EXPLORATION OF AYURVEDA POTENTIAL IN TUBERCULOSIS: CURRENT SCENARIO AND FUTURE PROSPECT

  • Sandipkumar Baheti Research Officer (Ay), Central Ayurveda Research Institute for Respiratory Disorders, Patiala, Punjab
  • Dattatray Dighe* Research Officer (Ay), CDSCO (HQ), Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, New Delhi
  • Abhijeet Kumbhar Assistant Professor, Samhita Siddhanta Department, YCAM College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  • Anjali Prasad Research Officer (Ay), Central Ayurveda Research Institute for Respiratory Disorders, Patiala, Punjab
Keywords: Ayurveda, Antitubercular activity, Clinical research, Rajyakshma, Tuberculosis.

Abstract

Eight countries accounted for 66% of the new cases with India (27%) at top. Anti-TB drugs are one of the commonest group underlying idiosyncratic hepatotoxicity worldwide. Ayurveda is living science which is helpful to each individual to be a healthy by advocacy of lifestyle and treatment by universal principle. In present scenario the role of Ayurveda in the management of TB is very scanty and mostly limited to adjunct or supportive therapy which cannot be simply neglected. In this review an attempt is made to throw a light on history of tuberculosis, it’s related literature in Ayurveda classics, different Kalpas and drugs which may useful, and their anti-tubercular potential and current trend of practice and research on tuberculosis. The main objective is to make familiar the researchers and readers to take further initiative in future to conduct more research on this contagious killer disease.

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Published
2020-06-06
How to Cite
Sandipkumar Baheti, Dattatray Dighe*, Abhijeet Kumbhar, & Anjali Prasad. (2020). EXPLORATION OF AYURVEDA POTENTIAL IN TUBERCULOSIS: CURRENT SCENARIO AND FUTURE PROSPECT. International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharma Research, 8(5), 19-32. Retrieved from https://ijapr.in/index.php/ijapr/article/view/1477
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