The company was founded by Tuan Haji Ismail bin Haji Ahmad who originates from the humble Jejawi, Perlis on September 1987. The company started out small, going by the name Perubatan Tradisional Al Wahida which translates to AlWahida Traditional Medicine. On July 15th in 1995, the company change its name Herba Penawar Al-Wahida (HPA), which meant Al-Wahida Herbal Medicine.
The company’s main purpose is to research Traditional Herbal Medicine as an alternative treatment for the community. In addition, the company aims to commercialize more plantations and farms for medicinal herbs.