2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Conceptual explanation of Asbab-e-Sitta Zarooriya (six essentials), their effect on vital heat and human health, A Unani perspective
Author(s): Dr. Fateh Ali Tipo, Dr. Tariq Nadeem Khan and Dr Benazir Khanam
In Unani system of medicine the effect of surroundings and environmental conditions on the human health is described in detail. The main concern of this system is to restore the equilibrium of the core body temperature known as vital heat and maintain the health status of human being with the help of Tabiat (Physis). The effects of environmental variations and surroundings are described by the name of Asbabe Sitta Zaroriya (six essentials) in unani letrature. These are Hawa (environmental factors), Makool wa Mashroob (food and beverages) Harkat wa Sukoon-e-Badani (movement and rest of body), Harkat wa Sukoon-e-Nafsani (psychological factors), Nawam wa Yaqza (sleep and wakefulness), Istifragh wa Ehtebas (retention and evacuation). Ancient physicians described that all body functions are performed by this vital heat, various diseases occurs when there is imbalance in it. In this article we will discuss concept of six essentials, how they affect human health and vital heat in details.
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Dr. Fateh Ali Tipo, Dr. Tariq Nadeem Khan, Dr Benazir Khanam. Conceptual explanation of Asbab-e-Sitta Zarooriya (six essentials), their effect on vital heat and human health, A Unani perspective. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):570-573.