International Journal of Unani and Integrative Medicine

2022, Vol. 6 Issue 1, Part APages: 17-21

Babchi (Psoralea corylifolia Linn.): An effective Unani medicine for dermatological disorders: A review

Ansari Mohd Masihuzzaman, Munshi Younis Iftikhar, Bilal Alia and Khanam Farheen
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Abstract:
Unani Medicine believes in humoral and temperamental theory and on the basis of these two theories the disease is diagnosed and treatment is prescribed accordingly. Babchi (Psoralea corylifolia Linn.) is one of the famous Unani Medicines mentioned in classical Unani literature for the effective treatment of Leucoderma, Psoriasis, Leprosy and other skin disorders. Its main functions are Musaffi-e-khoon, Daf-e-Bars, Daf-e-Juzam, Daf-e-Daussadaf, Daf-e-Kharish, Jali and Mulayyen etc. Because this medicine is already being used in different dosage forms, the aim of this article is to highlight the use of this herbal medicine in Leucoderma and also explore its efficacy in different diseases that could be beneficial for the masses.
How to cite this article:
Ansari Mohd Masihuzzaman, Munshi Younis Iftikhar, Bilal Alia, Khanam Farheen. Babchi (Psoralea corylifolia Linn.): An effective Unani medicine for dermatological disorders: A review. Int J Unani Integ Med 2022;6(1):17-21.
International Journal of Unani and Integrative Medicine