Ginsana SA, a company with 70 years of history and experience, intends to celebrate its Birthday as the sum of many moments which have led it to become the excellent reality that we know today.
Responsible, in first place for this excellence, are the people which form the beating heart of Ginsana, who have built today, as in the past, this benchmark in “Natural Health”.70 years?
It is just the beginning!
The Swiss dental surgeon Dr. Paul Kradolfer founds the company Pharmaton in Lugano.
Pharmaton first introduces lipressine as a vasoconstrictor for local dental anaesthesia; it is then patented as Pharmatonin.
Pharmaton develops and patents its own molecule of lidocaine, a common local anaesthetic and antiarrhythmic drug.
Research and scientific documentation on different medicinal plants, in particular on the roots of Panax ginseng, by C. A. Meyer. For the first time, it became possible to obtain a standardised ginseng extract from these roots (then patented as G115®).
First marketing approval and launch of Geriavit Pharmaton® in Switzerland.
Launch of Kiddi® Pharmaton.
Launch of the Ginsana® line.
Launch of Gincosan® and Prostatonin®.
Integration into the Boehringer Ingelheim Group as a “dedicated centre” for phytopharmaceutical research.
From 1994 on
New marketing and PR strategy introduced under the logo "Pharmaton Natural Health Products"; constant development of new products and new galenic forms of existing products.
Launch of Antistax®.
Launch of Songha® Night.
New, fully automated high-bay warehouse.
Launch of Seresis®
The power of nature captured by science.
The birth of Ginsana.
Launch of the new Ginsana Brand: a new communication approach with a touch of freshness and innovation has started.
Ginsana SA celebrates its 70° Birthday as the sum of many moments which have led it to become the excellent reality in constant evolution that we know today.
Soho Flordis International's group
Starting from 1st July Ginsana is part of Soho Flordis International ’s group, throughout this acquisition SFI aims to become the world leader in the field of clinically proven natural medicine.
Soho Flordis International signs an agreement for the acquisition of Potters and the Equazen™ brand portfolio from Vifor Pharma