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Consuming too much 'kadha' may have adverse effects

Consuming too much 'kadha' may have adverse effects

By Puja Gupta

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANSlife) As the world awaits the vaccine for Covid-19, the unprecedented novel Coronavirus continues to rage on. While most lockdown restrictions have been lifted and the country has inched closer to normalcy, plethora of information on combatting the spread of the virus, preventing potential infection, and safeguarding oneself through the consumption of certain ‘DIY Immunity Boosting Concoctions is making the rounds on social media. However, experts are noting a surge in side-effects amongst people who are consuming these homemade 'kadhas'; the issue being repeated and high dose consumption of these home remedies.

Covid-19 scare has prompted widespread consumption of ‘kadha' (herbal concoction) that usually includes Ginger, Lemon, Garlic, Turmeric, Pepper, Aloe Vera or berries.

Talking about the impact of excessive consumption of homemade 'kadha's', Dr Sanjay Shah, General Physician, Fortis Hospital, Mulund recalls a peculiar case, he says "in a young patient, bleeding was

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