Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 7

Pharmacological Approaches to Investigate the Potential Herbal Medicine (Decoction) in Treating COVID-19

Reshma Kumari1* and Sanjay Kumar2

1Department of Botany and Microbiology, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidhyalaya, Haridwar, India
2Department of Botany, Pt. Badridutt Pandey, Govt. P.G. College, Bageshwar, India

*Corresponding Author: Reshma Kumari, Department of Botany and Microbiology, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidhyalaya, Haridwar, India.

Received: May 20, 2020; Published: June 30, 2020

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Abstract

Since December 2019, COVID-19 infection is spreading rapidly throughout worldwide. Every virus has a unique structure, behavior and infectious agent to create infections. The ayurvedic herbal medicine that seem to work for other viral infections should be tested against COVID-19. Qingfei Paidu decoction, Shuanghuanglian oral liquid (SHL), Mahuang Gancao Ganjiang Decoction (MGGD) and licorice are remedies that officials in China have recommended against COVID-19. Simultaneously, an Ayush Ministry advisory suggested that drinking decoction (ginger, turmeric, tulsi leaves) as ‘home remedies’ to boost immune system against Covid-19 in India. Likewise, Barleria lupulina leaves decoction is also one of the potential candidates which may be helpful for the treatment of COVID-19.

Keywords: COVID-19; Decoction; SARS; Immunity; Treatment

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Citation: Reshma Kumari and Sanjay Kumar. “Pharmacological Approaches to Investigate the Potential Herbal Medicine (Decoction) in Treating COVID-19". Acta Scientific Agriculture 4.7 (2020): 123-131.




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