Unani perspective on COVID-19 and the possible role of Tiryaq Wabai in its management: A Review

  • Mohd Aleem PG Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2166-7520
  • Md Imran Khan Assistant Prof. Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India
  • Mohd Danish PG Scholar Department of Amraz Jild wa Taziniyat (Skin and Cosmetology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India
  • Qamrul Islam Usmani PG Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1342-4107
  • Altaf Ahmad PG Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9165-9964

Abstract

Science has uncovered much about SARS-CoV-2 and made extraordinary and unprecedented progress on the development of COVID-19 vaccines, but there is still great uncertainty as the pandemic continues to evolve. We are simply moving to a new phase of the pandemic. Tiryaq Wabai, is on the polyherbal medicine used for centuries by Unani doctors as preventative medicine in epidemics. It consists of three ingredients: Sibr (Aloe barbadensis), Zafran (Crocus sativus), and Mur-Makki (Commiphora myrrh). All the three ingredients of Tiryaq Wabai have various pharmacological activities like immunomodulatory, antitussive, expectorant, and antiviral activity which provide a strong basis for its prophylactic use for covid-19 infection. Further, research on this important prophylactic Unani formulation Tiryaq Wabai in Covid-19 is the need of the hour.


Keywords: Tiryaq; Epidemic; Covid-19; Unani medicine

Keywords: Tiryaq, Epidemic, Covid-19, Unani medicine

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Mohd Aleem, PG Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

PG Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

Md Imran Khan, Assistant Prof. Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

Assistant Prof. Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

Mohd Danish, PG Scholar Department of Amraz Jild wa Taziniyat (Skin and Cosmetology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

PG Scholar Department of Amraz Jild wa Taziniyat (Skin and Cosmetology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

Qamrul Islam Usmani, PG Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

PG Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

Altaf Ahmad, PG Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

PG Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia (Pharmacology), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Kottigepallya Magadi Main Road Bengaluru-91, India

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Aleem M, Khan MI, Danish M, Usmani QI, Ahmad A. Unani perspective on COVID-19 and the possible role of Tiryaq Wabai in its management: A Review. JDDT [Internet]. 15Sep.2021 [cited 22Oct.2021];11(5):158-73. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/5001