Volume : IX, Issue : II, February - 2020

Shibe yamani (Alum) and its therapeutic effects in Unani system of medicine:A Review

Masuma Zaki, Lubna Fatima, Wajeeha Begum

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Shibe yamani (Potash alum) commonly known as phitkari is used as medicine in Unani system, since antiquity. It is an easily available mineral origin drug, found in the form of crystalls. Due to its astringent property Shibe yamani is mostly used as antiseptic, haemostatic, dessicant etc. It is an important constituent of various Unani compound formulations. Apart from therapeutic uses it is one of the most common coagulant used in water treatment. Various properties (physical, chemical, medicinal) and uses of Alum is reviewed in this article, as mentioned in Unani literature as well as established through modern scientific research.

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SHIBE YAMANI (ALUM) AND ITS THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS IN UNANI SYSTEM OF MEDICINE:A REVIEW, Masuma Zaki, Lubna Fatima, Wajeeha Begum GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-9 | Issue-2 | February-2020


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