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The novel coronavirus has been transmitted all over the world. Many deaths were occurred due to Coronavirus. The main symptoms are pyrexia, fatigue, and dry cough. Some individual also develops a headache, running nose, congestion, sore throat, shortness of breath. At present, no vaccines or medicines available for the prevention and management of Coronavirus disease. Prevention is better than cure. This verse is famous and all known about it. So now the time has come to used or implement this. Prevention is the only measure to fight against Coronavirus. Ayurveda can offer the best option having preventive as well as curative measures. Many herbs have been mentioned in the Ayurvedic texts, which have immunomodulatory action or works as immunobusting drugs. Ashwagandha is well-known or a far old drug which said in Ayurvedic text as a Rasayan and Immunomodulatory activity. Ashwagandha can be used for the prevention of Coronavirus due to it has property like promoting betterment for health and longevity by an increase defence mechanism. Many kinds of research are conducted on Ashwagandha to prove its immunomodulatory, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, Neuroprotective. Anti-stress properties. We concluded, in Systemic review to know the role of Ashwagandha in the prevention and curing symptoms of Coronavirus its efficacy and mechanism in Coronavirus. Some more research studies should be on COVID -19 for experimental and clinical validation to needed. 

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Ashwagandha Coronavirus COVID -19 Immunomodulator Rasayan

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Shweta Dadarao Parwe, Milind Abhimanyu Nisargandha, & Dipak Tryambak Morey. (2020). Role of Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) as Immunomodulator in Coronavirus in a pandemic – A systemic review. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 1649-1654. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL1.4078