Herbal Medicine Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

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Herbal Medicine Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

Status : May, 2021 | Food and Beverages

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Global Herbal Medicine Market: Overview

An herb is mainly a plant or a part of a plant that is utilized for its therapeutic properties, flavor, and scent. Herbal medicines are usually considered a form if dietary supplement. These medicines are sold as fresh or dried plants, extracts, teas, powders, capsules, and tablets. People are increasingly making use of herbal medicines in an effort to improve and maintain their health, which is likely to boost the global herbal medicine market in near future.

Many people are of opinion that products labeled "natural" are good for them and always safe. Many conventional drugs are made from various plant sources. Almost a century ago, most of the effective drugs were plant-based.

The global herbal medicine market has been segmented based on category, type, form, source, distribution channel, and region. The main objective of providing such a comprehensive report is to provide a deep insight into the market.

Global Herbal Medicine Market: Notable Developments

The global Herbal Medicine market has come across quite a few developments in the last few years. One such development of the market is mentioned below:

  • In December 2017, India-based Himalaya Global Holdings Ltd. introduced a new herbal medicine , Oro-T. This novel medicine is an advanced mouth rinse containing turmeric powder for people suffering from cancer. It has been a first-of-its-kind product with curative and preventive characteristics for oral mucositis. This disease generally occurs in cancer patients who are undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

Some of the key market players of the global herbal medicine market are

  • Himalaya Global Holdings Ltd
  • ZeinPharma Germany GmbH
  • Hishimo Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd
  • Venus Pharma GmbH
  • Arizona Natural Products
  • Beovita Vital GmbH
  • Dr. Willmar Schwabe India Pvt. Ltd

Global Herbal Medicine Market: Growth Drivers

Integration of New Technologies into the Field of Herbal Medicine to Drive Demand

Various plants or parts of plants such as bark, oil, flowers, seeds, leaves, and roots are utilized in the making of herbal medicines. Herbal medicines are being used since centuries for the treatment of several diseases. With the integration of various new methods and technologies, herbal medicines can now be found in various conventional forms such as capsules, syrups, powders and others. With the availability of herbal medicines in such conventional forms, the global herbal medicine market is predicted to witness considerable growth in the years to come.

Owing to fewer side effects, there has been growing preference for traditional and natural medicines by consumer across the globe, which is likely to support growth of the global herbal medicine market over the assessment tenure.

In addition to that, augmented funding for research and development activities on herbal medicines is predicted to intensify the demand for it. Besides, emergence of new scope of application for herbal medicines is likely to bolster growth of the global herbal medicine market in the years to come.  

Many conventional and effective drugs have their roots in plant sources. Examples of such plant-based conventional drugs are digoxin (made from goxglove), aspirin (contain extracts of willow bark), and morphine (made from opium poppy).

Global Herbal Medicine Market: Regional Outlook

In the global herbal medicine market, Europe is predicted to come up as one of the leading regions. Such regional dominance of Europe lies in the extensive research and development activities for herbal medicines and growing popularity for these medicines in the region.

Asia-Pacific is forecasted to emerge as another important regional market over the timeline of assessment. Presence of several herbal medicine-based pharmaceutical companies together with rising preference of these medicines is expected to propel growth of the herbal medicine market in Asia Pacific.

The global herbal medicine market is segmented as:


  • Herbal Pharmaceuticals
  • Herbal Functional Foods
  • Herbal Beauty Products
  • Herbal Dietary Supplements


  • Marrubium Vulgare
  • Vaccinium Macrocarpon
  • Echinacea, Curcuma Longa
  • Camellia Sinensis
  • Actaea Racemose
  • Aloe Vera
  • Zingiber Officinale
  • Cocos Nucifera
  • Cinnamomum Spp
  • Allium Sativum


  • Extracts
  • Powders
  • Capsules and Tablets
  • Syrups


  • Leaves
  • Root and Barks
  • Whole Plants
  • Fruits

Distribution Channel

  • Hospital and Retail Pharmacies
  • E-Commerce

This study provides a particularized anatomy according to the L.E.A.P mechanism

  • Latest trends and cardinal growth prospects
  • Existing and future insights in growth
  • Ascensions in technology
  • Pain points

The regional analysis offers market assays across:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study, prepared through the L.E.A.P mechanism adds a dimension of infallibility and assures precise information on all the growth dynamics.

Latest Trends and Cardinal Growth Prospects

The study assists in burnishing the knowledge of the stakeholder in terms of the emerging trends. The study provides an expansive coverage on the latest developments and novel profit-yielding sources that augur well with the market. A dedicated and determined team of experts conduct an out-and-out research on diverse aspects to offer ultimate breakthroughs in the market.

Existing and Future Insights in Growth

The interfusion of ubiquitous primary and secondary research through modern tools invites perfection and accuracy in every aspect. Primary research is circumspectly conducted through exhaustive interactions and interviews of experts. These valuable opinions are then neatly inducted in the report to allow the stakeholder for reaping the benefits. A treasure of secondary data is extracted via famed paid sources, yearly estimates and statements, renowned journals, and government documents. These sources assist in creating a robust database comprising existing and subsequent growth dynamics.

Ascensions in Technology

Diverse technological advancements and cutting-edge innovations in the market have been covered in this study to assist the stakeholder in research and development activities. Recent upgrades have also been added in the study, thus helping the stakeholder to paint the strokes of growth on the canvas of the market.

Pain Points

The study presents a plethora of challenges and obstacles that can hinder the growth of the market to allow the stakeholder to prepare their strategies accordingly.

The world ushered in the new decade with the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has damaged the growth prospects of several businesses and has crippled the entire economy. The study is in tandem with the changing dynamics of the market due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. The study focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and analyses every aspect that impacts the growth positively or negatively.

An aerial perspective of the regions covered in this study enables the stakeholder to design strategies accordingly. The 360-degree assessment of every aspect associated with growth offers information on a rainbow of growth opportunities available across the market.

The exhaustive study motivates the stakeholder to take the 'LEAP' of faith and achieve success!

This report is the key to questions such as:

What are the prominent factors that will help in reshaping the market growth?

Which trends have the potential to bring expansive growth for the market?

What are the necessary strategies to overcome the ill-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Which regions will emerge as champion growth contributors for the market?

Which aspects will serve as game-changers for the market?

What are the latest innovations in the market?

Which factors will hinder the growth of the market?