One of the most senior Ayurvedic experts of our time, Padma Bushan Dr. P.K. Warrier the Managing Trustee and Medical Director of the 118-year-old Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, India talks briefly on the Ayurvedic potential for the current coronavirus pandemic.
Herbal steam inhalation is a great way to help open congested sinuses and bronchial airways caused by a cold, flu, or allergy. Herbal steams are also used before Nasya therapies to help open the nasal airway.
The steam from the boiling water is often sufficient to help congestion; however, by adding herbs that help respiratory disorders, the effect is far more notable.
As the number of coronavirus COVID-19 cases in India keeps rising steadily, the Ayush Ministry has come up with an 'Ayuraksha Kit' to save the officers of the Delhi Police from further infections. The campaign, a joint venture between Delhi Police and the Ayush Ministry is called 'Corona se Jung, Delhi Police ke sang'.
In India, more than 6000 patients under the quarantine period in April 2020 were given alternative medicines (3500 patients were given Ayurvedic preparations and 2500 patients were given Homeopathic preparations).