Shankh’ is of greater importance in Hinduism and Buddhism. In Hinduism the “Shankh” is dedicated to Lord “Vishnu” and is highly praised in Hindu scriptures as a giver of fame and prosperity. ‘Shankh’ is of two types one is blown and others for worshipping purpose. The daily blowing of the ‘Shankh’ does save the person from heart diseases. The vibrations emanating on blowing it destroys the disease causing germs in the atmosphere. That is the reason it has an important place in Ayurveda and medicine.