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Tuberculosis is a contagious infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis or other members of the family. It has been a global health crisis and has affected many civilizations which makes it one of the top 10 causes of death all around the globe. More than 25 % of the world's T.B cases are found in India. Despite the availability and treatment using anti-TB drugs, the disease has not been yet eradicated with the drugs used have been found to cause side effects. Ayurveda helps people to remain healthy by treatment using universal principles and maintaining a proper lifestyle. Therefore, it is necessary to study the uses of Ayurveda in the treatment of Tuberculosis. This article is a review carried out by studying the research and review works worldwide to present the role of Ayurvedic remedies in managing Tuberculosis. Also, this review is to make the readers and researchers aware and familiar with the topic so that they take the initiative and perform more research on this disease and its treatment. It has been found that there are several ayurvedic remedies available for the treatment and are quite reliable. Some remedies are reported to completely cure Tuberculosis and reduce its symptoms whereas some are good to be used as an adjunct or supportive treatment to anti-TB drugs to fight the side effects. However, there isn't much awareness and research done about the ayurvedic treatment of the disease due to which it is less preferred by the patients.


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MADHURA TIWARI, ATHARVA HASTEKAR, MOHIT SHARMA, & MALI, D. (2022). AYURVEDIC REMEDIES OF TUBERCULOSIS. Innovat International Journal Of Medical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7(2), 6–15. Retrieved from https://www.innovatpublisher.com/index.php/iijmps/article/view/177
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