Document Type : Research Article
Introduction:KabasuraKudineerChooranam is a formulation that is used traditionally by Siddha practitioners for treating common respiratory ailments like flu. The usage of KabasuraKudineerChooranam is increased during Covid -19.Aim: To understand the attitudes and self-use of kabasurakudineer among health care professionals in ChennaiMaterials and Methods:The descriptive online cross-sectional survey using snowball sampling was carried out among health care professionals in Chennai. A pretested and well-structured questionnaire consisting of closed-ended questions was employed to assess perception and usage of KabasuraKudineer.The estimated sample size is 456.The differences in the attitude, belief and usage of KabasuraKudineer among health care professionals was compared using the Chi-square test. Spearman correlation was used to correlate between medical, dental and nursing professions. Results:Only 28 health care professionals have heard of kabasurakudineer before covid 19 and it was positively correlated between all the three groups.Most of them does not like the taste of KabasuraKudineer and only few had prescribed kabasurakudineer to their patients. Conclusion:There is a better view of Kabasurakudineer among the medical professionals which might be because of that they are routinely taking care of COVID-infected patients followed by the nursing professionals and dental profession.