RATIONALE BEHIND THE COMPARISON OF KABA SURAM AND OTHER SURAMS WITH CORONAVIRUS DISEASE AND OTHER VIRAL FEVERS – A LITERATURE REVIEW
Keywords:Chickungunya, Covid 19, Dengue, Siddha, Suram, Swine Flu
Objectives: This article intended to discuss about the rationale behind the comparison of coronavirus disease (COVID 19) and other viral fevers signs and symptoms with “Kaba Suram” and others Surams signs and symptoms with available source of Siddha literatures. Materials and Methods: Research Type: Systemic review. Design: Literature review will be done by collection of available text references from authenticated Siddha texts. Reference Authenticated Siddha Texts: 1. Yugimuni Vaithya Sinthamani, 2. Sura Vagadam, 3. Theran Karisal, 4. Theran Yamaga Venba, and 5. Sura Venba. Conclusion: Based on inference derived from Results and Discussion, we came to conclude that signs and symptoms of various viral fevers (COVID-19, dengue, chikungunya, and swine flu) are most commonly matched with the signs and symptoms of Kaba Suram, Pitha Suram, Vatha Suram, and Kaba Pitha Suram which are already mentioned in Siddhar authenticated texts.
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