2020, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part APages: 35-39
A comprehensive study accentuating unani formulations as a natural health boosters
Ammar Ibne Anwar
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There are several natural remedies that not only help us to feel better, but have also been proven to boost the immune system. Nourishing herbal teas, decoctions, aromatic flavored munchies and dietary supplements fall under the category of naturopathy, or naturopathic remedies. Essential food nutrients required by our body are carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals and vitamins. If anyone of these nutrients is in less quantity than required or missing altogether from our diet, then it can cause a disease. Disease arises from the lack or deficiency of the nutrients like carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals or vitamins in our diet are termed as nutritional deficiency disease. In other words, a disease, which arises due to lack of balanced food or in adequate is called deficiency disease or even called as nutritional disorders. Unani System of Medicines are regarded as a nature's gift to human beings as it promote, restore, uphold and maintain health in a finest natural way. It is a System of Medicines that are affordable than conventional medicine, trouble-free to obtain than modern medicine and majority of its preparations are pleasant to consume and these are the adorable benefits of this scientifically accepted System of Medicines. An off shoot of Unani System of Medicines that dealt with deficiency disease or nutritional disorders is Dietotherapy (Ilaj-Bil-Ghiza). It is a therapy by which patients are treated with a non medicinal regimen from which health is restored and attained. The imbalance in the body due to wayward lifestyles is maintained by modulation or transformation of dietary habits. Unani System of Medicine are having a prudent fundamentals for balanced lifestyle revolves around six essential factors and noncompliance with these fundamentals leads to an errant lifestyle and ultimately leads to disease. Diet is an important component of these essential prudent fundamentals. Unani System of Medicines are having the evidence based cure to the deficiency disorders that accomplished by the vast treasure of mufridat (single drugs) and murakabat (compound formulation) used as a natural health boosters.