New Delhi, February 19: Yoga Guru Ramdev on Friday released a scientific research paper on the 'first evidence based medicine for COVID-19 by Patanjali'. The medicine was launched here at an event which was presided by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.
This is after the Coronil medicine received certification from Ayush Ministry as per World Health Organization (WHO) certification scheme. The company Patanjali Ayurveda claimed that it is the first evidence-based medicine to fight COVID-19.
The Company in its statement said that Coronil had received Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product from the Ayush section and that under CoPP, Coronil could now be exported to 158 countries. Commenting of the development Swami Ramdev said, Coronil will help the humanity while providing affordable treatment based on naturopathy. On the basis of presented data, the Ministry of Ayush has recognised Coronil Tablet as a medicine for “supporting measure in COVID-19.
Patanjali had earlier introduced Ayurveda-based Coronil on June 23 last year, when the pandemic was at its peak. However, it had to face severe criticism as it lacked scientific evidence. Then, the Ayush Ministry had indicated it as Immuno-booster only.