In the middle of the 19th century homoeopathic preparations were in great demand. The preparations of those days were manufactured by pharmacists which varied in quality, sometimes even of questionable quality. A German pharmadicines. His work and commitment have been a binding legacy for Schwabe Group up to the present day. In 1866, two years after his qualification as a pharmacist, he founded his own company “Homöopatische Centralofficin Dr. Willmar Schwabe” (Central Homoeopathic Dispensary Dr. Willmar Schwabe).
The foundation of this company was to become a milestone in medical history. He developed analytical methods and defined pharmaceutical technical processes for homoeopathic drug materials. He introduced quality controls and organised the cultivation of medical plants. In accordance with his stringent quality criteria, homoeopathic preparations were produced.