AYURVEDIC VIEW OF IMMUNIZATION IN 21ST CENTURY - A REVIEW ARTICLE
‘Swasthasya Swasthya Rakshanam’, the very first aim of Charaka Samhita. It is on priority fundamental to understand, Ayurveda has in itself the essence of Vaccination or inoculation. Need for vaccination was felt in Modern science since 1800 onwards. But, however health and medicine scholar have described vaccination on the top in public health in 20th century. In the present era i.e. in the 21st century, infectious diseases are spreading on a large scale. To treat all the organisms at a time is not possible. Hence, the concept of vaccination plays an important role in preventive medicine. But, however, prevention of disease still remains out of reach. Therefore, this is high time for a nation to encourage the traditional system of medicine which provides a potential mechanism for the development of immunity in children. The prophylactic approach of Ayurveda is consistent, effective and Harmless. Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine provides lots of Lehana drugs which are supposed to built up the immunity and strength in children.
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