SCOPE OF AYURVEDA IN PREVENTING COVID-19Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-17
Authors : Shah Nandini Deepshikha; Garg G.P;
Page : 466-472
Keywords : Ayurveda Coronavirus COVID-19 Janpadodwansa Traditional herbs;
The world is facing global pandemic coronavirus which causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) infection mainly affecting the immune system of the body. In a very short span of time it has become a global concern due to its high R0.Many countries are still endeavoring to prevent the disease. Researches are still underway to develop effective vaccine or drugs for COVID 19 disease. Unfortunately, there is no definite preventive or curative medicine available for coronavirus in allopathic system of medicine. As no specific drugs are available in mainstream medicine for treating symptoms of COVID-19, prevention seems to be the best strategy.The traditional health care system can prove to be successful for prophylaxis.Ayurveda is a medical science with well-established scientific principles, practiced in India for several thousands of years. AcharyaCharak has explained the concept of Janpadodwansa which has a direct correlation with COVID pandemic. This article is an attempt to interpret direct correlation between pandemics and Janpadodwansa and provide viable options for COVID-19prevention byAyurvedic medicines like Guduchi, Ashwagandha, Yashtimadhu, Chayavanprash, Suwarna prashan etc.andenhancing the immune system.
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