International Journal of Unani and Integrative Medicine

2022, Vol. 6 Issue 3, Part APages: 33-36

Bombyx mori Cocoon (Abresham): A potent Unani drug

Reesha Ahmed, Mohd. Wasim Ahmed, RP Meena, Asma Sattar Khan and Shoeb Ahmed Ansari
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Abstract:
Silkworm (Bombyx mori) is a highly domesticated and economically important insect which is the primary producer of silk. Apart from silk production by Bombyx mori had a lot of applications in biological and scientific research. The silk cocoon in Unani medicine is popularly known as Abresham Muqriz (muqriz mean’s cut). It is one of the most common animal origin drug used in Unani system of medicine (USM) for various diseases. Silk cocoons are extensively used as an ingredient of various Unani formulations. It is a natural fiber produced by silk worm and silk derived from the domesticated silkworm, Bombyx mori L. (Lepidoptera, Bombycidae), is widely exploited.
How to cite this article:
Reesha Ahmed, Mohd. Wasim Ahmed, RP Meena, Asma Sattar Khan, Shoeb Ahmed Ansari. Bombyx mori Cocoon (Abresham): A potent Unani drug. Int J Unani Integ Med 2022;6(3):33-36. DOI: 10.33545/2616454X.2022.v6.i3a.218
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