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American Journal of Pharmacological Sciences. 2022, 10(1), 8-11
DOI: 10.12691/ajps-10-1-2
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Herbal Immunomodulator in View of Omicron Virus - A Review

Neha Tyagi1, Santosh Kumar Verma2, Ajeet 3, , Girendra Kumar Gautum4 and Ashwani Jagra5

1Department of Pharmacy, IIMT, Saharanpur, U.P., India

2RCP Universe, Roorkee, U.K., India

3Sanskar College of Pharmacy and Research, Ghaziabad, U.P., India

4Shri Ram Group of Colleges, Muzaffarnagar, U.P., India

5Gurukul Kangri (Deemed to be) University, Haridwar, U.K., India

Pub. Date: May 19, 2022

Cite this paper:
Neha Tyagi, Santosh Kumar Verma, Ajeet , Girendra Kumar Gautum and Ashwani Jagra. Herbal Immunomodulator in View of Omicron Virus - A Review. American Journal of Pharmacological Sciences. 2022; 10(1):8-11. doi: 10.12691/ajps-10-1-2

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a global medical crisis of unprecedented proportions. The death rate and infected people is rising on a daily basis all over the world. This situation is so much worse because of the potential for disasterous situations with variety of social and economic factors. Effective infection monitoring is still being developed, and efforts are being made to integrate traditional interventions with standard of care. With special reference to respiratory health, the Ministry of Aayush recommends the self-care guidelines for preventive health measures and boosting immunity. Ayurvedic literature and scientific publications back up these claims. There is a lot of research on natural substances that can affect immune function in addition to plant compounds. There are some examples suggest by Ministry of Aayush such as Gargle with a pinch of turmeric and salt in warm water. Gargling can also be done with water boiled with Triphala (dried fruits of Emblica officinalis, Terminalia chebula, and Terminalia bellerica) or Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra). Once or twice a day, apply medicated oil (Anu taila or Shadbindu Taila), plain oil (Sesame or Coconut), or nasal application of cow's ghee (Goghrita), especially before going out and after returning home. Antimicrobials, or "immune-boosters," are a class of plants that work directly on bacteria or viruses while also boosting the immune system's overall performance. Volatile oils are common, yet active pharmacological substances are numerous and complex. Herbs such as: Allium sativum (Garlic), Baptisia tinctoria (Wild Indigo), Echinacea sp. (Echinacea), Thuja occidentalis (Thuja), Usnea sp. (Old Man’s Beard).

Keywords:
herbals Covid-19 omicron Ayurvedic formulations

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