On Friday, Yoga Guru Ramdev has released a scientific research paper on the ‘first evidence-based medicine for Covid-19 by Patanjali’. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari were also present at the event. The Yog Guru has also claimed it to be ‘the first evidence-based medicine for COVID-19‘.
Delhi: Yog Guru Ramdev releases scientific research paper on 'the first evidence-based medicine for #COVID19 by Patanjali'.
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari are also present at the event. pic.twitter.com/8Uiy0p6d8d
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Swami Ramdev said, “Our Covid-19 immunity boosters are solely abstract and compounds of Ayurvedic herbs like Giloy, Tulsi, Ashwagandha and have been effective in the treatment of coronavirus patients.”
On the occasion, Union Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said, “Ayurveda has Rs 30,000 Crore economy in India. As per official data, it used to see a growth of 15-20% every year pre-COVID. Post-COVID, this growth rate has risen to 50-90%. It’s an indication that people have accepted it. There’s marked improvement in exports & Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).”
In June last year, Patanjali had launched ‘Coronil and Swasari’, what it claims is the Ayurvedic cure for treating Covid-19. Acharya Balkrishna said that the medicine has shown 100 per cent favourable results during clinical trials on affected patients at Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar.
Talking about the COVID scenario in India, the recovery rate has reached to an all time high of 97.30 per cent. As on 18th February, 2021, 6:00 PM, the total number of people vaccinated is 98,46,523.