Research Impact


We are delighted to extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the dedicated members of the research team behind the successful dissemination of the “Pasyale Osu Research Project.” This remarkable endeavor aimed to enhance the antimicrobial properties of Pasyale Osu’s renowned “Seethodaka Oil,” and we commend each member for their exceptional contributions.

Our warmest congratulations go out to:

Dr. Vimukthi Asahara

Ms. Praba Wijekumar

Ms. Nirmani Samarakoon

Ms. Nimesha Herath

Ms. Caroline Fernando

Ms. Nadeeka Ranadeva

Mr. Akila Jayamaha

Dr. AAJ Pushpakumara

Snr. Prof. Neluka Fernando

Their dedication, expertise, and tireless efforts have resulted in a significant milestone for the project. We applaud their commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and making substantial strides in the field.

We also extend our thanks to Pasyale Osu (Pvt) Ltd. which produces ‘Seethodaka oil’, an ISO and GMP certified company with a rich history in traditional Ayurvedic practice for partnering with KIU to bring scientific value to its products through research and further enhancing their efficacy and credibility.

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Research Projects Garnered Recognition

KIU has been recognized for its successful commercialization of university research at an event organized by Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) Operation, Ministry of Education. The event was held on the 2nd of May 2023 at BMICH, where KIU was one of the few non-state universities to be featured.

The research project that garnered recognition focused on improving Pasyale Osu’s Seethodaka oil. This ancient formula has been used to heal wounds, allergies, rashes, and insect bites for centuries. The modified oil now includes antimicrobial activity against chronic wounds, making it even more effective.

Pasyale Osu (Pvt) Ltd. which produces ‘Seethodaka oil’ is ISO and GMP certified and has a rich history in traditional Ayurvedic practice. Partnering with KIU will bring scientific value to its products through research, further enhancing their efficacy and credibility.

KIU’s recognition at this event highlights its commitment to producing valuable research that can be applied to real-world situations. The university’s efforts to bridge the gap between traditional and modern medicine through research partnerships and commercialization will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the industry and help improve the lives of many.