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Critical Study on Pandemic 2020 Symptoms to Correlate with Efficacy of Trikatu Revived in Literary Research

Rajashri Ajabrao Bomble


Ayurveda is the science of life. It has various formulations and natural remedies for healing and curing today’s modern world diseases and unhealthy conditions as well. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected people across the globe. The symptoms of COVID-19 varied from development of easily curable symptoms to getting worst situations of hospitalization and then turning critical. The curable symptoms included moderate fever, cough, weakness, and sore throat that were seen to be easily curable with quarantine behavior. COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the SARS.CoV-2 virus. Some people getting diagnosed with this virus recovered without specialized hospital treatment while others probably with low immunity, and already suffering from other diseases needed special medical attention and treatment which even crossed the quarantine period. Ayurveda has various basic and applied aspects which offers good recovery from such life-threating symptoms. It deals with managing and healing the symptoms based on old life-saving principles mentioned in the scriptures from ancient Ayurveda. It has successfully treated such symptoms in the past related to diseases such as Shwas and Kaas, also Jwar. The lifestyle of people in today’s fast world has contributed in lowering their immune system in various ways producing life-threatening impact on health. Acharya Sushrut in Sushrut Samhita has mentioned that lifestyle of people have undergone a major shift due to today’s fast-paced life. Acharya Sushrut in Sushrut Samhita has mentioned that Trikatu, has been used in different preparation for preventing many diseases such as Atisara, Kasa, Shwasa, Pandu Roga etc. Reviewing Trikatu for COVID-19 symptoms can give new outlook for upcoming health situations through Ayurvedic remedies.

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