VYADHIKSHAMATVA (IMMUNITY) – CONCEPT OF AYURVEDA WHICH IS A BOON DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC- A REVIEW ARTICLE
M. B. Gaur and Vartika Kashyap*
Covid-19 caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV- 2), is an unprecedented pandemic which has impacted the entire world and continues to do so. Despite the best of efforts even by the best health care providing countries of the world, the disease has spread globally and doesn’t seem to stop unless we come up with evidence based and clinically proved prophylactic measures. Ever since this pandemic emerged, there has been a constant conflict whether ayurveda can prove to play a vital role in current crisis. Well, trials are going on for evidence based study which is conducted in large institutions in collaboration with the MoHFW. The most worked upon concept of ayurveda in present crisis of Covid 19 is vyadhikshamatva (immunity/resistance against diseases). Varying response of individuals towards corona virus makes the concept of immune response all the more significant. Ayurveda has defined vyadhikshamatva and factors aiding to it in detail that will be discussed in present study.
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