Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/56246
Title: Ayurvedic paradigm for COVID-19 prophylaxis and management strategies
Authors: Kumar, A
Rai, A K
Chiluveri, A C
Chiluveri, S K
Londhe, D
Singh, R
Kumar, S
Goel, S
Keywords: Ayurveda;COVID-19 pandemic;Immunomodulator;Integrative medicine;Prophylaxis;Traditional medicine
Issue Date: Dec-2020
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.20: A61P 37/02
Abstract: The prophylactic and therapeutic potential of traditional systems of medicine like Ayurveda has not being explored to its maximum in the search for effective solutions to the COVID-19 crisis. The present work is an attempt to strategize the strength of Ayurveda in the prophylaxis and management of COVID-19 as a standalone system or integrated with conventional medicine. The restorative protocols for COVID-19 may be planned on the line of management principles described for infectious diseases, epidemics, fever, and respiratory ailments in Ayurveda with single herb and formulations having proven immunomodulatory and anti-viral properties. The way forward is to adopt an integrative approach by taking leads from Ayurveda and incorporating it into the action strategy to fight this pandemic.
Page(s): 25-36
URI: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/56246
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.19(Spl) [December 2020]

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