Ayurvedic Trials Against COVID-19 in India
Why in News?
- The task force constituted for ayurvedic trials in india against covid 19
What are we using now?
- As a preventive measure for asymptomatic patients, the drug called Hydroxychloroquine is being used
- Unfotunately this drug has several side effects.
China model of traditional drugs?
- China was succuess in using traditional medicines in the country.
- Information given by ICMR, the traditional drug used along with allopathic drugs
- The success attracted the neighbouring countries like Inida
- India is planning to adopt ayurvedic and other traditional approaches.
Already using states?
- The experts that were sought for suggestions have submitted more than 2000 proposals.
- A task force has been formed for scientific validation of ayurvedic and traditional medicine formula to shortlist the protocol.
- The Task force consists of members from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Department of Biotechnology (DBT).