"In 1969, K.Velayudhan Vaidyar started Santhosh Pharmacy in the quaint small town of Kadalundi Nagaram in Vallikunnu, Malappuram district. The pharmacy soon became an exclusive centre for the treatment of corns and calluses. The company established its first Ayurvedic Medicine manufacturing plant in 1976. With sound knowledge and expertise in traditional Ayurvedic treatment methods gained from his father Appan Vaidyar, Shri Velayudhan Vaidyer took Santhosh Pharmacy to enviable heights within a short span of time A full fledged production unit with state-of-the-art facilities was inaugurated in 1985 by Shri P. Ramachandran, Hon. Governor of Kerala, in the august presence of Janab Avukkadar Kutty Naha, Deputy Chief Minister of Kerala and Shri M.P.Gangadharan, Minister for Irrigation, Kerala State. In 2002, Santhosh Pharmacy instituted a new thermal fluid heater, inaugurated by Janab Panakkad Muhammadali Shihab Thangal."

The company won many awards and recognitions. In 2002 the company acquired GMP Certificate, a certificate issued by The Central Government of India for maintaining higher standards of quality. The company received ISO 9001-2000 certification in 2007. Shri. K. Velayudhan Vaidyar was honoured with the Nehru Peace Foundation Award in 2003 for his commendable services in the field of medicine. He won the Indian Jaycees Award for best industrialist in 2004 and Film City Excellence Award in 2005 for his contribution to the field of Ayurveda.

"Today Santhosh Pharmacy caters to customers worldwide. The company is very vigilant in maintaining the quality of products. A highly professional team under the leadership of Dr. K. Vijoy M.D. (AY), Dr. Sarada D.A.M, Dr. Vinija B.A.M.S., Dr. Soorya Vijoy B.A.M.S. and Kunhikelu B.Sc. supervise different stages of the production. Now Santhosh Pharmacy is manufacturing and marketing the following patented medicines and more than 300 other products as well."

Santhosh Hairtone

Kumari Kalpam

Santhosh Brahmi

Shobhitha Facial Powder


Santhosh Tharanthak

Santhosh Fatwin

Pilosan Capsule

Bringasan Capsule

Santhosh Ayogya Plus

"Since major thrust was on developing quality Ayurvedic Drugs, Santhosh Pharmacy captured the major part of market share in the respective categories in no time"

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