The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus-2 is a novel coronavirus belonging to the family coronaviridae and is now known to be responsible for the outbreak of a series of recent acute atypical respiratory infections originating in Wuhan, China. The disease caused by this virus, termed coronavirus disease 19 or simply Covid-19, has rapidly spread throughout the world at an alarming pace and has been declared a pandemic by the WHO on March 11, 2020. In Ayurveda pandemic is explained in Charak Samhita viman sthana under Janpadodhwansiya adhyaya. Till date no medicine or therapy has demonstrated promising result in Covid-19. So, we can prevent and defend this disease by boosting own immunity. Which can be achieved by adopting ayurvedic measures such as following proper Dincharya, Ritucharya, Sadvritta, Achar Rasayan Panchkarma etc. These practices lay emphasis on prevention of disease and promotion of health, one of such preventive measure is Pratimarsha nasya. Pratimarsha Nasya with Anutaila explained in Dincharya. Most of ingredients of Anutaila possess Anti-inflammatory, Anti-pyretic, Anti-viral properties ultimately these functions of Anutaila will lead to enhancement of respiratory immunity and will help in prevention of covid-19 a respiratory disease.
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