COVID-19 with Thai traditional medicine​

         From the pandemic situation (pandemic) of the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in many countries around the world at the moment. and especially a new wave of outbreaks in Thailand Taking care of your health and boosting your immune system by eating nutritious foods that boost your immune system. And acting properly during the pandemic of the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) now will help the body to have a stronger immune system. Reducing the chance of contracting a respiratory infection from COVID-19 or, if infected, may reduce the risk of severe symptoms.

Applied Thai Ayurvedic Medicine Association of Thailand in the Patriarch of Somdej Phra Yannasamvara Supreme Patriarch therefore, together with Kanchanaphisek Medical Center Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital Mahidol University, Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine The Ministry of Public Health and the Thai Traditional Medicine Innovation Center, TTMIC, have collected practical guidelines and nutritional information. According to the principles of Thai traditional medicine and applied Thai traditional medicine, it is used as a source of information for surveillance and self-defense to help reduce problems in the country’s public health service system by reducing the number of critically ill patients not exceeding the number that the hospital can accept. This is a problem that is found in some European countries now.

การจำแนกผู้ป่วย Covid-19 แต่ละประเภท

Herbs that boost immunity hot herbs (food and herbs)

    From the situation of the COVID-19 virus outbreak, in addition to taking care of yourself from the outside by Wear a mask, wash your hands, wash your hands with alcohol gel, keep distance. Everyone can still take care of themselves from the inside by eating foods that contain plants and herbs that promote immunity. This is another approach that can reduce the risk or severity of various viruses.

    From the point of view of Thai traditional medicine, when the body is infected, the 4 elements in the body, soil, water, air, and fire change. Eating foods that promote immunity is another way to balance the body and there are also “sumya” procedures that can help prevent and relieve symptoms of colds.

Herbs that boost immunity Hot herbs (Kachai Kao and Plu Kao)

     If the immunity is low The chance of infection will increase. Therefore, COVID-19 infection can be prevented by eating herbs that help build immunity to the body, such as Plu Kao and Kaempferia.

      Plu Kao found Quercetin to stimulate the immune system. promote the function of white blood cells It is an antioxidant and helps fight inflammation. It can be eaten as a boiled vegetable dip or made into tea.

      Kaempferia can be made into food for health care, such as Khanom Jeen, wild curry, stir-fried celery, or be made into a smoothie to increase freshness, nourish the body, and also help strengthen the immune system. can fight disease In which Kaempferia contains 2 important substances, Pandulatin A and Pinostrobin, that can inhibit the growth of the COVID-19 virus by up to 100% in vitro, but if you want to use Kaempferia to treat COVID-19, an extract form must be used. Kaempferia only in order to obtain a sufficient amount of important substances Fresh galingale cannot be squeezed or cooked to treat COVID-19.

The use of herbal medicines that enhance immunity Triphala

Triphala Maha Coordinates Recipe

herbal medicine recipe “Maha coordinate Triphala” helps to balance the body. immune system contains antioxidants help the body to be healthy help the excretory system detoxify the body wash away waste Cleanse the mucus in the intestines.


12 parts tamarind pulp (about 45 g)

8 parts of the anchor ball (approximately 30 g)

4 parts of Thai anchor (about 15 grams)

Tips and Cautions
1. Women during menstruation should refrain from eating Triphala because it may cause more menstrual periods than usual.
2. People with heart disease should not eat, including those who take blood clot-dissolving drugs. Should consult a doctor before eating.

how to eat
– Drink warm, morning and evening, 100 ml each time.

The use of herbal medicines that help strengthen immunity, Ya Khaw

Ya khaw or white medicine recipe

It is a recipe that helps to strengthen the immune system and balance the elements in the body so that the fever does not come back.

There are 15 components in total, which are: Phee Mod (Hundred Holes), Hua Khla, Thong Phanchang Root, Tea Root, Kguan Moo Root, Orange Root, Burnt Root, Kangaroo Root, Swaad Root, Sakae Root, Lime Root, Nang Grass Root, Rice Bean Root, Root Vegetable Root, Ban Sweet Vegetable Root.

Krasayya water is rice water. Indication is to cure all kinds of fever.

for eating to enhance immunity Take 2 grams of white medicine mixed with 20 ml of water using room temperature water. This is because hot water will waste some important substances and make the medicine viscous. Difficult to eat. Eat before breakfast, lunch and dinner for 3 days in a row.

in infected patients but asymptomatic It will be eaten for 5 consecutive days, 5 times, 3 hours apart, that is, 6 a.m., 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. To be taken after taking the five roots pills is to take the five roots pills for 3 days, followed by the white pills for 5 days.

The use of herbal medicines that enhance immunity. Five Root Pills​

Five Root Pills or Benchalokwichian Pills or five glass pills or Phet Sawang pill It is a formula used to relieve fever. It is mentioned in Thai traditional medicine scriptures, the Taksila scriptures. and is classified as an antipyretic drug in the national drug list
Recipe formula in 100 grams of medicinal powder consisting of khon ta root, chingchi root, arrowroot root. Chumphon Fig root, Yanang root, weight 20 grams each

Indications: Relieve symptoms of fever.

Size and method of use: Tablet, capsule and powder (dissolve in boiled water before eating)

Adults: Take 1-1.5 g 3 times a day before meals when symptoms occur.

