2017, Vol. 2, Issue 1
Conundrum of life and innate heat
Author(s): Tariq Nadeem Khan, Mohammad Zulkifle, Fateh Ali Tipo and Mohd Abu Bakar
Innate heat/vital heat is also known as hararat-e- Ghariziyah in Unani system of Medicine. It is well known fact that the innate heat acquired by external sources such as element of Fire at the time of conception and fertilization when the gonadal/seminal fluid of male and female unite, and then maintain by the atmospheric air and nutriment throughout the life. The relation between innate heat and human body and its physiological functions and observations can define with the understanding of ancestor’s logic of relation of life with heat and cold with dead, for this reason every animate thing has heat. Aristotle stated in his famous book ‘De anima’ all food must be capable of being digested and heat causes digestion .
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Tariq Nadeem Khan, Mohammad Zulkifle, Fateh Ali Tipo, Mohd Abu Bakar. Conundrum of life and innate heat. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(1):266-269.