The State shall provide free access to basic public health services in both modern and traditional medicines- Article 9, Principles of State Policy, Clause 21, the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan

Menjong Sorig Pharmaceuticals Corporation Limited is a state owned enterprise of the Royal Government of Bhutan with the mandate to manufacture and supply traditional medicines for Bhutan. We also manufacture and market various other herbal health promoting products.

In Bhutan, Sowa Rigpa the ancient Buddhist system of medicine is officially recognized and established by the Government as an alternative to the modern medicine. There are about 66 traditional medicine Units/Hospital across the country today providing traditional medicine healthcare services. All our herbal formulations are based on the knowledge of Sowa Rigpa science.

Based in Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, Menjong Sorig Pharmaceuticals Corporation Limited is fully equipped with modern pharmaceutical technology, machinery and equipment. We also have well-established laboratories for R&D and for Quality Assurance. Most importantly, we have a young team of highly qualified and skilled personnel who have been trained in various aspects of traditional medicine production.

Today, we manufacture and supply about 15 metric tons of various traditional medicines for the hospitals and over 2 metric tons of other herbal products for the local commercial market.


Be the leading manufacturer of safe, effective and high quality traditional medicines and other herbal products for the wellbeing of the people while respecting nature, its staff members and all its stakeholders.


Sustainable production of high quality, effective and safe traditional medicines through:

  • Use of appropriate scientific technology and research;
  • Manufacturing in line with the principles of Good Manufacturing Practices;
  • Sustainable sourcing of raw materials;
  • Community involvement in collection of medicinal resources.


We strive to be Bhutan’s first and premier “world class” company. We provide branded products and services of superior quality and value that improve the lives of Bhutan’s population and of the world’s consumers. As a result, consumers and customers will reward us with leadership sales and trust, profit and value creation, allowing our people, our shareholders and the communities in which we live to work and prosper.


MENJONG SORIG is its people, and the value by which we live. We attract, recruit and keep the finest people in Bhutan. We build our organization from within, promoting and rewarding people. We act on the conviction that the men and women of MENJONG SORIG will always be our most important asset.


  • We show respect for all individuals
  • The interests of the company and of the individuals are inseparable
  • We are strategically focused on our work
  • We value personal mastery
  • We always and constantly strive to be the best
  • Innovation is our cornerstone….It is our success


  • Engage in production and supply of Sowa Rigpa traditional medicines as our core business;
  • Sustain and develop business growth and Intellectual Property and preserve Traditional Knowledge;
  • Collection and procurement of medicinal raw materials;
  • Conduct scientific research and standardization of medicinal ingredients and products;
  • Strengthen quality control system;
  • Produce and market health promoting herbal products to generate funds for financial sustainability.