‘Bal Raksha Kit’- Things to Know

All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), under the AYUSH ministry, has developed “Bal Raksha Kit” which is an immunity boosting kit.

Key Points

  • This kit was developed keeping the third wave of the coronavirus disease in mind.
  • This is an immunity booting kit, to protect the children up to the age of 16 from covid-19 infection till the time a vaccine is developed for them.
  • On the occasion of National Ayurveda Day on November 2, 2021. About 10,000 kits will be distributed free-of-cost.

Aim of the kit

This kit has been developed with the aim of amplifying the immunity of children in order to help them fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, that causes covid-19 disease.

Significance of the kit

This kit is significant because no Covid-19 vaccine available for the children in India yet.

Ingredients of the kit

Bal Raksha kit contains a syrup made up of basil, giloy, liquorice, cinnamon and dry grapes, which are have amazing medicinal qualities. The kit also comprises of Annu oil, Sitopaladi and Chyawanprash. These products help in boosting the immunity level with regular consumption.

Who prepared it?

This kit has been developed under the strict guidelines of ministry of Ayush while it was manufactured by Indian Medicines Pharmaceutical Corporation Limited (IMPCL) in Uttarakhand.

What other kit AIIA has developed?

Apart from Bal Raksha Kit, AIIA has previously developed ‘Swasthya Raksha Kit’, ‘Arogya Raksha Kit’ as well as ‘Ayu Raksha Kit’.


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