Most of the medicines that have been used by humans since ancient times were made from plants. Many traditions used in many countries in the world are known as herbal medicine. According to Ayurvedic Medicine, over 20,000 plant species are used in medicinal products worldwide. Of the 3,350 plant species in Sri Lanka, 1,442 are considered medicinal plants. Now let us look at the plants that are used as herbs.

September 29, 2020
curry leaves,curry tree

Curry Tree

Curry tree can be introduced as an indispensable flavor in Sri Lankan cuisine when it comes to flavoring curries. This tree is found not only in […]
August 29, 2020
mee tree

Mee Tree

No matter how sacred it is permission from the king is not required to cut down a BO tree. but cutting a MEE tree is a […]
May 31, 2020


It is a plant native to Sri lanka preserving the indigenous medicine. When the root or tuber is crushed, it resembles a horse’s urine. For this […]
March 22, 2020

Asafetida [Perumkayam]

Asafetida-Perumkayam Botanical Name: Ferula Assa Fcetida It is customary for our rural people. It still wears a piece of asafetida wrapped in a clean white cloth […]
February 16, 2020

Figs [Aththikka]

Botanical name: Ficus Tacemosa Linn[ Ficus glome rata roxb ] Family: Moraceae The Figs tree is an evergreen, medium-sized scenic tree in the dry zone of […]
February 14, 2020

Pomegranate [Delum]

Everyone likes to eat, regardless of age. The Pomegranate [Delum] tree, called Punica granatum, grows to a height of 5-8 meters. Pomegranates are commonly found in […]
February 8, 2020

Asparagus [Hathawariya]

Botanical Name: Asparagus Racemosuswilld It is said that the plant originated in the Eastern Mediterranean and was cultivated by the Romans around 200 BC. Asparagus is […]
January 31, 2020

Amla [ Nelli ]

Oder: Euphorbiales Family: Euphorbiaceae Genus: Phyllanthus L Species: Phyllanthus Emblica L Recommended varieties Commonly referred to as ” Beheth Nelli”, Amla is the most popular vitamin […]
January 31, 2020


Botanical name: Centella Asiatica To us in Sri Lanka, Gotukola is not strange. Gotukola Malluma, Gotukola Porridge was one of the most prominent foods in our […]
January 31, 2020


Botanical name: Solanum virginianum Family: Solanaceae Katuwelbatu is a long history as a medicinal plant and is one of the most widely used and widely imported […]
January 29, 2020

Neem [ Khomba ]

Botanical Name : Azadirachta Indica In the old days of our country, the Neem Tree was a beautifully planted garden with a view to bringing prosperity […]
January 29, 2020
aloe vera

Aloe Vera [Komarika]

Aloe Vera is a plant that helps preserve image and health. It is known to be a drug for women’s diseases. As such it is also […]