Samantha Ruth Prabhu recently advocated for an alternative method of treating viral infections. She shared a picture on her Instagram story demonstrating the use of a nebuliser, a device that administers medication in mist form directly to the lungs. In her caption, Samantha suggested trying an alternative approach before resorting to medication for common viral illnesses. “Before taking medication for a common viral, consider trying an alternative approach. One option is to nebulise with a mixture of Hydrogen peroxide and distilled water. Works like magic. Avoid unnecessary use of pills,” read the caption of her viral Insta story. Samantha Ruth Prabhu Faces Backlash for ‘Misleading and Misinforming‘ Her Followers About ’Detoxing the Liver’ on Her Podcast Take 20.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu's Viral Insta Story 

Samantha Ruth Prabhu Instagram

Responding to Samantha's post, The Liver Doc criticised the actress for advocating the use of a nebuliser with hydrogen peroxide. He cited The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America's warning against such practices, labelling them as dangerous to health. The Liver Doc emphasised that promoting these methods could potentially lead to charges for endangering public health in a rational and scientifically progressive society. Samantha Ruth Prabhu Quashes Reports of Her Illness Myositis Being Life-Threatening, Says 'I Am Not Dying Anytime Soon'.

The Liver Doc Slams Samantha Ruth Prabhu

For those unfamiliar, Cyriac Abby Philips is an Indian hepatologist and clinician-scientist. On social media, he is known as The Liver Doc, where he shares critical perspectives on alternative medicine backed by his research and findings.

Is It Safe to Nebulise Hydrogen Peroxide?

Hydrogen peroxide is a potent oxidising agent. When nebulised and inhaled, it can reportedly cause oxidative stress and damage to lung tissues. It may also affect the mucosal lining of the respiratory tract.

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