Workshop on launching results of Ayurveda Research
A workshop on “Launching the Outcome of the Ayurveda Research” made
under Ayurveda Department Research Fund was held under the patronage of
Minister of Indigenous Medicine, Tissa Karaliyadda at the Bandaranaike
Memorial Ayurvedic Research Institute, Navinna recently.
Minister of Indigenous Medicine Tissa Karaliyadda said that ayurvedic
research should be given priority as the government expects to take the
treatment to International level.
The Borella Ayurveda Teaching Hospital, Ayurveda Research Institute,
Ayurveda Drugs Corporation, Ruhunu University and Central Provincial
Council jointly made the researches. Department of Ayurveda has spent Rs.
30 lakhs in this regard.
Over nine researches have been made under the project. Results of the
researches made on diabetes, male infertility and dermatological
disorders were launched at this workshop.
Under multi-faceted research on cultivation of the bushy type
Kothalahimbutu plantation for sustainable leaf/stem harvesting, survey
on the food preparations of indigenous cereals and pulsars in Sri Lanka
were also launched.
Enhancing of the quality of drugs produced by Sri Lanka Ayurvedic
Drugs Corporation and introduction of new products were submitted. A
team of doctors under Prof. Samarakoone has made research on producing
drugs in crystal forms as remedy.
They have successfully carried out the research on Tripal decoction.
Research institute anticipates to issue this decoction in crystal form
to the patients, after analysing it’s chemical reaction.
Borella Ayurvedic Teaching Hospital has commenced betel leaf
treatment for diabetes patients. Patients are being treated on Mondays
and Thursdays and achieved successful results.