Preventive measures of Ayurveda and Yoga for Covid-19 Prophylaxis

  • Yallabandi Sita priya Darsini student
  • J. Ravi Kumar Reddy
  • D. Basava Raju

Abstract

Covid -19 outbreak is now a frustrating entity to the medical field and having dreadful impacts on the global health care system & its economy. A standard timeline of treatment for this entity is not yet being established. This situation demands an alternative search for its treatment in other science & also emphasises the importance of its prevention in the current situation by improving immunity. The basic aim of this paper is to search for various treatment & preventative regimes in Ayurveda, Yoga, Pranayama, and Meditation for the management of different communicable diseases. Various references in Ayurveda show that both preventative & curative aspect of airborne communicable diseases can be fulfilled with the help of Ayurveda. By the adopting Ayurvedic measures such as following proper Dincharaya, Rutucharya, Sadvritta, Achara Rasayana, Panchakarma , Shaman Cikitsa & Rasayana, Yogapachara , Spiritual therapies, Dhoopana Karma; both physical and mental health can be maintained & occurrence & spreading of such diseases can avoid. During this covid 19 pandemic, peoples maybe got stress and depression. To avoid such conditions used pranayama and meditation for better treatment. This was an encouraging development and a good initiative for the treatment.

Keywords: Ayurveda, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga, Covid -19, SARS-COV-2

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Sita priya Darsini, Y., J. R. K. Reddy, and D. B. Raju. “Preventive Measures of Ayurveda and Yoga for Covid-19 Prophylaxis”. International Journal of Drug Regulatory Affairs, Vol. 8, no. 4, Dec. 2020, pp. 14-19, doi:10.22270/ijdra.v8i4.429.