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Unani Medicine – Part 1 of 3

Unani medicine is an organic synthesis of Greek, Arabic, and Islamic medical knowledge. It enjoys vast popularity in certain parts of the world, and the World Heritage Center, part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the United Nations Foundation list it as an authentic and (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Unani Medical […]

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Unani Medical Theory in Principle, Part 2 of 3—The Vis Medicatrix Naturae

Doctors of Unani medicine can visualize the state of a patient’s subtle body (jism al-latīf) properly only through the eye of the heart (ayn al-qalb), wherein the flowing, dynamic streams of humors lie. The doctor (hakīm) enlivens the patient’s self-healing power or vital force (the vis medicatrix nature)… (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Unani Medicine – Part […]

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Unani Medicine, Part 3—The Practice Framework

Because of the obvious difficulties that confronted personalized, physician-to-patient travel and care in the late 10th and early 11th centuries BCE, Avicenna, also known as Ibn Sina, drew up plans for the centralization and standardization of medical operations for the masses in hospitals… (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Unani Medicine – Part 1 of 3 Unani Medical […]

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