The Ayush Ministry has has asked Patanjali to stop all promotions of its claimed Covid-19 cure till the research has been complete and verified.
The Ministry has asked Patanjali Ayurved Ltd to give all the details of the medicine such as name and composition, research study details, Institutional Ethics Committee clearance, CTRI registration and result data. The government has asked Patanjali not to advertise the medicine kit till the claims are thoroughly examined.
“Ministry of AYUSH has taken cognizance of the news being recently flashed in the media about Ayurvedic medicines developed for the treatment of Covid-19 by Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, Haridwar (Uttrakhand). Facts of the claim and details of the stated scientific study are not known to the ministry,”said notification from the ministry.
Guru Baba Ramdev claimed that Patanjali Research Institute has invented coronil , an ayurvedic medicine for novel coronavirus. At a press conference held at Patanjali headquarter in Haridwar, Ramdev said that Coronil has been tested in a randomised placebo-controlled clinical trial on Covid-19 patients on Tuesday
“We conducted a clinical case study and clinical controlled trial, and found 69 per cent patients recovered in three days and 100 per cent patients recovered in seven days,” Ramdev said.