Thousands choose Ayurveda in Andhra Pradesh for recovery to Covid-19
Ayurveda is an alternative medicine system with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent. The theory and practice of Ayurveda is pseudoscientific. The Indian Medical Association characterizes the practice of medicine by Ayurvedic practitioners as quackery.
when the world sees modern medicine as the answer to the Covid-19 crisis , many in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh and nearby areas are preferring Ayurveda. Thousands of People have been thronging Krishnapatnam village in Muthukur mandal where a group offers Ayurveda treatment that promises to cure Covid, at no charge.
After the news went viral on social media Platforms, the Nellore district administration swung into action, and sent an official team to the village. The officials, who said they got a positive response regarding the Ayurvedic treatment from the public, will submit a detailed report to the district collector.
Bonigi Anandaiah is offering this treatment and the camp organiser said the rush of people to his camp was increasing by the day, and that 20,000 people had already been distributed the medicines.
The team that was sent to Krishnapatnam comprised district panchayat officer Dhanalakshmi, RDO in-charge A.Suvarnamma, Nellore rural DSP Y Haranath Reddy and AYUSH doctors. It collected samples, and spoke to the people at the camp.
Response from the public was positive. AYUSH doctors have collected the samples, and inspected the ingredients used in the preparation and diet suggested.
The organizers are distributing medicines for infected patients as well as for prevention of Covid contraction. They said they use leaves, honey, pepper, green camphor, nutmeg, black cumin, and cinnamon to prepare the medicines, and also provide eye drops. Kin of a Covid patient with severe breathing disorder from Gudur taluk in Kadapa district said the latter is stable after taking the traditional medication.
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