Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Siddha medicine


ASSESSING OF KNOWLEDGE OF SIDDHA MEDICINE HAVING ANTIVIRAL PROPERTY

Vamshi Ram V; Dr. Dinesh Premavathy; Dr. Preetha S

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 139-148

Siddha medicine is an ancient system of medicine practicing in south India till today. In the siddha system, it is considered as each and every individual is a microcosm of this universe. The human body consists of the five primordial elements earth, water, fire, and space and it contains the 3 humours- vatha, pitta, and kapha and the several physical constituents. Based on these humors, the siddha system of medicine detecting, analysing and treating the various diseases.The siddha system of medicine deals with curing all diseases including microbial, bone related disorder, etc. without causing any side effects. The main aim of the study is to assess the antiviral property of the siddha medicine. A survey based questionnaire was done to create knowledge about the antiviral property of siddha medicine. A total questionnaire of 15 questions were collected by google form SPSS statistical analysis was done. The results were collected and data were analysed. The overall awareness of all sub groups was fair reporting correct answers. This study concludes that awareness and measures have been taken towards siddha medicine having antiviral property.