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The Ayurvedic Clinic based in London, has been operating discreetly for almost two decades, its premises, gardens and teaching Institute hidden behind a modest residential exterior.

Behind its doors, Dr Deepika Rodrigo B.A.M.S has worked tirelessly in her almost 25 years of continuous clinical practice, to counsel, restore thousands of patients to health and bring them relief from their suffering. In symbiosis with her team of highly experienced Ayurvedic physicians, expert Ayurvedic Panchakarma therapists and staff they have created an oasis of peace and purity which allows healing and spiritual reflection. Their collective efforts are given in the service of Ayurveda for the benefit of the whole human community.

Holistic, bespoke & natural

Ayurveda regards each individual as unique and so recognises the need for a customised approach to balance and true well-being. We are each a combination of three doshas (constitutions), Vata, Pitta and Kapha, with one or two being predominant. It the specific make up of our constitution or Prakriti, taken together with many other factors such as genetic background, geography, diet, lifestyle, relationships, work which determines our unique nature. Our specific constitutional make-up is as unique to us as our DNA code. It is the imbalance in our constitution or Prakiti which causes disorder in the body and mind.

Identifying the root cause of disorder

Determining which of the dosha is imbalanced and thus the root cause of disease requires extensive knowledge and experience.

At your initial consultation especially, be prepared to talk about yourself. Ayurveda emphasises balance in all areas of life and so the physician will be using various diagnostic methods to examine your body as well as taking an extensive personal and medical history. This may include amongst other matters, an understanding of your diet, your professional life and working conditions, relationships, mental health and exercise routines.

In this way the Ayurvedic Physician is able to identify the potential causes of imbalance in the mind or body and can provide a bespoke treatment plan that will include dietary advice, herbal medicines and any other Ayurvedic treatments.

Dr Deepika Rodrigo BAMS and Dr Wathsala Wijesinghe BAMS, MSc, MD have counselled and healed thousands of patients to health and balance. Your consultation is confidential and you can feel assured that you are in the hands of compassionate and authentic healers.

Consultations

We recommend that patients attend their first consultation in person.
We are also able to offer consultations via Skype. Your herbal supplements are sent by post. We have patients worldwide and in London who take advantage of this service, such as Corrine from Canada:
“I find Skype consultation sessions with Dr. Deepika very beneficial, as I can have my consultations without leaving the comfort of my own home. Plus we get to see each other face to face. Having our consultations via Skype, we are better able to engage in conversation as we can see each others expressions, plus Dr. Deepika can analyse my body language, and feel that she can better diagnose what is really going on, as sometimes I am not able to express my feelings through words.

I also enjoy seeing, and dealing with her team who are very efficient and prompt in dealing with any enquiries I may have. If it were not for Skype, I would not be able to have treatments with Dr. Deekipa, as I live in New Brunswick, Canada. I would like to thank Dr. Deepika and her team for this wonderful experience, and the opportunity to choose a better way of health. Thank you once again. Sat Nam.” Corinne.

To make an appointment please click here or phone 0208 405 4407. Before you arrive for your first Ayurvedic consultation/treatment please take a moment to provide us with your details online by clicking here

Overview of Ayurvedic Treatments

  • Diet and Nutrition
    Dietary and nutritional practices are vital to healthy living and food is used as medicine as an important component of every Ayurvedic treatment plan. Dietary practices are tailored to each individual’s constitution and taking into account all factors such as cultural background, age, climate, lifestyle, season etc.
  • Herbal Food Supplements and Formulated Herbal Medicines
    The ancient practice of administering herbal medicines is key to treatment and is considered a precise science requiring deep knowledge of plants and their effect on human physiology, biochemistry and psychology. The action and effect of each herb is determined by its rasa (taste), guna (attribute), virya (active potency), vipak (post-digestive effect) and prabhava (special quality).
  • Ayurvedic Massage Therapies and Panchakarma Therapy
    All treatments are performed by experienced Ayurvedic therapists with an expertise in Panchakarma treatments and special procedures. They work under the supervision of the Physician who advises on specific medicated oils to use and specific procedures.

Panchakarma therapy is a deep purification method that removes toxins or ama from the body. The therapy includes Abhyanga oil massage, shirodhara (medicated oil poured onto the third eye chakra to pacify the central nervous system), pinda sweda (steamed, herbal poultices used to stimulate points in the body), steam bath and basti (warm medicated herbal oil enema) and any of a number of other appropriate treatments in addition.

