Immunity enhancing ability of Agasthya Harithaki Rasayanaya with special reference to Pranavahasrothus Roga (Respiratory tract Diseases): A review

Authors

  • Gunathilaka L.M.T.I.D. Temporary Demonstrator, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Karunaratne T.D.N Senior Lecturer, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Wimalasiri Y.S.G Senior Lecturer, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Ishara M.D.P. Temporary Lecturer, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka

Abstract

Now a day, there is a pandemic situation in infectious disease of respiratory track and researchers reviewing multi-disciplinary aspects of immune boosting methods in the body and preventive measures of respiratory infections. Proper immune response and pulmonary functions should be restored in case of respiratory infectious disease. Agasthya Harithaki Rasayanaya is a famous Avaleha Kalpana used to prevent and cure for Pranavaha Srotasroga (respiratory disease). Rasayana drugs would be improving the physical quality of life by producing best functions of dhatus by tissue nourishment which help to enhance ojas and Vyadhikshamathva. In Ayurveda concept immunity define as the Vyadhikshamathwa or shareerabala. The word Vyadhi meaning is diseases, kshamathwa mean resist agents the disease. This is a review study to find out the Agasthya Harithaki Rasayanaya effects of Agasthya Harithaki Rasayanaya on respiratory disease and immunity. The data was collected from authentic texts, websites and previous research findings. Formula of Agasthya Harithaki Rasayanaya has 22 ingredients. According to the data it was revealed that Agasthya Harithaki Rasayanaya consists of immune boosting herbs in that formula. Out of 22 ingredients, 20 ingredients consist of immunity enhancing properties in the body. It was found that mainly vathakaphashamana action prominent in this formula so, this rasayana can be used to manage respiratory disease. Agasthya Harithaki Rasayanaya can be used as an immune booster for emerging infectious disease in the management of respiratory disease after further studies

Keywords:

Agasthya Harithaki Rasayanaya, Immunity, Vyadhi Kshamathwa, Respiratory disease

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29-04-2022
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Gunathilaka L.M.T.I.D., Karunaratne T.D.N, Wimalasiri Y.S.G, and Ishara M.D.P. “Immunity Enhancing Ability of Agasthya Harithaki Rasayanaya With Special Reference to Pranavahasrothus Roga (Respiratory Tract Diseases): A Review”. Journal of Innovations in Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, vol. 9, no. 2, Apr. 2022, pp. 24-29, https://jipbs.com/index.php/journal/article/view/419.

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