Herbal Technology Section

The Herbal Technology Section (HTS) of the ITI spearheads research related to medicinal and aromatic plants and other natural products. The section continues to be the premier research group in Sri Lanka, providing support to development of natural products sector in the country. Our multidisciplinary team consisting research scientists and experienced technical staff engages in demand driven research projects for development of new products, technology transfers and provides consultancy for industry partners. We share our technical knowledge with industry through training programs and provide research and training opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate students from national and international universities. Further, there are facilities available for wide range of testing services for herbal drugs and cosmetics.


 Research & Development

research projects 


      aloe 2  

Herbal Drugs

and Cosmetics  

     essential oil hp

 Essential Oils


  bio assay hp

Bio assays



pdt dvp hp1






 Pharmacognostic -Mic 2 hp 




msds hp  



aflatoxin hg  






                                               Alcohol-based manufacturing

                                            Essential Oil Industry

                                           Herbal products-Quality Control 



                                      ready to transfer hp

                            Technologies Ready to Transfer 




Contact - Herbal Technology Section

Senior Deputy Director:  Dr. P. Ranasinghe

Phone :                         +94-11-2797322

Fax :                            +94-11-2379848

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