With two policemen tested positive for dengue in chennai, City police commissioner A K Viswanathan ordered the distribution of the Siddha herbal drug, ‘Nilavembu Kudineer’, considered a remedy for dengue fever and chikungunya. Nilavembu kudineer was distributed to all police officers in stations across the city. The drink is also being distributed to all police quarters where families of police officers reside.
Adults are given 60 ml of the decoction while children are given 30 ml. The medicine was obtained from the Chennai Corporation and will be distributed for three days. “It can be taken twice a day for five days as per doctor’s advice to protect oneself from fevers by improving immunity,” a police officer added.
Source : The Times Of India