Academic Staff Members - Department of Chikitsa

Dr.W.J.Wickramarachchi
Senior Lecturer Grade II

Department of Cikitsa
Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda institute
Kandy Road,
Yakkala 11870
Sri Lanka
Telephone: +94 33 3430421
Fax: +94 22 2222739
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Qualifications
  • Ph.D. Kayacikitsa,(Rajasthan Ayurveda University, Jodhpur, India)
  • M.D.(Ayur.),Kayachikitsa,(University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka)
  • D.S.A.C.(Hons.)(Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda College)
  • Dip. in Advanced English for Administration & Academic purposes.(University of Colombo)
Areas of Interests
  • Specialized in Panchakarma (bio-purification) therapy
  • Vata Roga (neurological disorders in Ayurveda) specially 'Aaghatha' (strokes) and Sandhigata Vata (Joint disorders) and their management.
  • Ageing (Jara Vyadhi) and its management by Rasayana therapy (Rejuvenation) and Vajeekarana (Aphrodiastics)
  • Clinical research, Plant and Mineral based research

 

Professional services
  • Head of the Department,Department of Chikitsa since 2014
  • Coordinator : Master of Science in Panchakarma Course – 2014 to date
  • Coordinator : Postgraduate Diploma in Panchakarma course – 2015 to date
  • Coordinator : Research and Publication Division - 2011 to date
  • Coordinator : Ethnic cohesion HETC Programme 2010 to date
  • Coordinator : Sports 2011 -2013
  • Coordinator : Thribhasha programme 2011 to date
  • Coordinator/Chief Organizer : Second International Ayurveda Symposium (BMICH) 2012.
  • Chairman, Ethical committee, GWAI, University of Kelaniya, 2016 to date
  • Student Counselor, GWAI, University of Kelaniya, 2013,2014 and 2016
  • Senior Student Counselor, GWAI, University of Kelaniya, 2014-15
  • Treasurer- Teachers Union, GWAI, University of Kelaniya, 2014. to date
  • Member of the Financial Committee, GWAI, University of Kelaniya, 2014. to date
  • Member of Management Board, GWAI, University of Kelaniya, 2014 Dec. to date
  • Member of the ethical committee GWAI
  • Member of the Senate, University of Kelaniya, 2014. to date
  • Member of the Steering Committee and Review Committee- First International Symposium on Traditional Medicine -2014
  • In charge for the subject of Kayachikitsa-2012- 2013
  • Visiting Lecturer – Sabaragamuwa University – 2013/2014
  • Consultant – GWAI Teaching Hospital, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2005 – to date
  • Unit Head, Panchakarma Unit, Department of Chikitsa 2004 -2007
  • Subject Head, Panchakarma, Department of Chikitsa, 2004-2007
  • Committee member – Preparation of Master Plan - Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute. 2006
  • Member of the Editorial Board-Hand Book For Ayurvedic Physicians. “Yoga Gnana Deepani” 1998
  • Resource Person – Compendium of Medicinal Plants/Volume one Department of Ayurveda, Sri Lanka. 2000

Publication and Presentations

1. Wickramarachchi W.J.,Rajapaksha R.S.C.G., Eranga K.K.I., Liyanage J.A., Punyasiri P.A.N.,Chandrarathne G.M.W.A, Clinical study on the effectiveness of Rajayu herbal wellness brews (Cholesterol and Sugar Fighter) , Proceedings on 5th International conference on Chemical Agricultural & Biological Sciences, Dubai, 2017

2. Pramodani M.P.N., Wickramarachchi W.J.,A clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of selected treatment modality in the management of Vata Kantaka, International Journal of Research Granthalayah, 2017

3. Gamlath N. W. G.N.D., Kumara G.U.A., Wickramarachchi W.J.,A pilot study on concept of "Karnya" – A literary Review International Journal of Pharm Chem 2016 VOL.5, Issue 1, 2017

4. Pramodani M.P.N., Wickramarachchi W.J.,A clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of selected traditional hair pack for dandruff. International Journal of Research Granthalayah, 2017

5. Wickramarachchi W.J.,Bandara W.M.R.A., In vitro study to evaluate the antifungal and antibacterial activity of the mixture of Mimosa pudica Linn, and Curcuma longa Linn. against the laboratory specimens of Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans, 7th World Ayurveda Congress, Kolkata, India, 2016

6. Perera K.P.D.C., Gunaratna T.A.N.R., Wickramarachchi W.J., Minerals and Janthava Materials used in Jara Roga Chikitsa w.s.r. to Rasayana Samuchchaya.International Seminar on Ayurveda for Women's Health.Swapna Nagar, Kozhikode, Kerala, 2016

7. Karunarathna W.D.C.K., Balasooriya M.G.D.N., Wickramarachchi W.J., In Vitro Antibacterial effect of Decoction of Thikatu Kalinga Katuka against Streptococcus pyogenes, Proceeding of 4th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2016, IIM, University of Colombo, 2016

8. Madushani N.V.P.S., Wickramarachchi W.J., Evaluation of the Antifungal activity of "Extrigo" Ayurvedic ointment for Intertrigo (Kachchu), Proceeding of 4th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2016, IIM, University of Colombo, 2016

9. Pramodani M.P.N., Wickramarachchi W.J.,A study on the efficacy of traditional treatment modality in the management of Gridhrasi, Proceeding of 4th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2016, IIM, University of Colombo, 2016

10. Balasooriya M.G.D.N., Karunarathna W.D.C.K., Wickramarachchi W.J., A literature review on Osbeckia octandra (Heen Bowitiya) plant, National Research Symposium, Department of Basic Principles, GWAI, 2016

