Synergistic Prophylaxis on COVID-19 by Nature Golden Heart (Piper betle) & Swarna Bhasma
Asian Journal of Research in Dermatological Science,
Corona virus (COVID-19) is an enveloped RNA virus that is diversely initiated in humans and wildlife. An entirety of six species has been identified to cause disease in humans. Viral infections participate a vital role in human diseases and recent outbreaks is the influx globally in form of novel corona .The SS-RNA virus from the enveloped corona virus family caused SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome) which is life threatening viral infection. The spreading of infection is rapid in many countries of the world. As of March 26, 2020, there have been 462,684 confirmed cases globally, and 20,834 deaths have been registered. The World Health Organization (WHO) called COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. In Ayurveda pandemics are called as Janapadodhvansa roga. Coronavirus is an example of the latter. Janapadodhvansa literally means “annihilation of society”. Swarna Bhasma is an proficient dosage form in the Ayurvedic treatment. In the conventional system of medicine some molecules of Gold are skillful for executive of various disorders. Various Sanskrit texts describe the medicinal uses of the heart shaped betel leaves. Leaves of Piper betel rich sources of numerous phytoceuticals and are used in traditional medicinal systems. Many investigation studies on Piper betle has reported its therapeutic properties like anti-malaria, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-diabetic, anti-platelet anti-allergic, oral hygiene and anti-asthmatic effect and wound healing. The present review based on previous outcome of various pharmacological activity of both herbal (Piper betle) and herbo-mineral (Swarna Bhasma) to illustrated the proposed mechanism of the combination of both may be used can be used as prophylaxis and therapeutic treatment for corona patient. Here we review the natural and traditional two drugs and the mechanisms whereby the virus infects cells. Based on this analysis we make conclusions about whether these drugs should be used while we wait for the results of clinical trials.
- Piper betle
- Swarna Bhasma (SB)
- prevention measures
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