Open the recipe for 10 Thai herbs, another alternative to relieve the symptoms of COVID-19
Date 20 May 2022 at 11:38 a.m.
Academics reveal 10 Thai herbs can help relieve symptoms of Covid-19 patients.
On 20 May 65, Dr.PorKor.Nattaphasut Pattira Sinsiri Secretary General of the Biotechnology Industry Group Federation of Thai Industries Discussing Thai herbs that help in caring and alleviating the symptoms of COVID-19 patients that Thai herbs are wisdom that has been around for a long time. The use of herbs to treat COVID-19 is an alternative medicine Suitable for those who are infected with the green group such as Andrographis paniculata. It has been on the national list of major drugs since 1999 for the treatment of sore throats and flu. It has been researched for the treatment of COVID in both Thailand and China. However, the use of Andrographis paniculata to treat covids requires a larger dose than the flu. Generally, more than 180 milligrams of endrographolide per day, e.g. 4 tablets 3 times a day, continue for no more than 5 days.
Dr. Nutthaphasut said that for herbs other than Andrographis paniculata that help the body’s immune system is Kaempferia. From in vitro studies it has been found to help reduce the virus entering cells by up to 99.5%. Ginger Results in the country China, India found that it helps prevent infection from entering cells. Reduce inflammation and increase immunity, and turmeric is very interesting. It is a spice that we already use. There have been experiments abroad in the form of herbal medicine formulations. For example, cupola. However, the use of other herbs such as shallots are characteristic of aromatic vapors to help relieve symptoms. But it’s not a cure. with exercise Get enough sleep and drink plenty of water. It is the best to strengthen immunity against disease.
Dr. Kanat Kruthakun, president of the Federation of Health and Elderly Workers Association, said that for using herbs to relieve sickness It is a Thai wisdom that has been around for a long time. because it is an easy to find herb Or you can grow your own, such as shallots, which have properties that help make breathing easier and clearer. used to treat colds The Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine has suggested the use of herbs in COVID situations with the aim of relieving symptoms But it is not recommended for direct treatment of disease. Because there is no clear clinical research data on the treatment of the disease.
Dr. Kanat said that In the case of young patients without any underlying disease mild symptoms Herbs can be used to take care of the symptoms of the disease such as Andrographis paniculata. Help reduce flu symptoms, gooseberry, help cough, etc. However, if the patient has more symptoms, it is still necessary to consult a doctor for diagnosis and use the appropriate medication.
“Currently, although there is no information on which herbs can cure COVID-19, But in patients with mild symptoms, herbs can be used in combination or as an alternative to alleviating symptoms caused by COVID,” said Dr. Kanat.