International Journal of Unani and Integrative Medicine

2021, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part APages: 35-37

Concept of Keesa-e-Khusyat-ur-Rahem (Ovarian Cyst) in Unani medicine: A review

Aysha Raza and Ubaid Amir
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Abstract:
The ovaries are pelvic organ found in the female reproductive system situated at either side of the uterus that produces an ovum and the hormones. Hormones which are released by ovaries are estrogen and progesterone. These hormones responsible for growth of the female genital organs like breast, body shape, body hair, menstrual and pregnancy. There are so many diseases occur in the ovaries like Endometriosis, Ovarian cyst, Cancer, Ovarian, Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumor. In Unani system of the medicine the terminology for Keesa-e-Khusyat-ur-Rahem (Ovarian cyst). Disease not have been defined under the heading of Ovarain cyst as disease has been categorized recently just a century before. The description of the disease has been described by various Unani physicians under the heading of Ehtabas-Tams (Amenorrhoea). Uterine disorders mainly occur due to Su-e-Mizaj-e-Rahem (Abnormal temperament of the uterus) which is also responsible for formation of Su-e-Mizaj-e-Khusyat-ur-Reham (Abnormal temperament of the ovaries). According to the theory of the four Akhlat (Humours). Main Khilt for the development of the Ehtabas-Tams (Amenorrohea) is phlegm and black bile. Phlegm is responsible for the development of the Kees formation in the Khusyat-ur-Rahem.
How to cite this article:
Aysha Raza, Ubaid Amir. Concept of Keesa-e-Khusyat-ur-Rahem (Ovarian Cyst) in Unani medicine: A review. Int J Unani Integ Med 2021;5(2):35-37.
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