At Hyland’s, we truly believe that having a deeply rooted history tells a great deal about the value of our company, and how that value directly impacts the health and well-being of you and your family.
For every moment we move forward, ignited by the promise of innovation, we never forget the values, vision and wisdom upon which we were founded. We’ve put together this history section to highlight the people and milestones that have paved the way to where we are today. At Hyland’s, we believe History is a living thing. It lives in our hearts, in our words, and in our deeds everyday. We stand together and work hard everyday, drawing from a collective wisdom that dates back to 1900. But don’t let our age distract you into thinking that we’ve got creaky knees. Remember, with all this homeopathic medicine around us – we’re in excellent shape!
Founded in 1903
Los Angeles, California
Eight Los Angeles physicians founded Standard Homeopathic Pharmacy in downtown LA on 7th Street between Broadway & Spring - retail at street level with manufacturing in the basement.
George H. Hyland purchased the pharmacy and expanded the original compounding pharmacy into Standard Homeopathic Company.
Cecil Craig joined the organization
Cecil Craig, an enthusiastic pharmacy student, joined the organization and began managing the manufacturing lab upon graduating from pharmacy school four years later.
Earliest found mention of Hyland’s Teething Tablets
Earliest found mention of Hyland’s Teething Tablets in company product catalogs.
In the US, Homeopathic medicines were classified as drugs with HPUS inclusion in the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act
Homeopathic medicines were classified as drugs with HPUS inclusion in the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938.
Cecil Craig developed Hyland’s Pink Aspirin for Children for his daughter, Marion
Cecil Craig developed Hyland’s Pink Aspirin for Children for his daughter, Marion. Marion was unable swallow traditional pills so her father created a unique dissolving tablet that she could take more easily.
Manufacturing outgrew basement
Manufacturing outgrew basement on 7th and was moved to Boyle Street while retail remained on 7th Street.
Retail store moved to
corner of 8th and Olive.
Retail store moved to corner of 8th and Olive Streets in downtown LA.
Cecil Craig's son, Jack,
joined the company.
Cecil Craig's son, Jack, joined the company.
becomes marketing director
Used Hyland’s Teething Tablets to break into the chain drugstore market
Hyland’s sells its first product in Canada
The first products to be sold in Canada were Hyland’s Tissue Salts (also known as biochemic salts or cell salts).
Luyties Pharmacal Co.
This homeopathic firm traces its lineage to 1853 when its medicines were popular on wagon trains. The purchase made Standard the only remaining American-owned homeopathic company in the United States.
1-800 Homeopathy Founded
This mail order catalog launched with distinctive branding - amber glass bottle and hand-drawn labels sold the traditional Luyties homeopathic combination formulas. From a customer base of 2,500 when it started, 1-800-Homeopathy now sells to 150,000 customers online and through direct mail.
Margot Murphy Moore becomes president
Builds a team and strategizes to expand distribution in Canada to offer Canadians a large array of homeopathic medicines.
Hyland’s Homeopathic Canada Inc. Founded
Hyland’s had sold products through third parties and then through Standard Homeopathic Canada. In 2000, it establishes itself as Hyland’s Homeopathic Canada Inc. operating in Sutton, Quebec.
Hyland’s Canada Partners with TPD
Hyland’s Homeopathic Canada Inc partners with the Therapeutic Product Directorate to design the regulatory framework for homeopathy in Canada. It then co-founds to the Canadian Homeopathic Pharmaceutical Association (CHPA).
Natural Health Product Regulations came into force
New Canadian legislation comes into effect which intended to directly address the unique nature of Natural Health Products (NHP); Natural Health Product Regulations came into force Jan. 1, 2004, overseen by the Natural Health Product Directorate (NHPD).