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What are the differences and similarities between Ayurvedic and Unani systems of medicines?


Date: 17 Dec 2015   Posted By: Kailash Kumar     Group: Doctors    Category: Unani   

Both the Ayurvedic and Unani systems of medicine use herbs for treatment of diseases. What are the differences and similarities between Ayurvedic and Unani systems of medicines? Also what is Siddha system and is it related in any way with either of Ayurvedic or Unani systems?
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Author: parveen banu    21 Dec 2015      Member Level: Bronze     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

Ayurveda is a Hindu traditional medicine native to India founded more than 3000 years back.The medicines are made from herbs,minerals ,metals.The treatment includes massages,special diets,cleansing techniques.

Unani is an ancient system of medicine extensively practised in middle east and South Asian countries.The medicines are made from plant product.The treatment includes Turkish bath,massage,exercise,leeching etc.

Siddha is largely practised in Tamil speaking part of regions.The medicines are made from animal products,inorganic products,herbal products.Treatment includes,fasting therapy,yoga therapy,blood letting therapy,steam therapy etc.





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