National Journal Of Research in Ayurved Science

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  KEYWORDS: -Chicken Pox, Masurika/LaghuMasurika, Prevention, Treatment.

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CHAVHAN, D. (2019). AYURVED & MODERN VIEW IN CHICKEN POX (MASURIKA/LAGHU MASURIKA): A REVIEW. National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 7(01). Retrieved from http://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/276


  BACKGROUND:   According to modern literature Chicken pox is an aerosol disease caused by virus called ‘Varicella zoster’. It is highly contagious disease; it progressively spreads from ill ones to healthy, like cold & flu. Age group under 10 years is mostly affected by this disease & in adults it occurs rarely. For prevention Chicken Pox vaccine is must to be given two times in the age between 10 months to 15 months & in 4 years to 6 years. But after vaccinating against Chicken Pox some of them also suffer from this disease. In Ayurveda according to Madhav Nidana chicken pox   (Masurika/LaghuMasurika) is caused by Grahadosha as well as by vitiation of Tridoshas i.e. Vata, Pitta, Kapha & also by consuming excessive sour, salty, bitter food items & Virudhaahara Sevan (eg. Milk with fish etc.). Ayurveda also gives preventive & curative measures for this disease.

  OBJECTIVES: To study review literature of Chicken Pox   (Masurika/LaghuMasurika) through Ayurved & Modern text.

  METHODS: The ancient knowledge of Chicken Pox (Masurika/Laghu Masurika) through Samhitas, modern literature and various journal, internet is gathered and data is collected for this study.

  RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: After the study of literature, it is clear that Chicken Pox   (Masurika/LaghuMasurika) is prevented & treated by Ayurveda & Modern science.


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