Volume : IX, Issue : IV, April - 2019

Concept of Haemorrhoids (Bawaseer). Management in Unani System Of Medicine (a review)

Dr Aliya Fareed Nowshahri

Abstract :

These are dilated veins with in the anal canal in the sub epithelial region formed by radicles of the superior, middle and inferior rectal veins. The word “haemorrhoids ”is derived from the greek “heama”= blood and “rhoos”= flowing, and was originally used Hippocrates to describe the flow of blood from the veins of anus. Commonly in society it is known as piles. In Unani literature , haemorrhoids are known as” bawaseer”.According to Hippocrates (Buqrat) bawaseer is the varicosities of the internal mucous memane of rectum in which the veins get swollen similarly to the veins of the lower limb. It has been stated that the 50% of the population will experience symptomatic haemorrhoid disease in at some point in their lives , the peak incidence of symptomatic disease seems to be between the age of 45—65 years. According to the Unani system of medicine it is advised to treat the disease with mushily–e–Sauda, Mohalll awram, Musakkin, Habis–e–Dam, Mudamil–e–zakhim,and Mulaiyyan Adviya.There are many mufrad and murakkab drugs described in Unani literature to manage bawaseer. In this paper there is an isight of causes ,smptoms and management of bawaseer along with single and compound drugs being used in treatment of haemorrhoids.

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CONCEPT OF HAEMORRHOIDS (BAWASEER). MANAGEMENT IN UNANI SYSTEM OF MEDICINE (A REVIEW), Dr Aliya Fareed Nowshahri INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-9 | Issue-4 | April-2019


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