Role of Haridra In Pranavaha Srotas Vyadhi With Special Reference To Covid -19 Symptoms.
The COVID-19 is caused by SARS-CoV-2, a newly discovered member of the Coronaviridae family of viruses which is a highly communicable. There is no effective medical treatment till date for Coronavirus disease hence prevention is the best way to keep disease away. In COVID-19 the Respiratory system (Pranavaha srotas ) mainly get affected which is evident from its symptoms like cold, cough and breathlessness. Pranvaha srotas are responsible for all activities associated with the respiratory system. This connects the lungs and the heart into a single unit. The factors that change this process are described and cause many of the signs and symptoms caused by Swasa Roga - respiratory-related diseases, commonly found in COVID-19 cases. Haridra which is also called as Golden herb helps in enhancing immune system and strengthening functions of Respiratory system can be useful. Haridra is understood as Indian Saffron, which is used as a spice in Indian and Chinese cuisine and is traditionally used in good times. In Ayurveda, its use has been well documented in the treatment of respiratory diseases such as asthma, allergies and liver disorders, anorexia, rheumatism, diabetes, cough and sinusitis, antihepatotoxic anti-inflammatory activity, anti-inflammatory activity , anti-depressant activity, inhibition of platelet aggregation, human topoisomerase i and ii enzyme inhibitory activity, antifungal activity and mosquitocidal activity, neuroprotective activity, hypoglycemic activity, hypolipidaemic activity, antifungal activity, wound healing activity, anti-allergen activity and anti-histamine activity.