Hijamat in Traditional Persian Medicine

@article{Nimrouzi2014HijamatIT,
  title={Hijamat in Traditional Persian Medicine},
  author={Majid Nimrouzi and Ali Mahbodi and Amir Mohammad Jaladat and Abbas Sadeghfard and Mohammad Mehdi Zarshenas},
  journal={Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary \& Alternative Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={128 - 136}
}
Traditional Persian medicine is based on humoral medical concepts. In the case of abundant blood in the body, tabi’at (body nature) deals with this imbalance by elimination of the morbid substances via some controlling mechanisms. If tabi’at could not react properly, the physician should prescribe an intervention to let the extra blood out. This can be done through phlebotomy, wet cupping, and the use of leech or scarification of the ears. Cupping with scarification may eliminate the morbid… Expand

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