7 Effective Siddha Medicines in Treating Covid-19

We all would say that the 21st century is the modern era and everyone will have a dream to achieve something every year. But all our dreams are coming to full stop day by day. What is the reason for it?

Ya. the endangered virus corona. Like technology, new varieties of diseases are also evolving. Now the whole world is affected by this coronavirus. It makes us panic that the world is slowly getting into extinction.

How are we going to overcome this situation?

Here is a solution for corona. 

We all know that the main symptoms of corona disease are cough, fever, and difficulty in breathing. We can bring this to an end by safeguarding ourselves. Wear a mask always, maintain the safest distance between others, be hygienic, and consume Siddha medicines at least once a week to protect ourselves from corona.

Traditional medicines are playing a key role in meeting global healthcare needs. There are many Siddha treatments that are proved scientifically in curing corona. Kudineer, chooranam, mathirai, chenduram, etc can alleviate the root cause of the disease. 

In Tamil Nadu, nearly 6000 corona positive patients have been cured by Siddha medicines. What are those? Let’s get into the complete explanation of COVID-19 treatments using Siddha medicines.

Corona Treatment using Siddha Medicines

Dr. S. Susikannamma, district Siddha medical officer said that 16 out of 20 corona positive people had turned negative on the seventh day of Siddha Treatment. 

There are few Siddha drugs that have been selected for the management of COVID-19 based on its pharmacological action. These are recommended by the Department of Microbiology, and the Department of Pharmacology in India. Let’s have a look at those Siddha Formulations.

1. Kabasura Kudineer

Kabasura kudineer is the most effective, medically proven Siddha medicine to treat the deadly disease COVID-19. It consists of 15 ingredients of herbs. This herbal concoction helps to relieve respiratory disorders like severe phlegm, flu, dry and wet cough, and also fever. This kabasura kudineer has long been in practice in South India.

Experts say that it can treat 64 types of fever, and also cold, cough, and sinusitis. The phytocompounds present in Kabasura kudineer bind multiple amino acids at different sites of viral proteins and stimulate the immune system to fight against viral replication.

The active molecules of the medicinal herbs inhibit the viral pathogenesis at various levels and cures it. This shows that the kabasura kudineer formulation has a more efficient inhibitory effect against coronavirus and its replication inside the body. 

Dosage to use

Mix 5 grams of Kaba sura kudineer powder with 300 ml water. Leave it to boil until it reduces to 30ml. Add honey for sweetness (if needed). Consume this twice a day after consulting the doctor. 

Ingredients:

Zingiber officinale (dried ginger), Anacyclus pyrethrum (Akkara), Piper longum (Thippili), Tragia involucrata (Cirukancori Ver), Syzygium aromaticum (Lavangam), Hygrophila auriculata (Mulli Ver), AV, Coleus amboinicus (Karpuravalli), Terminalia chebula (Kadukkaithol), Saussurea lappa (Kostam), Clerodendrum serratum (Kanduparangi), Tinospora cordifolia (Seenthil), Sida acuta (Vatta Thiruppi Ver), Andrographis paniculata (Nilavembu), and Cyperus rotundus (Korai Kizhangu).

 

2.Vatha Sura Kudineer:

Vatha sura kudineer is recommended by siddha doctors to cure fever and other ailments associated with the latest covid virus. 

2. Adathodai Manapagu

Adathodai manapagu is prepared from the leaf juice of Adhatoda vasica (AV). AV belongs to the family of Acanthaceae. The crude extract of this plant fights against influenza virus.

This plant consists of Quinazoline alkaloids, flavonoids that show antiviral activity. So taking an aqueous or methanolic extract of  Adhatoda inhibits the viral attachment and its replication. So Adathodai Manapagu is used to cure or prevent viral diseases. And now it is used to treat corona and it has shown good results.

 

3. Nilavembu Kudineer

Nilavembu is a polyherbal drug, which contains many medicinal herbs that control all types of fever. All the herbs utilized here have been used traditionally in the treatment of pyretics, arthritis, arthralgia, gastric ulcer, inflammations, jaundice, and general debility problems. 

