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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 5-8

COVID-19 prevention through Ayurveda: A literature review

Lecturer, Department of Samhita and Siddhant, North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homoepathy, Shillong, Meghalaya

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sikha Lekharu
House No. 26, B.R.B Road, Happy Villa, Uzanbazar, Guwahati, Assam
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/AYUHOM.AYUHOM_22_21

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The pandemic disease of late 2019-2020 is not unknown to anyone. Severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 or COVID-19 has created havoc globally. Much fast-track research in clinical trial is going on worldwide, but till now, no such successful outcome achieved against this virus. The mutagenic strains of the virus are significantly causing difficulty in understanding the course of the disease and different trials and hypothesis are coming in front. Different preventive aspects of the disease have been discussed and advised by the scientist worldwide. The present review paper aims at focusing on the traditional beliefs of Ayurveda and its role in developing immunity for the prevention of infection by this virus. The role of food, proper sleep, and Yoga in immunomodulation has been discussed in detail in relation to prevention from COVID-19 in specific and seasonal viral diseases in general.

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