2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 2, PART D
Initiation of Ayurveda medicinal herbs with nutritional therapy to combat COVID-19 pandemic
Author(s): Verma Tripti, Dubey Ritu and Gupta Alka
According to a CDC (Centers for disease control) study, Corona virus is more contagious than previously thought as the Reproductive Number of SARS-COV-2 is 5.7 rather than 2.5 reproductive number of SARS-COV-1 that means one single person can infect 5-6 persons and it become more dangerous when it comes to silent carrier those who get infected with COVID-19 but didn’t show any symptoms could infected a large number of population with COVID making them “UNDOCUMENTED CARRIERS” of the virus. The nationwide tally, meanwhile, has neared 3,66,946 including 12,237 deaths. Maharashtra continues to remain the worst-affected state with 1,16,752 cases and 5,537 deaths, followed by Gujarat. Possible treatments containing omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil, vitamin D to treat COVID-19 Effects and A pragmatic plan for Ayurveda Intervention along with the Plasma Therapy contain antibody of the previously infected COVID patient who was recovered is used to treat the patients of COVID-19 in India it shows better effects on those patients who are on intensive care unit with severe complications. Ayurveda has best potential and possibilities to be employed for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19. Medicinal herbs like Ashwagandha, Giloy, Mulethi, Turmeric, Daalchini has a health rejuvenator which is also widely known for its effectivity in enhancing natural immunity to fight against a number of illnesses such as fever, jaundice, skin diseases, constipation and tuberculosis also known for its anti-inflammatory properties which provide relief while dealing with inflammatory conditions such as gout and arthritis. Mulethi acts as an antacid and reduces free and total HCL levels in the stomach, anti-inflammatory effects and anti-ulcer properties. Ayush-64 is anti-malarial ayurvedic drug, Ayush 64, developed by the ministry of AYUSH, use of sesame oil in the nose, and Tulsi, ginger, Guduchi (tinspora cordifolia) and turmeric in diet. Because at the time there is no suggested vaccine developed for combating COVID in worldwide. Thus the traditional healthcare might produce miracle changes to fight against this pandemic morbidity and mortality rate.
How to cite this article:
Verma Tripti, Dubey Ritu, Gupta Alka. Initiation of Ayurveda medicinal herbs with nutritional therapy to combat COVID-19 pandemic. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(2):182-184.