Lucknow: After its proposal to make floor cleaners using cow urine, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give a push to the use of cow urine in preparing medicines.

“The Ayurveda department has prepared eight medicines using gau mutra which can prove to be useful in case of liver ailments, joint pain and immunity deficiency,” said the department’s director Dr RR Chaudhary.

The department, which has two pharmacies (in Lucknow and Pilibhit) along with other private units, is preparing Ayurvedic medicines using cow urine, cow milk and ghee,” he said.

There are eight Ayurvedic medical colleges in the state in Banda, Jhansi, Muzaffarnagar, Allahabad, Varanasi, Bareilly, Lucknow and Pilibhit.

“In these medical colleges, degree course in ayurvedic medicine is imparted. Along with this, in these medical colleges, everyday thousands of patients come for treatment.

Elaborating on the benefits of Ayurveda, the director said, “Gau Mutra is an integral part of Ayurveda, and there are eight medicines, which are made using cow urine and other cow products.

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