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Ayurveda is an immensely popular healing system which is based on the concept that illness arises when the body’s three doshas (systems), are out of balance. To balance the three systems Vata, Pitta and the Kapha, Ayurvedic doctors mainly prescribe medicinal herbs and ayurvedic massages. Being one of the oldest forms of medical science, today it has gained worldwide popularity.
Not limited to health, Ayurveda in Sri Lanka is widely used for beauty enhancement in the form of bathcare, haircare and skincare.
Sri Lankan Ayurvedic doctors are highly qualified in Ayurveda and other therapies. They are well-disciplined and believe in what they offer. Many doctors possess a Degree in Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery, obtained from recognized Universities of Sri Lanka, where they are inspired, motivated, and empowered to become excellent and caring physicians. Traditional practitioners have extensive experience passed down from generation to generation with strong experience, working with diverse patients. Sri Lankan people have great faith in these practitioners knowing that every aspect of your visit contributes to your wellbeing.
Ayurveda is gaining popularity all over the world because of its ability to cure with fewer adverse effects. Modern Sri Lankan society recognizes Ayurveda as an effective medical system. Many rural Sri Lankans depend solely on Ayurveda for their primary healthcare needs.