Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved has launched Coronil kit, priced at Rs 600, which the company claims is the first Ayurvedic cure for the coronavirus infection.
In a significant achievement in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, Patanjali Ayurved on Tuesday launched ‘Coronil and Swasari’, which the company claims is the first Ayurvedic cure for COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2 virus. Launching a kit of three Ayurvedic medicines at Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev said they are proud to announce that the first Ayurvedic, clinically controlled trial based evidence and research-based medicine has been prepared by the combined efforts of Patanjali Research Centre and NIMS.
Baba Ramdev said at the press conference that the medicine has shown ‘100 per cent recovery rate within 3-7 days’. The Coronil kit, which is for 30 days, will be made available at just Rs 600. However, the company claimed that it will be given for free to those living below the poverty line.
“We are launching COVID medicines Coronil and Swasari today. We conducted two trials of these, first clinical controlled study, which took place in Delhi, Ahmedabad, among many other cities. Under this 280 patients were included and 100 per cent of those recovered. We were able to control Corona and its complications in this. After this the all-important clinical control trial was conducted,” Ramdev added.
Acharya Balkrishna, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Patanjali, who was also present at the occasion of the launch along with other officials took to Twitter on Monday and said that the company is launching its Ayurvedic medicine ‘Swasari Vati and Coronil’ on Tuesday for coronavirus contagion. Balkrishna had claimed that Patanjali’s Ayurvedic medicine has been able to cure coronavirus patients within 5-14 days.
Coronil is made from a mixture of Ashwagandha, Giloy and Tulsi and can be taken twice a day – morning and evening.
The research has been jointly conducted by Patanjali Research Institute, Haridwar and the National Institute of Medical Science, Jaipur. Ramdev thanked the Director, National Institute of Medical Sciences, NIMS University, Jaipur, Dr Balbir Singh Tomar and all other doctors and scientists for their help in developing the medicine.
Ayurvedic experts believe their has been effective in treating a range of physical and mental disorders. The benefits and uses of the ancient medical practice have not diminished with the changing times. Ayurveda, perhaps, is recognised as much as it was before in today’s era.
Meanwhile, India’s total COVID-19 cases climbed to 4,40,215 on Tuesday morning with fatalities count topping 14,000, as per the Health Ministry’s data.