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Ahmedabad civil hospital to serve herbal tea as per Ayush guidelines

Seeks to boost immunity of Covid-19 patients being treated at its facility

Healthcare workers take a swab sample of a commuter-train worker during a test amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters

The Gujarat government has advised herbal or ayurvedic tea made of dry ginger, black pepper, cinnamon, mint, lemon, raisins and jaggery to enhance their immunity.

Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
Even as ayurvedic treatment is making its way amid the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic outbreak, Ahmedabad civil hospital on Thursday said that it will now serve its patients with 'herbal tea' based on the Centre's guidelines.

The Central government's Ayush ministry has suggested daily distribution of herbal tea for enhancing immunity of Covid-19 patients in order to contain its spread. Based on the ministry guidelines and state government notification, Ahmedabad Civil Hospital has begun serving 932 Covid-19 patients being treated in the hospital with 'herbal tea' twice a day. 

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First Published: Apr 30 2020 | 7:56 PM IST

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