For more than 140 years, Schwabe Pharmaceuticals has been dedicated to providing innovative phytomedicines to patients and health care professionals.
In 1866, Dr. Willmar Schwabe founded the company in Leipzig.
He developed pharmaceutical standards for medicinal plant extracts, some of which are still valid today.
With each following generation, Schwabe Pharmaceuticals continued to grow. Today, Dr. Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals is the leading manufacturer of phytomedicines world-wide.
But the values of the founder still guide the company’s evolution:
These are the principles on which our success is based.
To learn more about Schwabe's history, please click on the timeline below.