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PT Bintang Kupu Kupu with the brand Cap Kupu started it’s journey in the world of traditional herbal medicines from a small drugstore with the name ‘Tay Ho Tong’ in Glodok area, North Jakarta in 1935.
At that time, to meet the need for traditional Chinese herbal medicines among Chinese Indonesians, Tay Ho Tong’s shop imported medicinal raw materials directly from China and Hong Kong and also sells local medicines.
Tay Ho Tong who is a pharmacist conducted a drug analysis to find which drug was the most effective and at that time he found the most effective drug to relieve stomach ache, named Tay Pin San or also known at that time. under the name Tjap Koepoe-Koepoe.
During 1935-1962, Tay Ho Tong became known not only among the Chinese Indonesian community. In 1963, due to its effectiveness as a stomach reliever, Tay Pin San became well known throughout Java.