Awareness about Medicinal Indigenous Plants during COVID-19

Sumi Raj, Mithilesh Verma, Sangeeta Gupta, Anjali Singh


The coronavirus family's severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The disease became a pandemic after the fi rst case was identifi ed in Wuhan, China, December 2019. The present study is on “Awareness about medicinal indigenous plants during COVID-19” which was undertaken during 2021-2022 to see the Utility of medicinal indigenous plants to maintain immunity against COVID-19'' in four diff erent localities would be randomly selected in Kanpur district. 30 respondents will be selected randomly from each locality. Thus, in all 120 respondents will be selected for the study. Most of the respondents were belong to 30-40 years of age group, and majority of respondents in the study area were found to be post graduate and above, limited access to source of information television, mobile phones as their communication. The study concludes that most respondents were agree with awareness about medicinal indigenous plants during COVID-19. They were agreeing about Neem is anti-viral eff ect and Tulsi boosts the production of antibodies. The study also concluded that the respondents were agree about cloves helps to stop the growth of microorganism. Also, there was awareness regarding Ginger helps to prevent stress and promote healthy aging. Key words: Awareness; Immunity; Medicinal; Pandemic; Respondents.

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