Govt working on using cow urine for medicines, treating cancer, says health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey

'It is used even for the treatment of incurable disease like cancer', he said

Asian News International September 08, 2019 14:06:13 IST
Govt working on using cow urine for medicines, treating cancer, says health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey
  • Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey said, AYUSH Ministry is working on using cow urine for preparation of medicines

  • 'It is used even for the treatment of incurable disease like cancer', he said

  • 'The government is working on the protection and conservation of cows', he said

Coimbatore: Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey said on Saturday that AYUSH Ministry is seriously working on using cow urine for preparation of medicines and for treatment of cancer.

Govt working on using cow urine for medicines treating cancer says health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey

File image of Union Minister Ashwini Choubey at a press conference in Coimbatore. ANI

"Cow urine is used in the preparation of several types of medicines. It is used even for the treatment of incurable disease like cancer. The urine of the indigenous variety of cow is often used. The Ministry of AYUSH is seriously working on it," said Ashwini Kumar Choubey.

"The government is working on the protection and conservation of cows," he said. "Non-communicable diseases like diabetes and cancer are a challenge all over the world. We cannot claim to eliminate the diseases completely but we can control it and for it, the government of India has set a deadline 2030 under sustainable development goal," said Choubey.

He also said that the Health Ministry is studying a proposal to include cancer treatment under the Ayushman Bharat Prime Minister Jana Arogya Yojana (JAY), The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) does development, education and research in the field of alternative medicine.

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