Indigenous Ayurvedic medicine originated in India 5,000 years ago. It is said that it originated in Sri Lanka from the time of King Maha Rawana. But Sri Lankan Ayurveda has a different identity than Indian Ayurveda. Over a period of 3,000 years, Sri Lanka developed its own Ayurvedic system based on a series of prescriptions passed down from generation to generation. Today, Sri Lanka uses its own unique Ayurvedic treatment.
It is clear that the Ayurvedic medical system has a long history and the School of Surgery is qualified for the treatment of fractures. From time immemorial it has been overlapped by local orthopedic methods used in Sri Lanka. Today, traditional orthopedics is the most popular form of treatment. Therefore, Ayurveda and Traditional Sri Lankan Medicine are essential and integral parts of Sri Lanka’s primary health care system.
These medical methods are heavily dependent on plant and mineral-based medicinal products. Also, in traditional medicine such as various preparations; Widely used as an external application to heal mallum, pattu, and oils. And also massage, yoga, and meditation techniques have become very popular worldwide. Many of these medicines have been researched by scientists at universities and research institutes for their biological activity.
The word Ayurveda is associated with the words life and science. Hence it is called biology. Ayurvedic treatment is not limited to the disease. It helps to improve the patient’s mental well-being, physical well-being as well as immunity. Migraine, stress, fractures, headaches, corona, Parkinson’s disease, skin diseases, glaucoma, poisonous animal bites, asthma are some of the services provided by Sri Lanka Ayurvedic service providers. Sri Lanka claims to be the first country to have dedicated Ayurvedic meditations capable of operating on even animals.
With the uniqueness and innovation of Ayurvedic medicine, the field of Ayurvedic medicine in Sri Lanka has expanded to many areas. In addition to healing, there are beauty and mental health services available in Sri Lanka.