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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

Unani (ōō·näˑ·nē),

n traditional healing system prevalent in the Middle East, India, Pakistan, and neighboring countries, according to which the body comprises four basic elements—earth, air, water, and fire— and four humors—blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile. An equilibrium in the humors indicates good health while a disturbance in this equilibrium results in disease.
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The two day International Conference on Unani Medicine organized by the Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM) on 150th birth anniversary of Hakim Ajmal Khan concluded here today.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 19 (ANI): The Anti Extortion cell (AEC) of the Mumbai Crime Branch arrested a 39-year-old man, a practitioner of Unani medicine, for illegal possession of firearms, allegedly meant for sale in the city.
Hakim Abdul Hannan is a physician par excellence, educationist and researcher, who also worked with Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said and has vast experience of Unani Medicine.
The shop was set up in 1844 by two brothers Laxminarayan Vijayvargi and Sitaram Vijayvargi, who migrated from Rajasthan and sensed a business opportunity in the thriving Unani medicine practice in Hyderabad.
Traditional Unani medicine is a part of Pakistan culture.
The concept is based on Unani medicine [an ancient Greek medicinal tradition], according to which, individuals differ in nature too [with] some having a hot nature and others, cold.
THE PROCESS to appoint top boss of country's premier Unani medicine research centre has got mired in controversy as one of members in the selection panel is facing corruption probe.
zzal U, A hand book of common remedies in unani medicine, central council of research in unani medicine; New Delhi, India 1978, pp 105-108.
Dr Syed Asaduddin Ahmad, a doctor of unani medicine and a hijama practitioner in Sharjah, said he sees three patients people suffering from kidney stones every month during the summer, especially construction workers and those working outdoors.
of Moalajat (Medicine), National Institute of Unani Medicine, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
They include ancient treatment methods such as acupuncture, chiropractic, ayurvedic and siddha medicine, massage therapy, herbal therapy, homoeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy, traditional Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian and Unani medicine.
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.