Jaipur, June 25: Over 18 lakh people in Rajasthan were given an ayurvedic concoction as an immunity booster against coronavirus, state Health Minister Raghu Sharma said on Thursday.
The minister said that the process for the distribution of the concoction (kadha) is still on.
Around 18.84 lakh people have been given a kadha from March 13 to June 24 for the prevention of the infection, the minister said, adding that the ayurvedic mixture was also given to corona warriors and their families.
He said the state government is not leaving any stone unturned to promote the ayurvedic medical system.
People are also being given immunity boosters mentioned in homeopathy and Unani medical systems, he said.
Apart from this, he said, the Ayurveda Department had started a giloy (a kind of herb) plantation campaign, 'Amrita', last month under which 1.50 lakh saplings are being planted.