Corporate Philosophy
  • We, and Il Hwa Philippines, abide faithfully to practice and serve for the well-being of our customers and the community.


  • To Make IL HWA, the Ginseng brand of choice that helps people be more healthy and happy.

Mission Statements

  • Promote and provide Il Hwa Ginseng products to consumers as the best source of herbal food supplement for everyone’s good health.
  • Continuously develop Il Hwa as the ultimate brand of ginseng that meets consumers’ needs and taste.
  • Continuously strive for excellence through innovations that are customer-based.


December 1971Il Hwa Co. Ltd. was established at Songjungdong, Sungdong-Gu, Seoul, South Korea.
February 1972Ginseng products were introduced and permit for manufacturing was granted under the Health and Hygiene Law #52.
July 1972Import/Export permitted.
November 1973Recognized with Presidential Award for Achievement of 1 Million Dollar exports.
November 1975Achieved 10 Million Dollar export.
September 1982Il Hwa Technology Research Institute was established.
October 1989Established in the Philippines under the name Il Hwa Philippines, Inc.
March 1994Certified KGMP (The Good Manufacturing Practice in Korea).
November 1999Granted ISO (International Standardization Organization) - the first and only ginseng manufacturer/distributor ever received such recognition.