Abstract: Acne vulgaris (busūr labaniyya) is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder of pilosebaceous unit that affect areas containing the largest oil glands, including the face, back, and trunk. Comedones, papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and occasionally scars are characteristics of acne. The aim of this study was to explore the evidence in the management of the disease through Unani medicine and to study different aspects of busūr labaniyya in comparison with modern medicine. Increased resistance has developed in acne causing bacteria, due of excessive use of antibiotics in its management for long durations. Many herbal remedies are being used for treatment of acne which is safe and effective. Detailed management of the disease is mentioned by Unani scholars in their classical literature which is safe and effective. These include number of single herbs and compound herbal formulas as well as dieto-therapy and other regimes.
How to cite this article:
Adnan Mastan. Effectiveness of treatment of acne vulgaris (Busūr labaniyya): A comparative review between modern and unani medicine. Int J Unani Integ Med 2020;4(3):01-04. DOI: 10.33545/2616454X.2020.v4.i3a.135