COVID-19, Panchgavya, natural compounds, antiviral, Gomutra, Cow urine distillate
Introduction: The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic on March 11th, 2020. There is no approved medication suggested by WHO till date. Panchagavya and other traditional medicines have been used from thousands of years for many chronic diseases where no treatment possible by modern medicines.
Methods: Gomutra Arka i.e. Cow urine distillate was given, along with prescribed medication to COVID-19 positive patients.
Result: All three patients recovered from COVID-19 with no complications.
Discussion: Many researches on cow urine and its components (like free volatile fatty acids, phenolic compounds, inorganic and organic compounds) showed that it has not only potent and significant inhibition effects on viral and bacterial replication but also enhances the activity of antiviral and antibacterial drugs. Some scientific literatures also reveal that Cow urine and its components have antioxidant and immunomodulator activities which are also helpful in recovery of COVID-19.
Conclusion: The recovery of these three patients suggests that there is significant role of Panchagavya Medicine i.e. Gomutra Arka (CUD) as a safe and effective therapy of COVID-19. Hence, further research on large population and in vitro study is required to analyze effect Gomutra Arka (CUD) on COVID-19.
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