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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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Further, Under the Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), an autonomous organization of Government of India, two Unani extension centres have been established at Dr.
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.
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.
Eminent Urdu editors, doctors including Unani medicine practitioners and academicians who attended the Urdu editors'meeting also stressed that Urdu media could play a more active role in communicating the need for vaccines for ensuring protection of children against fatal diseases.
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.
The women were enrolled from the outpatient department of the Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Srinagar, J&K, India, a constituent of the Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, Department of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govovenment of India.
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It is commercially cultivated for use in Unani medicine, teas, perfumes, garlands and embellishments, though it's cultivation in homes is, sadly, dying out.
CONCLUSION: Our findings suggest that this Unani medicine ameliorates diabetes and obesity-associated fatty liver, at least in part, by activating hepatic expression of genes responsible for fatty acid oxidation.
Lloyd (Naturopathic Foundations Health Clinic, Canada) uses a model based on naturopathic theories and principles and the qualities and characteristic patterns of traditional systems of Ayurvedic, Chinese, and Unani medicine.
Ansari, a Mumbai-based practitioner of traditional Unani medicine, was among five people picked up for questioning on Saturday.