Established as an AyurvedicVaidyasala in the year 1900 by late Dr.K. N. Kesari, a pioneer ayurvedic physician at the dawn of the 20th century, with name of "Kesari Kuteeram"(literally meaning the abode of the lion). From humble beginnings this house of well known and trusted medicines such as Lodhra & Amrita has had a continuous history of committed service to the poor and the needy through its effective and affordable medicines. The Company initially functioned from a small office in the business district of what was then Madras, shifted to Egmore in 1917; and started operations in the more spacious and centrally located premises on the West Cott Road, Royapettah, Chennai in the year 1937.

While the registered office of the company, is even today located there, the manufacturing unit was shifted to its present location at Injambakkam, on the southern outskirts of Chennai, off the East Coast Road, in 1989. Kesari Kuteeram become a private limited company in the year 1941.

Kesari Kuteeram Private Limited has been manufacturing and marketing a range of Ayurvedic Proprietary medicines providing a meaningful healthcare for more than a hundred years. Lodhra - a uterine tonic for women, has enjoyed immense popularity over the years, not only in India, but in the neighboring countries like Singapore, Malaysia and Srilanka. The Company's products are also dispensed at Kesari clinic, Chennai, where free medical consultation is offered by highly qualified and experienced Ayurvedic Doctors.

Quality has always been the watchword of he Company be it in procurement of raw materials of the highest standards or strict adherence to ethical manufacturing practices, with constant adaptation to modern requirements. The Company's products, time-tested for therapeutic efficacy, have therefore been widely accepted by discerning users, over the years.