Ayurveda considerations on Infectious diseases and their preventive measures w.s.r. to current pandemic situation

  • Ranjita Naharia
  • Anand Prakash Verma


Ayurveda described term “Sankramaka Roga” for communicable diseases which mainly occurs due to the microbial transmissions. These diseases can transmit from one to anther through physical, chemical and biological means. The pathogenesis of such diseases arises due to the effect of microbial toxins inside the body. Antibiotics, lifestyle modification, immune-therapy, natural drugs, ayurveda formulations and purification measures, etc. are some approaches of various medical field which utilizes to prevent and treat Sankramaka Roga. The mass destruction of population by Sankramaka Roga termed as Janapadodhwamsa which resembles pandemic of modern science. Good immune system play vital role towards the prevention of Sankramaka Roga. Ayurveda concept of Ahara-Vihara helps greatly to boost immunity thus maintains good health status and enhances resistance against infectious diseases. This article explores Ayurveda view on Sankramaka Roga and their management through natural ways of healing.

Keywords: Ayurveda, Sankramaka Roga, Infections, Janapadodhwamsa, Pandemic


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Naharia, R., and A. P. Verma. “Ayurveda Considerations on Infectious Diseases and Their Preventive Measures W.s.r. To Current Pandemic Situation”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 6, no. 2, June 2021, pp. 29-32, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v6i2.97.
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