Ayurveda still place a significant role is the lives of everyday Sri Lankans - even treating modern illnesses such as diabetic to high blood pressure to many more, Ayurveda treatments have a history of not harming the body of the patient when compared with western medication. Being so close to India - ayurvedic treatments have trickled down and have then adapted to local conditions unique to Sri Lanka. Using endemic plants, herbs, roots found in Sri Lanka, ayurvedic facilities located in Sri Lanka are some of the best in the world has to offer. Medication is strictly based after consultation and will vary from person to person. Majority of the medication / treatments are based on your history and prevailing medical conditions taking in to consideration not to further aggravate those pre-existing conditions - minimizing side-effects. Ayurveda treatments can be a lengthy process as it is all about conditioning the body over a period of time.