2017, Vol. 1 Issue 1, Part APages: 21-24
Therapeutic potentials of hijama-bila-shart (dry cupping therapy): A review
Abuzar lari, Mohd Nayab, Mohammad Tausif, Javed Ah Lari and Md. Anzar Alam
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Unani medicine is also called as Greco-Arabic medicine there are three modes of treatment in USM, in which Ilaj-bit-tadbeer is one of the mode where treatment is done through several regimes in which Hijama (cupping ) therapy is most famous among them. Hijama (Cupping therapy) is one of the oldest methods of treatment which was used by Unani physician since ancient time. It is used for diversion of morbid matter from diseased part by creating negative pressure through vacuum pump, it is indicated in various condition like arthritis, backache, migraine, hemorrhoids etc. the paper discusses the method and therapeutic potentials of Hijama-bila-Shart.