Mumbai, June 26:
The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has banned over 50 print and visual advertisements released by healthcare institutes, practitioners claiming cure for coronavirus by homeopathy, ayurved and naturopathy.
They are prima facie violate the order dated first April, 2020, of the Union Ministry of Ayurveda Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), which prohibits, publicity and advertisement of AYUSH-related claims for COVID-19 treatment in print, TV and electronic media.
The list includes- “Guru Manish”(Ayurveda will help eradicate the virus from the nation), Homeocare International Private Ltd, Mumbai (Homeopathy effective in prevention of novel corona virus infections), Alpha Arogya India Pvt. Ltd, Indore, Madhya Pradesh (Alpha Arogya has introduced products for the prevention and diagnosis of diseases like corona virus. The lungs of a patient suffering from Corona virus will open and he will get relief), Adivaidya Ayurvedic Pharmacy Llp, Ankleshwar, Gujarat (one ayurvedic antibiotic, prevention from coronavirus), Welcome Cure Pvt Ltd (Welcome Cure Immunity Building Family Kit cures coronavirus), Genoveda, Mumbai, (Rasa Saar Corona Virus Edition, World’s first preventive medicine for Coronavirus).
Chandigarh Ayurvedic Centre (Corona Virus Heal Kit), Renovision Exports Pvt Ltd, Patna, Bihar ( (Preventive-7, prevention of corona virus infection), Rainbow Homeopathic Clinic (prevent coronavirus through Homoepathic Medicine), Ambic Ayurved India Pvt Ltd, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh (coronavirus prevention kit), Chandigarh Ayurved and Panchakarma Centre (Vaidya Jagjit Singh, prescribes a treatment for corona virus), Shiv Medicare Agencies, Panchkula, Haryana (prevention from coronavirus), Dr. Sheetal Bidri, Happy Healing Holistic Homeopathic Clinic, Bengaluru, Karnataka ( boil tulsi leaves and ginger and strain it, add jaggery or honey and drizzle a few drops of lemon and soothe that corona anxious soul).
Theindiamed.com (Kabasura Kudineer to prevent COVID-19), Dr. Ritesh Chawla, Amritsar, Punjab, (ayurvedic medicines for corona virus), Ramaiah Indic Specialty Ayurveda Restoration Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka (to beat corona virus, we need to take alkaline foods that are above ph level of the virus), Ethos Healthcare (Dr S K Sharma/ Dr Anjali Sharma), Green Park, Delhi (Homeopathy for prevention of corona).
Karayil Centre For Ayurveda Therapies, Kerala ( Preventive measures against COVID-19), Dr Upasana Vohra, Swastha Ayurved, Delhi (a claim in video- “In my opinion, we can treat corona virus), Wheezal Homoeopathy Pharma, Dehradun, Uttarakhand (for the prevention of coronavirus infection the AYUSH ministry has recommended Arsenicum Album 30), Zarp Ventures Private Limited, Chandigarh (anti corona ayurvedic medicine),Dr.Devendra Kumar, MD, Homeopathy, Hyderabad ( to prevent corona viral infection “Bryonia 200”, “ Arsenicum album 200” and “Tuberculinum 200” are suggested medicines)..
Dr. Virender Mahajan, Maharishi Charak Ayurvedic Center, Jammu and Kashmir (a combination of herbs can be used for prevention/treatment of COVID-19), Ayurvite Wellness Private Limited, Morena, Madhya Pradesh (our ayurvedic capsules to fight against coronavirus infection and flu), Kangra Herb Pvt.Ltd, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh ( boost your immunity to fight corona virus with Kangra Herb), Dr. Aggarwal Ayurvedic Panchkarma & Research Centre, Chandigarh (corona virus prevention kit) and Bramhand Ayurved, Thane, Maharashtra (ayurvedic fumigation acts as antiviral, Ayurvedic medicated gargles kills Coronavirus infection)