UPBRINGING OF CHILDREN AND ROLE OF UNANI MEDICINE IN CHILD HEALTH CARE: A REVIEWAbstract
Infancy is the most important period of human life, because a infant grows up to be a healthy teen and adult, parents should have to take precautions seriously so as to impart a healthy life to their child, since the immunity of children is not so strong as that of adults so they are prone to diseases and illnesses, the medicine used in conventional system of medicine for such pediatrics ailments are also associated with a number of side and adverse effects, ancient Unani scholars had elaborately discussed about the care of children during their developmental period right from delivery to adolescence, Unani scholars also emphasizes use of common herbs which are free from any side effects for day to day ailments of children. This paper presents Unani medicine concept of human health and role of unani medicine in upbringing of a healthy child.
Azizur Rahman and S. Javed Ali *
Department of Medicine, National Institute of Unani Medicine, Bangalore - 91 India
09 September, 2014
29 November, 2014
06 January, 2015
01 May, 2015