• MALARKANNAN SP Department of Rural Development Science, Arul Anandar College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • DHARUMARAJAN P Department of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, Government Hospital, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • HARIYOHESH MK Medical School Foundation, BS MD Scholar, Daevo Medical School Foundation Inc, Medical School Dr, Poblacion district, Davo City, 8000 Davo del Sur, Philippines.


Objective: At present, the pandemic COVID-19 by novel coronavirus causing severe mortality and losses to the human and no specific medicine to cure. Siddha is an ancient system of medicine used in using a variety of medicinal herbs to cure diseases of viral and unknown origin.

Method: The herbal medicine M V Kashayam prepared as per Siddha formula administered at the dose rate of 150 ml for every 6-h interval for Reverse Transcription–Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT – PCR) positive patients

Results: The prepared MV Kashayam can able to provide RT-PCR negative in 87.5% of cases within 4–6 days and 97.5% negatives in 12 days. The body temperature, Oxygen saturation level (SPO2), and respiration level become normal within 3 days.

Conclusion: The Siddha medicine, MV kashayam may be used as herbal medicine to treat the COVID-19 patients for earlier recovery and as a preventive measure to enhance immunity.

Keywords: COVID, Siddha preparation, MV kashayam, Treatment

Author Biography

DHARUMARAJAN P, Department of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, Government Hospital, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India.

Assistant Siddha Medical Officer,

Government Hospital,


Virudhunagar Dist, Tamil Nadu.

Mob: 9442581332 E-Mail: harsanasiddhamm@gmail.com


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SP, M., D. P, and H. MK. “A CLINICAL STUDY OF SIDDHA HERBAL PREPARATION – M V KASHAYAM FOR THE TREATMENT, CONTROL, AND MANAGEMENT OF COVID-19”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 14, no. 6, Apr. 2021, pp. 104-7, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2021.v14i6.41582.
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