Leech Therapy- A Holistic Approach of Treatment in Unani (Greeko-Arab) Medicine

@inproceedings{Lone2011LeechTA,
  title={Leech Therapy- A Holistic Approach of Treatment in Unani (Greeko-Arab) Medicine},
  author={Azad Hussain Lone and Tanzeel Ahmad and Mohd Anwar and Shahida Habib and Gyula S{\'o}fi and Hashmat Imam},
  booktitle={Ancient science of life},
  year={2011}
}
The Unani System of Medicine also known as Greeko-Arab medicine, founded by Hippocrates is based on the concept of equilibrium and balance of natural body humours (blood, bile, black bile and phlegm). The imbalance in the quality and quantity of these humours leads to diseases whereas restoration of this balance maintains health of a person. The treatment methodology of diseases is based on four therapeutic modalities viz. Regimental therapy, Dieto-therapy, Pharmacotherapy and surgery. Irsale… CONTINUE READING

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