Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) has popularised 'Malabar nut' in the city and it is known as 'Addasaram' in Telugu. In the scenario of the pandemic, this herb is attracting all the attention from researchers across the globe. Now it is found that it has pharmaceutical compounds to cure the symptoms of Covid-19.Researchers from several top institutions across the world including the city-based CCMB are researching it and its capabilities to cure Corona.
They have completed the animal studies and are now planning to take their research further. So, there is a lot of hope that this herb could be the magic medicine to treat the dreadful corona. Scientifically known as Adhatoda vasica, it helps the lungs to combat low oxygen levels, blood clotting, lung tissue damage, and thrombosis. Furthermore, the researchers said that this herb has the properties to reduce the viral load of Covid 19 and also assists the genes that are helpful to boost immunity.
The researchers added that the properties of this wonder drug which is useful in treating severe acute hypoxia, sepsis-like states, thrombosis, chronic sequelae and etc can be repurposed for the treatment of Covid-19.