Frequently Asked Questions

For a healthy life, there is good guidance on how to maintain one's daily routine from waking up in the morning to going to bed at night. This includes correct eating habits and correct behaviours to be followed.

  • Awakening from Brahma Murti.
  • Drink water properly.
  • Use of nutritious medicated drinks in the morning.
  • Proper disposal of faeces and urine.
  • Oral health care.
  • Engaging in religious rituals.
  • Do daily exercise.
  • Eat nutritious local food for breakfast.
  • Preparing nutritious meals at low cost.
  • Drink herbal drinks in the evening.
  • Getting proper rest.
  • Enjoying the night with family and loved ones.
  • Getting a good nap.

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Teaching Hospitals

  • National Ayurvedic Teaching Hospital - Borella
  • Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurvedic Teaching Hospital - Yakkala
  • Siddha Teaching Hospital – Kaithadi
  • Siddha Teaching Hospital – Trincomalee

Research Hospitals

  • Bandaranaike Memorial Ayurvedic Research Institute - Nawinna
  • Ayurvedic Research Hospital - Ampara
  • Chamal Rajapaksa Ayurvedic Research Hospital - Hambanthota
  • Ayurveda (Unani) Research Hospital – Manchantuduai
  • Kidney Disease Prevention Ayurvedic Research Hospital - Medhawachchi
  • Ayurvedic Research Hospital (Non-Communicable Diseases) – Neenavadvur (Outpatient Section)
  • Maithripala Senanayake Memorial Traditional Research Hospital - Mihinthale

Hospitals managed by Provincial Ayurvedic Departments

Hospitals run by local authorities

According to the provisions of the Ayurveda Act No. 31 of 1961, only doctors who have obtained proper legal authority by obtaining registration in the Ayurvedic Medical Council are capable of practising local medical treatment related to their registered subject. The Ayurvedic Medical Council provides registration for Ayurvedic, Siddha, Unani and traditional medicine doctors.

The list of Registered Ayurvedic doctors is available by visiting the website of Ayurveda Medical Council.

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According to the new Homeopathy Act No. 10 of 2016, the relevant professionals should get registered with the Homeopathic Medical Council in order to treat according to the practice of Homeopathic medicine. You can get information about registered Homeopathic doctors from the website of the Homeopathic Medical Council.

Apart from this, you can easily get all the information you need about registered doctors of Indigenous Medicine by visiting the "Ape Veda Mahattaya" website. .

The documents related to obtaining the latest registration of doctors in both graduate and traditional sectors can be downloaded from the above websites.

Ayurvedic Department approval is required for the production and release of any Indigenous Medicine on a commercial scale. Ayurveda department will carry out proper supervision regarding the approved products of Ayurveda department. Further information can be obtained by visiting the Ayurveda Department website.

What are the activities monitored and regulated by the Department of Ayurveda for public welfare?

  • Regulation of Ayurvedic Manufacturing Centers and Ayurvedic Stores.
  • Regulation of Private Ayurvedic Medical Institutions and Service Institutions.
  • Regulation of Imported Ayurvedic Medicines/Products.
  • Regulation of Private Ayurvedic Hospitals.
  • Regulation of Private Ayurvedic Pharmacies.

For this further information can be obtained by contacting the indigenous medicine section or Ayurveda department. 

You can directly deliver to the private sector. or it can be delivered to Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation's regional purchasing centres. 

Information about sales centres of Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation.


Information about Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation.

How can public complaints be submitted regarding the services provided to the public by the Indigenous Medicine Section or the institutions operating under it?

Your complaints and suggestions can be Made directly to the Indigenous Medicine Section in writing or by phone.


Address - Indigenous Medicine Section

No. 26, 3rd Floor, Sri Sangharaja Mawatha, Colombo 10.

Telephone - 0112112742

Fax - 0112112736

Email –

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