Ayurveda and Siddha medicines like Kabasura Kudineer tablets, Chyawanprash and others have helped inhibit the SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19, a German study has found.
The study claimed that several classical Siddha formulations, along with other Ayurveda medicines can impede the SARS-CoV-2 virus from interacting with the ACE-2 receptors of human or host cells.
Speaking at a press conference organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living on Monday, Dr Christian Garbe, managing director, Frankfurt Innovation Center for Biotechnology (FIZ), stated that Kabasura Kudineer tablets had shown 84% efficacy as an inhibitor of spike glycoprotein in the coronavirus strains, in restricting entry of the virus into cells in in-vitro studies.
He added that Amruth and Immugen had similar inhibitory effects, at 60-65% and 80%, respectively. “This shows a strong reduction of binding with higher concentration,” he said.
Meanwhile, a third…