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Prevention against COVID 19- Boosting Immunity from Ayurveda and Yoga

Introduction 

As the world scrambles to discover a solution for COVID-19, we should rather concentrate on boosting the body’s immunity, which may help limit the effects caused by the Corona Virus. Ayurvedic herbs tulsi, cinnamon, black pepper, shunthi (dry ginger) and raisins along with yoga are impressive weapons to broaden the body’s insusceptibility against most of the infections.

In this regard, Honorable Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, had emphasized the benefits of Ayurveda and asked individuals to practice yoga as a part of their lifestyle to combat the contagious infection.

Coronavirus sickness 2019 (COVID-19) is a transferable disease brought by serious, intense respiratory disorder (SARS-CoV-2). The illness was first recognized in December 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei, and later on, it became a pandemic.

Typical symptoms

  • Fever
  • Dry Cough 
  • Shortness of breath

Adjunct symptoms

  • Weakness
  • Muscle torment
  • Diarrhea
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of smell and
  • Abdominal torment

While most cases bring gentle indications, some advances to viral pneumonia and multi-organ failure. Over 1.78 million instances of COVID-19 have been accounted for in 210 nations, of which 405,000 individuals have been recovered, even though there might be a chance of re-infection. Individuals can likewise get this deadly infection by contacting an infected surface subsequently leading to their mouth. The infection can sustain on surfaces for as long as 72 hours depending upon their corresponding nature. There is no immunization or explicit antiviral treatment for COVID-19 yet. The Doctors include the treatment of indications, strong consideration, confinement, and exploratory measures.

COVID 19-Detection

The standard technique for finding is by constant converse interpretation in polymerase chain response (RRT-PCR) from a nasopharyngeal swab. Chest CT imaging may likewise be useful for determination in people where there is a high doubt of contamination dependent on manifestations and hazard factors yet isn’t prescribed for routine screening.

Preventive measures against COVID 19 

  • Regular hand washing. 
  • Social Distancing.
  • Covering face with masks and using elbows while sneezing.
  • Getting unwashed hands far from the face. 

Immunity boosters-Prevention is better than cure

1. Ashwagandha

Scientific Name: Withania somnifera

Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb with multiple health benefits. It can reduce anxiety and stress, help fight depression, boost fertility and testosterone in men and enhances brain functioning.

Ashwagandha may be an easy and effective way to improve your health and quality of life by catalyzing the immunity. It builds the quantity of pathogen-battling specialists and switches the evil effects of anticancer medications on the body’s immunity. 

2. Garlic 

Scientific Name: Allium sativum

Garlic being hostile to parasitic and possess nutritive properties used as a safe immunity booster. In Ayurveda Garlic is an amazing common cancer prevention agent, which shields the body from bacterial and viral contaminations, without bringing any reactions. It is a decent medication against cold and chest diseases throughout the winter. 

3. Ginger-lemon-cinnamon tea

Scientific Names |Ginger: Zingiber officinale| Lemon: Citrus limon |Cinnamon: Cinnamomum verum

It is an Ayurvedic herb with invulnerable boosting benefits. Ginger strengthens the insusceptible framework, forestalls sickness and calms an annoyed stomach. Ginger is powerful in keeping your body warm, and assists break with bringing down the collection of poisons in your organs. Add ginger to a sauteed dish, or bubble it, to make ginger tea with some added lemon, and a pinch of cinnamon for a lovely and a recuperating hot beverage.

4. Turmeric Milk

Scientific Name: Curcuma longa

Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)–India, has likewise suggested 150 ml hot milk mixture with a teaspoon of turmeric powder twice a day as a part of their daily routine. 

Some other Preventing measures you can take against COVID-19

  • Drink warm water. 
  • Rehearsing yoga asana, pranayama for 30 minutes consistently.
  • Use turmeric, cumin, coriander and garlic in cooking.
  • Taking 10 gm of chyavanprash in the morning.
  • Jaggery, crisp juice can likewise be effective for the battle against COVID-19.

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*Disclaimer: The above advisory does not claim to be a treatment for COVID 19. 

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