2020, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part APages: 30-31
Unani concept of diet and temperament (Mizaj)
Dr. Sabahat Afreen and Dr. Aslaaf Shaikh
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Diet is a basic sustenance of human body and plays a key role in health diet has been taken as a central focus in many disciplines of research Unani medicine has always advocated diets for treatment because diseases are the result of disturbance in humors either quantitatively or qualitative. In the Unani concept of medicine alteration in the different four kinds of humor causes disease therefore, a particular diet is recommended for different diseases. So the prevention of diseases people should take diet opposite of their temperament. Keeping these things in view, and attempt has been made in this paper to classify the dietary substances on the basis of temperament.