Review Article
Volume 12 Issue 5 - 2021
Unani Medicines: Nature’s Mileage to Boost Up “Body Immunity” of Individuals with Musculo-Skeletal Disorders During COVID-19
Hilal Akhtar1*, Md Wasi Akhtar2 and Syed Zeba Husain3
1Assistant Professor, D/o Amraz-e-Jild wa Tazeeniyat, Allama Iqbal Unani Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, UP, India
2Assistant Professor, D/o Moalajat, School of Unani Medical Education and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India
3Private Unani Consultants, Aligarh, India
*Corresponding Author: Hilal Akhtar, Assistant Professor, D/o Amraz-e-Jild wa Tazeeniyat, Allama Iqbal Unani Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, UP, India.
Received: March 08, 2021; Published: April 28, 2021


Unani medicine, also called Unani Tibb, is Perso-Arabic complementary system of medicine that began in ancient Greece but frequently practiced in south Asia and Central Asia and primarily in India now. It is principally founded on the doctrine of ancient Greek Philosophers Hippocrates (Buqrat) and Galen (Jalinoos). In Unani system of medicine, there is a unique concept of Medicatrix power (Tabi’at or Tabiyat Mudabbira-e-badan) that is essential for preserving the health and protecting the body from disease causing elements by promotion of health. According to Unani medicine, it is the supreme power of body which performs all the physiological task of the body, assist curing, and offer resistance against sickness naturally during Covid-19 pandemic. If it lost, body equilibrium disturbed and ability of our body to combats with diseases and restoration of health become fragile. Unani medicine (Unani Tibb) recognizes the influence of surroundings and ecological conditions on the state of human health during pandemic crisis. This system aim at restoring the equilibrium of various elements and faculties of the body. It has laid down six essential pre-requisites for the prevention of illness. These essentials are known as Asbab Sitta Zarooriya. The object of present study, during Covid-19 pandemic, is to lime light immunomodulatory effect of Unani drugs and role of Asbab Sitta Zarooriya in preservation of health by boosting body immunity, and how these factors are correlated with Tabi’at in maintenance of health.


Keywords: Asbab Sitta Zarooriya; Covid-19; Medicatrix Power; Tabi’at, Unani Drugs


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