Nilavembu kudineer effectively controls fever by reducing the effects of temperature, body pain, and inflammations. It improves your body’s immunity power to fight against diseases.  

All the components in this nilavembu kudineer have bioactive molecules that show excellent activity against chikungunya, dengue, influenza virus, herpes simplex virus, and now coronavirus. 

Dosage to use

Boil 1-2 teaspoons of Nilavembu powder with 200 ml of water. Let it boil, until it reduces to 50 ml. Have this twice a day. 

Ingredients:

The main ingredient here is A. paniculata and the other herbs include  Vetiveria zizanioides, V. zizanioides, Santalum album, T. cucumerina, C. rotundus, Zingiber officinale, Piper nigrum, and M. cerviana.

 

4. Sudharsana Tablet / Mathirai

Sudarsana tablet also called Sudarshan Churna is an Ayurvedic medicine used for treating several types of fever, cough, cold, and body pain. In tamil, it is called Sudarshana Mathirai. It is the combination of many herbal powders that are taken in equal quantity and are mixed uniformly. 

Sudharsan churna possesses antiviral, antibacterial, antimicrobial properties that reduces viral infections and stops viral replication. It also fights against several chronic diseases like malaria, flu, typhoid, jaundice, indigestion, anaemia, and other respiratory problems. 

It reduces the AMA toxin levels, which is the main cause for fever. The AMA toxins block the micro-channels of the body and cause fever. Sudarshan churna releases the micro-channels and thus reduces the chance of fever. It is also good for the spleen and liver.

Ingredients: 

There are plenty of medicinal herbs added here. But the main ingredients are Amla, Chirata, Giloy, Tejpata, Neem, Ajwain, Cinnamon, etc. In addition to these herbs, Sudarsana tablets also contain more than 15 herbs that offer various medicinal benefits. 

 

5. Amukkura Mathirai

Amukkura tablet is another siddha medicine recommended in the treatment of corona virus. 

 

6. Nellikaai Legiyam

Amla legiyam is also recommended by siddha doctors in the treatment of covid.

7. Thoothuvalai Legiyam

Thuthuvalai legiyam is used in the treatment of lung diseases and is recommended for corona.

These herbal treatments are always the effective methods to cure diseases with less or no possible side effects.

Siddha Medicines and its Pharmacological Properties

Siddha Medicines

Pharmacological Activity

1. Kabasura kudineer Antipyretic activity, expectorant, antispasmodic, anti-asthmatic activity, antiviral activity, immunomodulatory activity, hepatoprotective activity, and antioxidant activity.
2. Adathodai manapagu Antipyretic activity, antiinflammatory activity, antioxidant activity, antiviral activity, and hepatoprotective activity.
   
3. Nilavembu kudineer  Anti-inflammatory activity, antipyretic activity, hepatoprotective activity, immunostimulant property, antiviral activity, antioxidant activity, neuroprotective activity, and immunomodulatory activity.
   
4. Visha sura kudineer Antiviral activity, antipyretic activity, anti-asthmatic activity, anti-inflammatory activity, antioxidant activity, hepatoprotective activity, and immunostimulant activity.
5. Sudharsana Mathirai Antiviral activity, Antibacterial activity, Anti-diabetic activity, Antimicrobial activity, Antipyretic activity, Analgesic, hepatoprotective, antioxidant, neuroprotective, diaphoretic, antihyperglycemic, cardioprotective activity, and haematinic activity.

Conclusion

COVID-19 is spreading all over the world at high spikes. The main reason for this level is contact with each other. The first step to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is Isolation. The next is correct treatment. In Siddha, this infection is treated using herbal formulations such as  adathodai manapagu, kabasura kudineer, thontha sura kudineer, vajra kandi  chenduram, VSK, and NVK. These Siddha medicines prevent further transmission and improve your immunity power to tackle the situation. 

The above mentioned Siddha formulations have been scientifically tested for its pharmacological action and toxicity evaluation. And it is said to be safe and effective in humans.