        • Powder
        • Others
      • By Disease Indication:
        • Cough and Cold
        • Bone Health
        • Pain
        • Allergy
        • Digestive Disease
        • Thyroid Disorders
        • Others
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Hospital Pharmacies
        • Retail Stores
        • Specialty Clinics and Stores
        • E-commerce
      • By Country:
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Middle East
      • By Product Type:
        • Ayurvedic Medicines
        • Homeopathic Medicines
        • Chinese Medicines
        • Aromatherapy
      • By Dosage Form:
        • Syrups
          • In Hospital End Use
          • Other End Use
        • Tablets and Capsules
        • Powder
        • Others
      • By Disease Indication:
        • Cough and Cold
        • Bone Health
        • Pain
        • Allergy
        • Digestive Disease
        • Thyroid Disorders
        • Others
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Hospital Pharmacies
        • Retail Stores
        • Specialty Clinics and Stores
        • E-commerce
      • By Country:
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • By Product Type:
        • Ayurvedic Medicines
        • Homeopathic Medicines
        • Chinese Medicines
        • Aromatherapy
      • By Dosage Form:
        • Syrups
          • In Hospital End Use
          • Other End Use
        • Tablets and Capsules
        • Powder
        • Others
      • By Disease Indication:
        • Cough and Cold
        • Bone Health
        • Pain
        • Allergy
        • Digestive Disease
        • Thyroid Disorders
        • Others
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Hospital Pharmacies
        • Retail Stores
        • Specialty Clinics and Stores
        • E-commerce
      • By Country/Region:
        • South Africa
        • Central Africa
        • North Africa
  • Company Profiles
    • Sanofi S.A*
      • Company Overview
      • Material Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Highlights
      • Market Strategies
  • Himalaya Global Holdings Ltd.
  • Arkopharma Laboratories
  • Integria Healthcare
  • Young Living Essential Oils
  • Boiron
  • Blackmores Ltd.
  • Soho Flordis International (SFI)

“*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Product Type
      • Market Snippet, By Dosage Form
      • Market Snippet, By Disease Indication
      • Market Snippet, By Distribution Channel
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
    • Impact Analysis
    • Product Launch
    • Acquisition and Collaboration Scenario
    • Industry Trends
    • Regulatory Scenario
    • PEST Analysis
    • PORTER’s Analysis
  4. Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Product Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2019 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Ayurvedic Medicines
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Homeopathic Medicines
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Chinese Medicines
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Aromatherapy
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
  5. Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Dosage Form, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2019 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Syrups
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
        • In Hospital End Use
        • Other End Use
    • Tablets and Capsules
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Powders
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
  6. Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Disease Indication, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2019 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Cough and Cold
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Bone Health 
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Pain
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Allergy
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Bone Health 
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Digestive Disease   
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Thyroid Disorders
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
  7. Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Distribution Channel, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2019 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Hospital Pharmacies
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Retail Stores
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Specialty Clinics and Stores
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • E-commerce
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
  8. Global Herbal Medicinal Products Market, By Region, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2016 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, For Regions, 2017–2026
    • North America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Dosage Form, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Disease Indication, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Latin America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Dosage Form, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Disease Indication, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Europe
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Dosage Form, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Disease Indication, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Dosage Form, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Disease Indication, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Middle East
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Dosage Form, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Disease Indication, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Dosage Form, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Disease Indication, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country/Region, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Mn)
        • South Africa
        • Central Africa
        • North Africa
  9. Competitive Landscape
    • Heat Map Analysis
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Sanofi S.A.*
        • Company Overview
        • Dosage Form Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Himalaya Global Holdings Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Dosage Form Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Arkopharma Laboratories
        • Company Overview
        • Dosage Form Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Integria Healthcare
        • Company Overview
        • Dosage Form Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Young Living Essential Oils
        • Company Overview
        • Dosage Form Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Boiron
        • Company Overview
        • Dosage Form Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Blackmores Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Dosage Form Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
      • Soho Flordis International (SFI)
        • Company Overview
        • Dosage Form Portfolio
        • Financial Overview
        • Key Highlights
        • Market Strategies
    • Analyst Views
  10. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About Us and Sales Contact

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