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Rasayana is one of the unique branches of Ayurveda & it is suggested to increase ojas. Modern scientific observation’s on Rasayana shows that rejuvenating drugs can protect the body against detrimental effects of the atmosphere in which we survive, by augmenting the individual’s capability to fight against disease-carrying organism through stimulating the immune system. The Rasayana therapy improves the merits of rasa, build up to it with nutrients so one can attain prolonged existence, memories, intellect, freedom from diseases, quality in lustre, complexion and voice, optimal improvement of physique and all sense organs. Rasayana is very useful to increase the immunity of the person to keep him away from disease. Rasayana herbs have antioxidant properties which prevent the damage caused by free radicals. According to Ayurveda, Rasayana brings about proper nourishment, growth &enhanced function of all sevens dhatus (tissues). Rejuvenation therapy affects body &mind at the same time it checks the effect of early ageing on both, and enhance the body’s resistance to disease. Considering the grave situation of COVID -19 where effective medicine is yet to be invented, one should develop a healthy immune system for survival. Rasayana drugs provide nutritional supplementation along with enhancing immunity to fight against viral infections such as COVID -19.

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Rasayana Antioxidants COVID -19 Viral Infections

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Amit S. Deshmukh, Renu Rathi, & Bharat Rathi. (2020). Concept of Rasayana: Unique Ayurvedic Approach in Preventing Infectious Diseases with Special Emphasis on COVID-19. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 938-941. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL1.3216