International Journal of Unani and Integrative Medicine

2020, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part APages: 09-14

Badam shireen (Prunus dulcis Mill): A ghiza-e-dawaee and immunomodulator: A latest review

Ansari Mohd Masihuzzaman, Munshi Younus Iftikhar and Khanum Farheen
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Badam Shireen (Meetha Badam) commonly known as Badam is one of the famous dry fruits known to everyone. There are two types of almonds, one is sweet and the second one is bitter. Generally we use sweet almond and this article is mainly about sweet almond. This is also one of the classical Unani drugs prescribed by Hakeems and Vaidyas in different body ailments. In Unani literature, it is mainly described as Muqawwi-e-Dimagh (Brain tonic), Murattib-e-Dimagh (Brain demulcen), Mulayyan (Laxative), Muqawwi-e-Bah (Aphrodisiac) and Mughazzi (Nutritious) etc. Its nutritional values are very high, most of the essential nutrients are present in sufficient amount which are necessary for the body development and immunity boosting against the diseases and so it is one of the best Immuno-boosters which is needed by a person to remain healthy. In Epidemic and Pandemic infections people need such type of nutritional Immuno-enhancers which strengthen their body to fight against the diseases.
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