DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20210461

Matily herbal drink could be a prophylaxis and therapy against COVID-19: a possibility

John T. Eapen

Abstract


COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) known as coronavirus is a pandemic and a threat to humans the world over. There are no medicines available to kill the virus; we can control only its spread to some extent. Under such conditions, they have suggested the use of surfactant to kill viruses. We propose the use of a herbal concoction with ingredients available in every kitchen. It has not only emulsification and surfactant properties which inactivate the virus but also subsides Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) associated with COVID-19 infection with no proton pump inhibitor. This will favour the inactivation of coronavirus by low pH in the gastric region. Thus, Matily Herbal Drink may act as a prophylaxis and treatment for COVID-19.


Keywords


Matily herbal drink, Oxidative stress, COVID-19, Prophylaxis, Treatment

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