Unani And Homoeopathy Can Prevent Flu Like Corona Virus: AYUSH Ministry
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In the wake of outbreak of deadly coronavirus in China, the Research Councils under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India have issued advisory based on the Indian traditional medicine practices Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Unani.
Experts have suggested that Homoeopathy and Unani method can be useful in prevention of flu infection like Corona virus. However, ministry of AYUSH has clearly mentioned that this advocacy shall be adopted in consultation with registered Ayurveda practitioners only.
As per the Ayurvedic Practices the following Preventive Management Steps are suggested:
- Drink Shadang Paniya (Musta, Parpat, Usheer, Chandan,Udeechya & Nagar) processed water (10 gm powder boiled in 1-liter water, until it reduces to half). Store it in a bottle and drink it when thirsty.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your face during cough or sneeze and wash your hands after coughing or sneezing.
- Preferably, use an N95 mask while traveling or working in public places to avoid droplet transmission
- If you suspect Corona Viral infection, wear a mask and contact your nearest hospital immediately.
- Agastya Harityaki 5 gm, twice a day with warm water.
- Samshamani Vati 500 mg twice a day.
- Trikatu(Pippali, Marich & Shunthi) powder 5 gm and Tulasi 3-5 leaves (boiled in 1-litre water, until it reduces to ½ liter and keeps it in a bottle) keep taking it in sips as and when required.
- Pratimarsa Nasya: Instill two drops of Anu taila/Sesame oil in each nostril daily in the morning.
Unani Medicines useful in symptomatic management of Corona Virus infection
- SharbatUnnab 10-20ml twice a day
- TiryaqArba 3-5g twice a day
- TiryaqNazla 5g twice a day
- KhamiraMarwareed 3-5g once a day
- Massage on scalp and chest with RoghanBaboona/ Roghan Mom/ Kafoori Balm
- Apply RoghanBanafsha gently in the nostrils
- Take ArqAjeeb 4-8 drops in fresh water and use four times a day
- In case of fever, take Habb e IkseerBukhar 2 pills with lukewarm water twice daily.
- SharbatNazla 10ml mixed in 100ml of lukewarm water twice daily.
- Qurs e Suaal 2 tablets to be chewed twice daily