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COVID-19 pandemic situations generate myths that create doubt in society that things have to follow due to some misunderstanding and inadequate shreds of evidence ancient medicine lacking behind despite tremendous potential. Various modalities are in force to prevent a pandemic situation; the Dept of AYUSH is playing a very vital role in this condition. The dept. of AYUSH, Govt. of India giving rise to funding to various research institutes, private organizations, and deemed universities. Simultaneously, to combat pandemic situation AYUSH department focusing on Yoga, Pranayama, consumption of immunomodulatory drugs, herbal medicines, diet regimen and release protocol for COVID-19 mild, moderate and severe conditions. In Ayurveda the Kriyakalpa have mentioned: the therapeutic procedures used to cure the disease and practicably act with prescribed guidelines for specific disorders related to the eyes and ear. The Gandush (oil pulling), one of the types of Kriyakalpa, also can be useful to prevent airborne infections. This procedure helps for the oral cavity's excellent health, which can avoid diseases through the air, increasing the immunity power of surrounding organs and avoiding favorable conditions to get infected. It is readily responsive to clear nasal and oral route and decrease Kapha Dosha. This is a very cost effective and easily adoptable procedure having a negligible diet regime and precautionary measures.

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Gandush Oil Pulling COVID-19 Oral Cavity

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Twinkal Mahakale, Gaurav Sawarkar, Vaishali Kuchewar, & Pramod Khobragade. (2020). A concise review of oil pulling as a precautionary measure in COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 1673-1676. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL1.4047