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.
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.
becomes marketing director
Used Hyland’s baby products to break into the chain drugstore market
Cecil Craig's son, Jack,
joined the company.
Cecil Craig's son, Jack, joined the company.
Retail store moved to
corner of 8th and Olive.
Retail store moved to corner of 8th and Olive Streets in downtown LA.
Manufacturing outgrew basement
Manufacturing outgrew basement on 7th and was moved to Boyle Street while retail remained on 7th Street.
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 to swallow traditional pills so her father created a unique dissolving tablet that she could take more easily.
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 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.
George H. Hyland purchased the pharmacy and expanded the original compounding pharmacy into Standard Homeopathic Company.