Curious case of Anandaiah potion: All you need to know about Krishnapatnam medicine being touted as ‘Covid cure’

The state authorities has saved on maintain the choice to prescribe the eyedrop variant of the Anandaiah concoction.


Thousands of folks arrived to obtain the “miracle” Ayurvedic medicine in Krishnapatnam in Vellore (PTI picture)

Days after a group of the Centre’s Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa-Rigpa and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) Ministry collected samples of medicines from a neighborhood Ayurvedic practitioner’s clinic in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district, the state authorities on Monday allowed the utilization of the natural medicine being given to Covid-19 sufferers. The natural preparations are made by Borige Anandaiah within the Krishnapatnam space.

While the decision was taken following the findings of the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), the state authorities has saved on maintain the choice to prescribe the eyedrop variant of the Anandaiah concoction, which the practitioner claims increase oxygen ranges in crucial sufferers. However, the federal government has maintained that Covid-19 sufferers shouldn’t cease taking medicines being prescribed by their medical doctors.

Earlier, a group from the AYUSH Ministry had briefed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, who had known as for analysing the medicine, after people flocked in large numbers to Krishnapatnam village, following bulletins by YSR Congress social gathering MLA Kakani Goverdhan about the distribution of the Ayurvedic medicine.

The chief minister had ordered a complete examine of the medicine, which is made utilizing turmeric, cumin, nutmeg, pepper, honey and different pure substances.

According to a report in The Hindu, a group of officers deputed by the Nellore District collector to study the medicine reported that Anandaiah is not a qualified professional in Ayurvedic medicine and that the system developed by him doesn’t kind half of any commonplace apply.

Here’s all that has occurred thus far

Ayurvedic practitioner Borige Anandaiah distributes medicines claiming they will treatment Covid-19.

On May 21, Kani Goverdhan Reddy, MLA from Sarvepalli, introduced that the state authorities was making preparations for the distribution of the ayurvedic medicines making a hype amid locals about the effectiveness of the medicine as an MLA was pushing for it.

Borige Anandaiah code-named his medicines as P for clearing an infection within the lungs, F for clearing toxic substances from the physique, L to activate the liver and Ok for crucial instances.

The sudden rush of folks within the village created a stampede-like scenario following which police had to intervene to management the unruly crowd. The police mentioned that there was no permission for the distribution of the medicines. The crowd had Covid-19 constructive sufferers in massive numbers.

Alarmed over the gathering on the village, CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy ordered a complete examine into the medicine to discover out if the medicine being given by Anandaiah has any scientific proof to assist it. The name for an in depth examine of medicine was additionally raised by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, who hails from the Nellore district. The vice-president has requested ICMR to conduct a examine, which will probably be visiting the village quickly.

AYUSH group collected samples from Anandaiah’s clinic on May 24 and briefed the chief minister. According to a report within the New Indian Express, Anandaiah confirmed the group the strategy he follows to put together his system. The samples collected from the clinic had been despatched to a lab for additional testing.

According to a report in Deccan Chronicle, locals have claimed that the medicine given by Anandaiah “has cured the village of Covid-19” and that folks genuinely imagine that the medicine works.

This week, the Andhra Pradesh authorities allowed the distribution of the medicine, however barred the eyedrops from being given.

Sarvepalli legislator Ok. Govardhan Reddy thanked the chief minister for permitting the distribution of the medicine. Speaking to Deccan Chronicle, he mentioned that it’s going to take three to 4 days for Anandaiah to procure the substances and put together the medicine once more.

160 Covid sufferers who consumed the natural medicine just a few days again are nonetheless present process therapy and eight are in ICU, the bulk of them on oxygen assist, Deccan Chronicle has reported.

The state authorities has ordered that kin ought to accumulate the medicine as a substitute of Covid-19 constructive sufferers reaching the village themselves.

Further research are being carried out.

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