Children 6-12 years old: 500 mg – 1 g orally 3 times a day before meals when symptomatic.


It is not recommended for use in people with suspected dengue fever. Because it may mask the symptoms of dengue fever.
If the drug is used for more than 3 days and the symptoms do not improve. should consult a doctor
It is not recommended for use in women with typhoid fever. or fever during menstruation

The use of herbal medicines that help boost immunity, white wine

Herbs to help prevent covid 19

Freshly squeezed tamarind leaves with white liquor

Wisdom of Teacher Mo Chub Pan Koom Yat, Udon Thani Province

Efficacy: boost immunity Help drive toxins or germs out of the body.

How to eat: Drink whole juice during the day on an empty stomach at 11:00, 15:00, 1 time a day.

Cover yourself with a blanket to sweat profusely (approximately 1 hour). This method will help cleanse toxins and bacteria through sweat well. Do it continuously for 3 days.

The use of Thai traditional medicine, Sumaya

is the inhalation of herbal vapors
with essential oils, ginger, galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, lime, shallots, basil leaves or from Tom Yum spices to make curry which is a medicinal plant that is easy to find in the household

equipment and ingredients
1. Herbs such as ginger, galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, lemon, shallots, basil leaves, patchouli or bruising (a little).
2. A container of hot water Stainless steel basin, wooden basin (that can withstand heat)
3. Hot water
4. A large towel
5. Knife, chopping board (for cutting and crushing herbs)

1. The herbs are cut or crushed enough.
2. Bring the aforementioned herbs except borneol or camphor.
put into the prepared container
3. Put hot water into a container with herbs. Enough to flood the drug After that, add a little borneol or camphor.
4. Bend your face to steam in the prepared container and cover your head with a towel. While doing it, it is recommended to close your eyes and take a deep breath.

benefits of soomya
1. Relieve cold symptoms stuffy nose runny nose cough sneezing
2. Shortness of breath
3. Reduce Asthma
4.Increase the flow of blood and wind

Treatment in case of infection or risk of contracting COVID-19

Herbs that we can use when Onset of fever, cough, sore throat, or cold symptoms

Andrographis paniculata

From the point of view of Thai traditional medicine, fever, cough, sore throat or cold symptoms caused by the increased fire element in the body So you can use herbs that have a cooling effect like “Fah Talai Thief” adjusts the heat in the body to balance. But if used in excess of the necessary amount, it may cause the body to be too cold. and can cause adverse reactions such as body numbness Arm and leg weakness Flatulence, diarrhea, etc.

How to use Andrographis paniculata

1) Use at the onset of fever, cough, sore throat or cold symptoms. Eat immediately or within 72 hours, if it improves, you can stop eating. ** Please study contraindications and precautions for use according to the label before eating.

2) If taking and the symptoms do not improve in 2 days, you should see a doctor to find out more. This may be caused by other bacterial infections.

3) Able to eat 3-4 fresh leaves at a time instead, but eating fresh leaves cannot know the exact substance in each leaf.

As for those who have already been infected with COVID-19, they can take Andrographolide extract to relieve the severity of the infection. in the sky paniculata Has the effect of helping to relieve sore throat and flu. The Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine has recommended the use of Andrographis paniculata extract for COVID-19 as follows:

People who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 but still have no symptoms It is recommended to use with Andrographis paniculata extract that contains andrographolide 20 mg three times a day before meals, breakfast, lunch, and dinner (total 60 mg daily) for 5 consecutive days.

The COVID-19 patient with mild symptoms and no risk factors for severe disease It is recommended to use with Andrographis paniculata extract that contains andrographolide 60 mg 3 times a day before meals, breakfast, lunch, and dinner (total 180 mg daily) for 5 consecutive days to help relieve symptoms.

exercise by the science of traditional Thai medicine, Hermit Datton

Due to the current situation of the COVID-19 virus outbreak, the nature of working at work has changed to work from home more, with more sitting at home working. causing more aches and pains throughout the body Making a Hermit Dutton is the answer to exercises that are unique to Thailand. Which shows the politeness and softness that can relieve aches and pains. Which the Institute of Thai Traditional Medicine has selected from 127 Hermit postures to create a continuity of movement into 15 main postures, all 15 postures are useful in balancing almost every part of the body structure. Standing, lying down, and sitting. The most popular posture to do easily is the lazy posture.

The hermit contorted the laziness

Benefit can cure laziness or laziness. and help to work around the hip and can also treat the syndrome of office syndrome

Executive posture

1. Put both hands together and clasp them at chest level.

2. Gently stretch both arms out in front of you while bending your palms facing outward until your arms are straight.

3. Gently turn your face, twist your body with your arms to the right. as much as you can

4. Gently stretch out your arms again. by stretching the body Hold still for about 10 seconds, then slowly loosen. Return to position 2.

5. Do steps 3-5, but turn your face and turn your body with your arms to the left.

6. Gently lift the extended arm upwards.

7. Gently stretch your arms upwards. by stretching the body then slowly loosen Return to the preparatory position for steps 1-7, repeat 3-5 times.

Hermit contortion exercise It is a physical exercise to relieve the symptoms of the disease in various muscles after treatment. and relieve pain