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unani

An Islamic healing philosophy that incorporates major elements of ancient Greek medicine (unani means “Greek” in Arabic), which assumes four elements—earth, fire, water, air—and four corresponding humours: Phlegm (balgham), Blood (dam), Yellow bile (safra) and Black bile (sauda), respectively; it also incorporates minor elements of ayurvedic medicine
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Furthermore, how did their practices and clientele intersect with practitioners of traditional medicine, Unani and Ayurveda?
Practices listed as CAM in Bahrain include acupuncture, ayurveda, chiropractic, homeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, unani practice and hijama therapy.
Currently, the DHCC is home to 12 CAM medical centres, more than 50 CAM-licensed professionals who offer treatment in 14 areas, including homeopathy, Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine, Unani medicine, osteopathy, therapeutic massage, naturopathy, guided imagery, Tai Chi, Pilates, chiropractic and yoga.
"To date, DHCC is home to 12 CAM medical centres, more than 50 CAM-licensed professionals who offer treatment in 14 areas including homeopathy, Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine, Unani medicine, osteopathy, therapeutic massage, naturopathy, guided imagery, Thai Chi, Pilates, chiropractic, and yoga," said Abdullah.
Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Unani Medicine, Osteopathy, Therapeutic Massage, Naturopathy, Chiropractic, Tai-Chi, Pilates, Yoga and Guided Imagery are included in the CAM list, said a senior official of DHCC.