11. Pramodani M.P.N., Wickramarachchi W.J.,A Clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of Elaeocarpus serratus and Psodium guajava leaves paste in the management of Dandruff, National Research Symposium 2016, Department of Ayurveda Basic Principles, GWAI, University of Kelaniya, 2016

12. Balasooriya M.G.D.N., Karunarathna W.D.C.K., Wickramarachchi W.J.,Evaluation of the Clinical Efficacy of Heen Bowitiya leaves( Osbeckia octandra) in the management of Diabetes Mellitus. Proceeding of 4th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2016, IIM, University of Colombo, 2016

13. Hettiarachchi G.T.K., Fernando B.P.A., Wickramarachchi W.J., A Comparative Clinical Study on the Efficacy of "Brihat Narikela Khanda" & "Beli 12 Phanta" in the management of Amlapitta. International Seminar on Ayurveda for Women's Health, Swapna Nagar, Kozhikode, Kerala, 2016

14. Pramodani M.P.N., Wickramarachchi W.J.,Clinical evaluation of Triphaladi Udwartana followed by Sarvanga Sweda in the management of Obesity. 4th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2016, IIM, University of Colombo, 2016

15. Perera K.P.D.C., Rasingolla S.K., Wickramarachchi W.J., Materials used in an External Application of Vatarakta Chikitsa (Pattu and Lepa) in Sri Lankan Ayurveda and Traditional System of Medicine, International Seminar on Ayurveda for Women's Health, Swapna Nagar, Kozhikode, Kerala, 2016

16. Abesooriya S.R., Nuwansiri L.S.B., Wickramarachchi W.J., Elaborate Most Predominant Diseases and Complains prescribed Panchakarma Treatments in Medical Tourism in Down South of Sri Lanka. International Seminar on Ayurveda for Women's Health, Swapna Nagar, Kozhikode, Kerala, 2016

17. Nuwansiri L.S.B., Abesooriya S.R., Wickramarachchi W.J.,Usage of Vamana Karma in the Management of Amlapitta according to the Deegalla Bogoda Tradition. International Seminar on Ayurveda for Women's Health, Swapna Nagar, Kozhikode, Kerala, 2016

18. Gamlath N. W. G.N.D., Kumara G.U.A., Wickramarachchi W.J.,Clinical Study on Diseases of Alasaka, Visuchika and Vilambhika based on Ayurveda Texts. International Seminar on Ayurveda for Women's Health, Swapna Nagar, Kozhikode, Kerala, 2016

19. Perera K.P.D.C., Wickramarachchi W.J., Buddhism for Future Human Civilization, 4th International Buddhist Conference 2015, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, 2015

20. Wickramarachchi W.J., Comparative Study on the Effect of FRVR1 and VGVR3 in the management of Vata Rakta: Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Proceeding of 6th World Ayurveda Congress, New Delhi, India, 2014

21. Pathirana P.T.N., Dayarathna M.T.N., Wickramarachchi W.J., In vitro antibacterial activity of crude extracts of Hibiscus hispidissimus. Griff (napiritta) Proceeding of 2nd International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2014, IIM, University of Colombo, 2014

22. Jayathunga L.I., Wickramarachchi W.J., A Review on Ayurveda & Modern Concepts of Male Infertility. Book of Abstract & Articles, 1st International Symposium on Traditional Medicine, Kandy City Centre, Kandy, 2014

23. Kriyawasam K.G.K.C., Wickramarachchi W.J., Obesity Management through Ayurveda- A Review. Book of Abstract & Articles, 1st International Symposium on Traditional Medicine, Kandy City Centre, Kandy

24. Pathirana P.T.N., Dayarathna M.T.N., Wickramarachchi W.J.,The antibacterial activity of the crude extracts of Hibiscus aculeatus Roxb. Proceeding of 2nd International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2014, IIM, University of Colombo. 2014

25. Dayarathna M.T.N., Wickramarachchi W.J.,Jayarathna D.L., A study on Antibacterial Effect of Clerodendron infortunatum "Pinna" ,Proceeding of 2nd International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2014, IIM, University of Colombo, 2014

26. Shantha S.G.A., Wickramarachchi W.J., A Study of the Sahashra Dautha Ghrita w.s.r. to Physiochemical Changes. 2nd International Research Symposium, BMICH, Colombo, 2012

27. Wickramarachchi W.J.,Sharma A.K., Evaluation of the role of Shodhana therapy along with Rasayana therapy and the Biophysical Changes produced in the normal subjects. World Ayurveda Congress 2010, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, 12-12-2010

28. Wickramarachchi W.J.,Sharma A.K., Contribution of Ayurveda for Human Wellbeing. World Ayurveda Congress 2008, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India.2008

29. Punchihewa K.G., Wickramarachchi W.J., Mishra D., Clinical evaluation of the role of Bilwadi Panchamoola in the management of Sthaulya. World Ayurveda Congress 2008, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India, 2008

30. Wickramarachchi W.J., Ayurveda Education Problems and Prospects- A Global Scenario(w.s.r. to Sri Lanka) National Seminar on Ayurveda Education: Problems & Prospects, Rajasthan Ayurveda University, Jodhpur, India 2008

31. Wickramarachchi W.J., AshokP.K., Efficacy of the Regime PB8-YDBNP with Medicated Enema (Vasti) Treatment in the Management of Pakshaghata (Hemiplegia) World Ayurveda Congress 2006, University of Pune, Maharashtra, India, 05 – 12 . 11. 2006

32. Wickramarachchi W.J., Sharma C.P., Historical Review on Herbal Trading in Sri Lanka, with Special Reference to Post-Colonial Era, 10th international conference on Sri Lanka studies. University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 16 – 18. 12. 2005

33. Wickramarachchi W.J., Efficacy of Kati Vasti in the Management of Kati Graha (Low Back Pain) Pandit G.P. Wickramarachchi Memorial Research Symposium 2006

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