Yogic practices aid in prevention and maintenance of health. Classical Yogic texts such as Hathayoga Pradipika, Gherand Samhita describe different Yogic techniques for prevention and to overcome various disorders of body and mind. Hathayoga Pradipika and Gherand Samhita described Shatakarma i.e. six cleansing processes. Shatakarma consists of six cleansing processes namely Dhauti, Basti, Neti, Trataka, Nauli, Kapalabhati. Neti Kriya is one of the Shatakarma which helps in preventing and managing upper respiratory tract diseases. A rapid transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome Corona virus 2 has led to the novel corona virus disease 2019 (COVID 19) pandemic. The current emphasis is on preventing strategies such as physical distancing, face mask and hand washing. In this review, A Jala Neti has been suggested to be useful in the prevention and reducing transmission of viral acute respiratory tract infections. We found Jala Neti is non- invasive, non-pharmacological, affordable, safe and effective mode to prevent and improve quality of respiratory health.
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