Malagala Ayurvedic Dispensary


Introduction to Ayurveda


A Dispensary belonging to the Padukka Sub Office of the Seethawaka Pradeshiya Sabha in Avissawella Electorate of Colombo District.

Located 7 km away from padukka where the entrance road to horana via padukka malagala

Established in 1965, the dispensary provides health care to people in many rural areas such as Malagala, Yatawatura, Kahawala, Dambara and Udumulla.

Services provided


  1. Checkup of patients
  2. Prescribing and provide drugs to patients
  3. Advise and educate people on the prevention and behavior of the disease.
  4. Maintaining a herbal garden and advising to identify herbs.
  5. Assist to protect and propagation of herbal plants

Number of Patients


About 15-20 patients a day

Resources belonging to Ayurvedic dispensary


Human Resources


The physician and the staff perform the services related to the institution

Ayurvedic Physician Mrs S.P Kalubowilage

Number of employees 02

Physical resources


500 sq.ft building (consist of two rooms)

Stethoscope, blood pressure monitor, Pharmaceutical measuring instruments, tables, chairs, cupboards

Details of Ayurvedic Herbal Garden


Launched on 05.06.2013. There are currently about 75-80 herbs planted in the herb garden. A worker has been assigned to work there.

Existing medicinal plants

  • momordica cymbalaria plant
  • dwarf devils backbone plant
  • Lime berry
  • Spanish cherry tree
  • Eve’s apple plant ,
  • porcupine flower
  • veld grape
  • heenmidi
  • sour orange
  • red lucky plant
  • vasaka (malabar nut tree)
  • chaste tree
  • Country borage plant
  • musk mallow plant
  • south indian mahua tree
  • Arjun tree /white marudah
  • iriweriya plant
  • bata kirilla
  • wild mango
  • chitrak plant
  • miracle leaf plant
  • Indian liquorice
  • bael fruit tree
  • Java galangal
  • ironwood tree
  • holy basil plant
  • Curry Leaves
  • vishaharani
  • ​Broken Bones Tree
  • Jungle geranium
  • indian beech tree
  • Fire plant
  • babila plant
  • tit berry tree
  • Country mallow
  • Castor
  • Country borage
  • Jasmine
  • Nutmeg tree
  • eethana
  • long coriander
  • Ivy gourd
  • Green milkweed climber
  • shoe flower plant
  • muwakiriya
  • Indian tree spurge
  • Wild asparagus
  • musk lime plant
  • Aloe vera
  • Lemon grass
  • snap ginger
  • Indian turnip
  • Heart leaved moonseed
  • thoraparippu plant
  • rath karal heba plant
  • long pepper
  • Peppe
  • turmeric
  • ginger
  • White Termeric
  • Cane-reed plant
  • Penaga laut tree
  • Balloon Vineplant
  • Pennywort
  • white Sandalwood
  • Cinnamon
  • khas khas /vetiver grass
  • sas sanda plant

Operating dates and times of the Ayurvedic dispensary




Wednesday                          from 9.00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.