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Dr. T.D.C.M.K. Wijayasiriwardena

 

Principal Research Scientist
Herbal Technology Section

Qualifications

B.Sc. (Hons) in Biology (University of Bangalore, India - 2001)

M.Sc. in Medicinal Plants (Gujarat Ayurveda University, India - 2003)

Ph.D. in Pharmacognosy of Medicinal Plants (Gujarat Ayurveda University, India - 2008)

Dip. in Herbal Drugs Manufacturing Management (IPER, Pune, India).

Ayurvedic Medical Practitioner (Reg. No. 8068)

Contacts

Tel: 0112379800 Ext. 329 & 325             Mobile: 0718609190

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Specialized Fields

  • Medicinal plant based raw materials/finished products identification
  • Herbal /cosmetic product development and Standardization

Interest Areas       

  • Value addition to Natural products, Herbal Formulations
  • Identification of adulteration in herbal raw materials

Publication

  • Wijayasiriwardena, T.D.C.M.K., Gunawardena M.N. (2013) Pharmacognostical Identification of Adulteration in Bee Honey, Proceedings of the World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences & Chemical Technology, 49.
  • Wijayasiriwardena, T.D.C.M.K., Wijethunga, A.P. (2013) Gel stabilization technique for Cyclea burnanni Miers., Proceedings of the World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences & Chemical Technology, 75.
  • Wijayasiriwardena, T.D.C.M.K., Herath H.M.I.C., De Silva E.D. (2013) Pharmacognostical identification of three different botanical sources claimed to be used under the common name “Harankaha” .Proceedings of the World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences & Chemical Technology, 74.
  • Rajapaksha, R.M.V.H.C, Wijayasiriwardena C., Weeratunge, H.D., Samarasekera, R. Premakumara G.A.S. (2013) Chemical and Biological Investigation of Gyrinops walla Gartn. Proceedings of the World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences & Chemical Technology, 36-37.
  • Wijayasiriwardena C., Premakumara G.A.S. (2013) GC/MS identification of three different botanical sources claimed to be used under the common name “Harankaha” , 69th Annual Sessions of the SLAAS, Abstract No 624/E2.
  • Wijayasiriwardena C., De Silva W.A.B.N., Premakumara G.A.S.(2013) Standardization of “Trijata Choorna” used in Sri Lankan Traditional Medicine, Ayurveda Sameekshawa, Vol. 2, Part 8, 103-105.
  • Wijayasiriwardena C., Premakumara G.A.S. (2012) Comparative powder microscopy of rhizomes of Alpinia galanga & A. calcarata. Ayu journal, Vol. 33, Issue 3 (July-Sep.)
  • Wijayasiriwardena C., Premakumara G.A.S. (2011) Powder Pharmacognostical study of market samples of Pathpadagam. Ayurveda Sameekshawa, Vol. 2, Part 7. 117-119.
  • Wijayasiriwardena C., Chauhan M.G., Lahiri S.K., Shah M.B. (2009). Anti-inflammatory activity of Moringa concanensis Nimmo. Seed oil. Indian J. Nat. Prod.,2009,25(3),3-5.
  • Chauhan M. G., Pillai A.P.G, Wijayasiriwardena C. (2008). Pharmacognostical identification of powdered drugs used in indian system of medicine, Vol. 2 (100 monographs), Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar, India.
 Major projects undertaken   
  • NSF-Identification of 10 endemic medicinal plants
  • Development of a monograph on “Trijata” used in Ayurveda
  • Identification of “Wallapatta”
  • Identification of adulteration of Bee’s honey 

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