home > about us > 

About Barij Essence Pharmaceutical Company

SeyedHosseinHejazi, God bless his soul, graduated with a degree in Agricultural Machinery Engineering from Shiraz University in 1970. He was certified in the design and implementation of Modern European irrigation system and was the originator and founder of the G.T.B complex, which is inclusive of:


• Golkaran agro-industry established in 1985 with a total of 53 personnel
• Construction Equipment Co. established in 1990 with a total of 293 personnel
• Barij Essence Pharmaceutical Company established in 1992 with a total of 516 personnel

The late Mr. Hejazi’s responsibilities in the complex were: Chairman and Managing director of Barij Essence Pharmaceutical Co.

Barij Essence Pharmaceutical Co., producer of medicine, food, cosmetic and hygienic products based on herbal active ingredients, was founded in 1992 and officially marketed its products in 1995.

√ Between the years 1980 to 1985, he was responsible for restarting and expanding a governmental plant in the field of essential oils.

√ Between the years 1985 to 1993, two manufacturing factories of essential oils (Golkaran) and Construction Equipment Co. were founded and subsequently Barij Essence was founded in 1992 and together these Complex Affiliated Companies became known as the GTB Complex.

√ In 1995 the first series of Barij Essence pharmaceutical products were dispensed in pharmacies as oral drops.

√ In 1997, its R&D center was recorded at the Ministry of Industry and began its process of research activity.The research and development center of Barij Essencecaused this company’s cooperation and constructive engagement with scientific and academic communities.

√From 1997 to the present, along with the development of the company, 150 research projects have been conducted resulting in increased development of products to more than 70 kinds of medicines and cosmetics products.

√The medicine distribution unit of the company was launched in 2002 and its offices were set up in the center of the country's 12 most populous provinces and through these offices more than 7,000 pharmacies across the country were covered.

√ Medical education was placed on the agenda in 2003 and so far, more than 3,000 physicians have participated in herbal therapy and traditional medicinal classes. These traditional courses are still being held throughout the country.

√ In order to support Barij Essence for producing herbal plants, the Ettehad Agricultural Company was established in 2003, and currently has two deep wells and 150 acres of land, much of which is under cultivation.

√ Plant development project began in 2004:

1. The semi-solids to produce a variety of creams, ointments and gels

2. The solids to produce a variety of tablets and capsules
3. The soft capsules to produce pharmaceutical gelatin capsules and supplements as the first manufacturer of herbal medicinal products in the form of soft gelatin capsules in our country.

√ The Company is currently pending approval from the Ministry of Health and Medical Education for a number of new medical products.

√ The Company is currently pursuing licensing from the Ministry of Health and Medical Education for a number of new pharmaceutical products.



√ GQM Award in 1997 from Switzerland
√ ISO 9001 - 2000 Certificate in 2005
√ GMP certificate from Ministry of Health and Medical Education in 2006
√ Industrial Top Unit in Markazi Province in the years 2004 and 2005
√ Country's Top Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006

√ Second place award for entrepreneurship in 2008
√ Mg Ointment received the ‘Product of the Year’ award in 2008 by the Ministry of Industries and Mines
√ The research and development unit of Barij Essence in 2009 was elected as the Superior R&D unit of the year
√ Research and Development Center of Barij Essence got a permanent license as a Jondishapur Research Center from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology in 2010 (It should not be left unsaid that this is the only company that has a research center of herbal medicinesthat is highlyactive).
√ Diamond statue to get top ranking in the distribution of herbal medicines in the 4th country Distributing Festival

√ Elected by the National plan as one of 10 brandsthat are health advocates 

√ ISO 10004:2010, certification standard for customer satisfaction
√ A demonstrated excellent management festival statue was donated to the Barij Essence Managing Director: Mrs. LalehHejazi March 2013.
√ ’Thank You’trophy for the country's top entrepreneurs by the Expediency Council
√ Statues of Chosen Women's congress on Industry mine and trade
√ Certificate of Appreciation for manufacturing typical unit in Isfahan - October 2012
√ Chosen Women's Conference appreciation of Industry, trade and mine
√ Statuette of First National Conference of Green Gold, December 2012.
√ Memorial of Industry & Mine National Day, July 2006
√ 1st Festival & Exhibition of Herbal plants, Natural Products & Iranian Medicine, June 2012
√ First National Conference of Sport, Job & Industry, 2012 

√ ISO10668 Certificate, the Internal Standard of Brand Evaluating for Barij Essence
√ Sculpture and receipt of HamiSalamat (Health Supporter) Medal at the 6th ITEC Conference, July 2013
√ Appreciation Award of the 6th ITEC Conference to Ms. Eng. LalehHejazi, Managing Director of Barij Essence, July 2013
√ Selected Company in Innovation Award in Public Relations Management for the year 2013