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Fighting Covid 19 Using Herbal Medicine According to Local Plant Diversity

EasyChair Preprint no. 6732

3 pagesDate: September 29, 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in human illness and death worldwide, a threat to human survival. The pandemic causes losses in various fields and threatens human life. Various efforts have been made to treat and prevent deaths from Covid 19, both with modern medicine and using traditional medicine. Traditional medicine can be used as a primary treatment or as an alternative treatment in cases of Covid 19, The review present various herbals treatment sources regarding efficacy to Covid 19 symptom like  fever or chills, cold, cough, flu, headache, diarrhoea, tiredness/fatigue, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, asthma, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing, etc. Traditional medicine develops according to culture, tradition and the biodiversity of medicinal plants that exist in an area, inherited by ancestors, for example in Indonesia traditional medicine is heavily influenced by the culture of drinking herbal medicine(Jamu) Traditional medicine in India (Ayurvedic). Method:This research is a narrative review, keyword search in journals and internet searches: traditional medicine for covid 19. The results of the search were observed for the composition of the medicinal plants contained therein.Results and ConclusionsThe tradition of people using herbal medicines has existed since the days of our ancestors in Indonesia. Herbal medicine to overcome Covid 19 is an effort to prevent and treat because there are no drugs and vaccines for Covid 19. It was found that there were 40 herbal medicines circulating in Indonesia with the formulation of 3 types of ingredients from Arabic, Chinese and mostly from local ingredients that are widely available in Indonesia.

Key Word: Covid 19, Herbal,  Medicine

Keyphrases: COVID-19, diversity, herbal

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BibTeX does not have the right entry for preprints. This is a hack for producing the correct reference:
  author = {Enung Nurhotimah},
  title = {Fighting Covid 19 Using Herbal Medicine According to Local Plant Diversity},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 6732},

  year = {EasyChair, 2021}}
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