Sri Lanka is a country of rich heritage, one of which is its indigenous system of Medicine, which has been racticed by the people since time immemorial. The Ayurveda system of medicine from North India, the Siddha system of medicine from South India and the Unani system of medicine of Arabs enriched with contributions from the traditional system of medicine called Desheeya Chikitsa is popularly known as the Indigenous system of medicine in Sri Lanka.
Main task of Ministry of Indigenous Medicine is providing Ayurveda services to the nation through curative and preventive diseases. Its shared vision is to deliver healthcare facilities all citizens through the system of indigenous medicine. To fulfillment of this target Department of Ayurveda and Sri Lanka Ayurveda Drugs corporation are involving giving substantial combination. All necessary Ayurveda drugs are produced by the Sri Lanka Ayurvedic drugs cooperation while other all activities are doing by the Department of Ayurveda.