Written By NAFSO on Wednesday, July 01, 2020 | 12:27:00 PM
Southern Fisheries Organization organized a youth meeting to educate them about the importance of using Aurvedic Medicine, occasions of using day today life and making an herbal garden at the center of Southern Fisheries Organization on 26 of June 2020. Sri Lanka was very famous for herbal medicine. Developing western medicine in the country, Aurvedic medicine system gradually went underground but it has not totally vanished among the society. There is a new tendency to approach for Aurvedic treatment because most of western medical centers were closed due to the curfew in the pandemic period. Most of people practiced using of the herbal medicines which were able to find within their environment. People involved growing essential herbal plants in the home garden. National Fisheries Solidarity Movement also encourages communities to use herbal medicines rather than applying western medicines. According to the situation, Southern Fisheries Organization has given priority to educate youth to develop home garden. Mrs. L.Y. Wasantha, District Coordinator of Southern Fisheries Organization and other staff participated in the education program.