King Solomon Ebenezer1,2*, Chidambaram Tamilselvan1, Rekha Manivanan2, Sundaram Ravikumar3 and Pandi Boomi4
1Drug Testing Laboratory, Bioscience Research Foundation, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
2Department of Toxicology, Bioscience Research Foundation, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
3Department of Biomedical Science, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India
4Department of Bioinformatics, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India
*Corresponding Author: King Solomon Ebenezer, Bioscience Research Foundation, Chennai, India.
Received: December 17, 2020; Published: March 20, 2021
Siddha medicinal system is an admirable ancient symbol of Tamil culture and used from time immemorial in India which is originated in Tamil Nadu and invented from Dravidian culture by the Siddhars (Tamil sages). Globally, siddha drugs are considered to be an important alternative to modern allopathic drugs, also the siddha product and research is very popular for the drug discovery process. The siddha medicinal system is well versed in treating diseases, even incurable by the allopathic practitioners, but their mode of action remained a mystery all these years resulting in their unpopularity in the modern world. The recent alarming rise of novel deadly viral infections in the society demands novel drugs for treatment and made the researchers looking into the alternative therapies. Hence, recently many researchers are forthcoming in evaluating the antiviral activity of the siddha drugs using modern scientific approaches. In context to this, this mini review summarizes the synergistic compositions of siddha drugs and their efficacy against pathogenic single strand positive sense RNA coronavirus disease.
Keywords: Corona Virus; Siddha; Drugs; Traditional Medicine; Alternative Medicine
Citation: King Solomon Ebenezer., et al. “Synergistic Compositions of Traditional Medicine (SIDDHA) against Perilous +ssRNA Coronavirus a Future Alternative Medicine - A Mini Review". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 5.4 (2021): 55-66.
Copyright: © 2021 King Solomon Ebenezer., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.