PREVENTION AND TREATMENT APPROACH IN UNANI MEDICINE AGAINST COVID-19- A REVIEW
Shehanshah Wali Moazzam*, Faisel Manzoor
The ongoing pandemic Corona virus disease (Covid-19) is a public health emergency of international concern and has posed a major challenge to global public health. It’s a Novel infection which is caused by SARS CoV-2 with Serious Clinical manifestation i.e. Fever, Cough, Cold, Respiratory distress further may result into Death. Environmental factors Air pollution, Smoking and other Systemic illness (DM, HTN, Asthma) likely increases the severity of Covid-19. Immune response is essential to eliminate virus and to Preclude disease progression to severe stages. Therefore, Strategies to boost immune response are certainly important. Objective- At this time there is no effective pharmaceutical treatment for covid- 19. Therefore, the major aim of this systematic review is to summarize the evidence regarding the preventive measures, control options such as immunostimulator and prophylactic treatment in Unani medicine against Covid- 19. Methodology- Through Ancient Unani literature, Journals related to epidemics and its comparison with Covid-19. Conclusion- Present review has been studied in the light of Unani medicine. Which conclude that Unani drugs and their Formulation has potency to manage Covid-19.
Keywords: Covid-19, Immunostimulator, Unani Medicine, SARS, Immune response.
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