Testimonials

“Love Dr Deepika, amazing woman! So caring and knowledgeable. The best person to help you with any health issues. I am proud to call her a friend after all these years.”
Giselle Merry

“Dr Deepika is a life changer. The imposters may claim to have Ayuvedic knowledge but no one gives their heart along with treatment the way this amazing Doctor does. So grateful for the time spent with her and gaining her wisdom.”
Carol Jackson

“I love Dr Deepika, what ever the problem she will fix it!”
Chloe Smith

“I had an ovulation test which showed I was not producing any eggs … Dr Deepika put me on a course of treatment taking Ayurvedic herbal remedies plus dietary and lifestyle advice. After a few months … I had become pregnant. I was so happy I couldn’t believe it. I have a healthy baby boy of 4 months and am still taking Dr Deepika’s lifestyle and dietary advice which has made my life so much better.”
Melissa Bennett

“[After two miscarriages]… I followed Dr Deepika’s advice … I had a text-book pregnancy, no sickness, heart burn, aches or pains. Our beautiful little ‘ayurvedic’ baby was born healthy and happy. I feel truly blessed. I cannot recommend Dr Deepika highly enough. She is a very gifted and special lady with a huge heart and a profound wealth of knowledge about Ayurveda and fertility.”
Louise Thirty

“Our experience with Dr Deepika and the Ayurvedic Clinic has been nothing short of excellent. The doctor and all her staff are very professional, caring and extremely knowledgeable and skilled at what they do. I recommend their services whole heartedly”
Raj & Sadha

“We are so excited and I am overjoyed that I am finally pregnant after all those years of trying. I would like to thank Dr Deepika for all her support and help which I adamantly feel contributed to the success of my pregnany. I really appreciate the holistic approach that Dr Deepika took as well as all round guidance spiritually, mentally and physically. If I had known about Dr Deepika’s treatments sooner I would have done it all those years ago.”
Jenine Rodrigo

“Dr Deepika has a reputation as a baby-maker and from my perspective that’s been completely justified! I have a medical history of gynaecological problems. [After 9 months of treatment] our daughter Camille was born … I know Dr Deepika and Ayurveda helped me have this baby. I am so grateful for Deepika’s help, encouragement and expertise.”
Lucy

“I suffered with eczema since early childhood. I had been hospitalized, treated with steroids, antibiotics and cyclosporine. Within only 2 weeks of regular application of Ayurvedic herbal skin preparation Dermaved and Ayurvedic herbal powders, and diet, my skin improved enormously. I feel happier, healthier and my skin is so much better. I have stopped all hospital medications. I am so much better in myself these days, it is hard to imagine how I was before.”
David Gohill

“I am happy to recommend this Ayurvedic herbal cream and treatment to others with skin problems. I found that despite taking prolonged courses of antibiotics I would continue to experience the painful burning sensation and redness of Rosacea over my face. Applying Dermaved on a daily basis has managed to control these symptoms within 4 months”
Dr Asma Farooq

Dr Deepika Rodrigo B.A.M.S.

Principle physician and Director of the Ayurvedic Clinic, principle lecturer and Director of the Ayurveda Institute UK and Director of the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals UK, Dr Deepika Rodrigo has been extra-ordinarily in continuous clinical practice for almost 25 years in the West. She is widely recognised as a major driving force behind the growing awareness of Ayurveda in the UK.

She is highly sought after for her specialist work in treating fertility issues and women’s disorders. Over the course of her practice she has enabled thousands of women to realise their dream of having children and it is the part of her work closest to her heart.
She is a specialist in skin disorders with long experience in treating skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, acne and has treated hundreds of children and infants with chronic skin disorders.

With 20 years of teaching experience including the post as senior lecturer at the College of Ayurveda, Westminster University, Middlesex University she has trained many of today’s leading Ayurvedic specialists. Dr Rodrigo is a prolific teacher investing an enormous number of face-to-face hours with her students.

Dr Wathsala Wijesinghe B.A.M.S., MSc, M.D

A senior Ayurvedic physician, having been in continuous clinical practice for almost 25 years. She has helped thousands of people to prevent, cure or manage a wide range of acute and chronic disorders, including women’s disorders, digestive disorders, skin problems and neurological disorders. Her experience has spanned treating people at grass roots level in rural communities to hospitals and private clinics in different countries.

Her experience has spanned treating people at grass roots level in rural communities to hospitals and private clinics in different countries. As a result of her diverse experience and long service she is able to listen with care and apply the universal principles of Ayurvedic medicine to bring healing to each individual.

She has been providing her services to the teaching of Ayurveda for 25 years at every level of education from schools to universities and educating rural communities. She has presented and conducted over 20 research works within the scientific community during her career.

To make an appointment please click here or phone 0208 405 4407.

Before you arrive for your first Ayurvedic consultation/treatment please take a moment to provide us with your details online by clicking here