Immunization has been one of the biggest success stories of modern medicine. The WHO estimates that at least 10 million deaths were prevented between 2010 and 2015.Ayurveda upholds the unique principles of strengthening innate resistance of an individual in prevention and cure of diseases which is inculcated from the time of conception.The bala or vyadhikshamatva is the functional aspect of ojus.Vyadhi utpadak pratibandhakatva and Vyadhibala virodhitva which are the two aspects of vyadhikshamatva are determined and controlled by the state of Ojus.The immunomodulation is done through the medium of medicines at proper age, dose and state of body along with proper diet,regimen and state of mind.
The study explores the immuno modulation strategies in children through a literature survey through the Brhat trayee and kaumarabhritya classics like Kashyapa samhitha,Arogya kalpadruma along with relevant online articles..”Prakara yoga” will be elaborated for its immunomodulatory action.An experience survey among ayurveda experts for the use of methodologies for use and practicality of these strategies also is included.
Key words : immunomodulation,vyadhikshamatva,ayurveda.
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