Controversy has been growing over the treatment of corona virus, the drug Coronil introduced by Patanjali. Previously, the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India prohibited the propagation till the completion of the investigation, now the Uttarakhand Government has now decided to issue a notice regarding the license. It is said that Patanjali was licensed for immunity boosters, phlegm and fever medicine.
The license officer of the Ayurveda department of Uttarakhand said on Wednesday, “As per the application given by Patanjali, we had given the license. He did not mention the corona virus. We were licensed for inunity boosters and cough medicine. We will issue notice to them and ask how they will get the license to manufacture the kit against Covid-19.
Yoga Guru Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved on Tuesday claimed to be 100 percent effective in treating covid-19 and announced to make a medicine. At the same time, a few hours later, the Ministry of AYUSH asked him to provide details of the quantity of various herbs present in this medicine and the research done before presenting this medicine. Also, the ministry has also ordered the company to stop promoting this product until the subject is investigated.
Patanjali Ayurved, offering ‘Coronil pill and Swasari Vati medicines, has claimed to have found a cure for covid-19. He also claimed that these ayurvedic medicines showed 100% favorable results during clinical trials, except for the infected patients placed on life support system.
However, the ministry said that it is not aware of the facts of this claim and the details of the scientific study being done.Patanjali has been asked to provide details of sample size, location and hospitals where the research study was conducted. Also, the approval of the Institutional Ethics Committee has also been asked to be shown.