Unani Therapy (Ilaj-bil-Tadbir) to Cure Diseases

Unani medicine is one of the important components of AYUSH which has huge potential to cure diseases. Unani can treat both simple as well as complicated diseases. There are some special techniques in Unani medicine that are being used to cure many diseases and disorders.Besides this, Unani medicines are without any side effects.

What is Unani fasd (venesection)?

  1. Fasd is one of the important therapies of Unani medicine wherein blood is withdrawn by pricking the patient’s vein to have good result upon diseases and disorders.
  2. Venesection is also known as bloodletting.
  3. This Unani therapy is useful to cure diseases like Blood sugar, High blood pressure, Blood toxicity, Amenorrhoea, etc. It is also helpful in releasing waste matter from the body thereby strengthening the metabolic process.
  4. Incision is done to flow out the waste product (Madda-e- faasida) of the body to achieve a good health.
  5. Venesection is useful in case of following diseases.
  • Meningitis
  • Sciatica
  • Rheumatic arthritis
  • Menorrhagia
  • Coma
  • Gout
  • Pneumonia
  • Piles
  • Amnesia
  • Hypertension
  • Malaria
  • Hepatitis
  • Skin disorders

Venesection instruments

  • Antiseptic blade
  • Lotion
  • Tourniquet
  • Cotton swab
  • Sponge
  • Bandage

Mahajim (Cupping)

Mahajim is an important form of Regimental Therapy of Unani medicine. This therapy is useful in the treatment of epistaxis-excessive menses, liver problems, testes inflammation, spleen disorders, uterus swelling, etc.

Taleeq (Leeching)

Taleeq is good in removing excrete products from blood and useful in curing Skin diseases like baldness, ringworm, etc.

Tariq (Sweating)

Tariq is the natural process of releasing waste products from the body such as skin, blood, and other organs.  It is also beneficial in maintaining heat in the body.

Riyazat (Exercise)

Riyazat has great significance in the prevention and curing of diseases. It helps to formation of red blood corpuscles. It develops the immunity of the body and makes it resilient to various organs of the body. As per the Unani system,  the physicians prescribe hard, moderate, and light exercises as per the condition of the patient.

Idrar-e-Baul (Diuresis)

Idrar-e-Baul is used to make perform better the organs like heart, liver, and lungs and strengthen these organs thereby helpful in preventing diseases of these organs. The therapy helps to remove poisonous and waste products through urine.

Hamam (Turkish Bath)

Hamam is good for releasing waste products, enhancing nutrition, and provide light heat to the body. It is also used to increase or decrease fat from the body.  Hot bath is good for paralysis, muscular wasting, muscle tone, muscles twisting.

Dalak (Massage)

As per Unani, Soft massage is sedative and relaxant; stiff massage is de-obstruent and oil massage relaxes the muscles and softens the skin.

Kai (Cauterization)

It checks the transmission of diseases causing cells from one organ to another organ. It is extremely useful for hip joint pain and prevents the catarrhal matters from accumulation.

Ishal (Purging)

Such type of therapy is used specifically by Unani physicians for abdominal evacuation. Ishal has resolving, derivative, antispasmodic, and detoxicating properties.

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2 thoughts on “Unani Therapy (Ilaj-bil-Tadbir) to Cure Diseases”

  1. That was quite informative n useful Gyan 🙂 But rather than just mentioning the names, their methods could have been given some highlights. But this is a good info at one place. Cheers!

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