Islamic medicine
In the history of medicine, Islamic medicine, Arabic medicine, Greco-Arabic and Greco-Islamic refer to medicine developed in the Islamic Golden Age, and...
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Why is "cupping" attracting Olympic athletes like Michael Phelps?
Michael Phelps is a fan of the the ancient Chinese medicine practice, but what does it really do?
Bimaristan
Bimaristan is a Persian word (بیمارستان bīmārestān) meaning "hospital", with Bimar- from Middle Persian (Pahlavi) of vīmār or vemār, meaning "sick" plus -stan as location and place suffix. In the medi...
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Prophetic medicine
Prophetic medicine ('Al-Tibb al-nabawī, Arabic: الطب النبوي‎) refers to the actions and words (hadith) specifically of the Islamic prophet Muhammad with regards to sickness, treatment and hy...
Abu al-Abbas al-Nabati
Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Mufarraj bin Ani al-Khalil, better known as Abu al-Abbas al-Nabati, Ibn al-Rumiya or al-Ashshab, (Arabic: أبو العباس النباتي‎, Abu’l-ʿAbbās al-Nabātī)  (c. 1200) ...
Medicine in the medieval Islamic world
In the history of medicine, Islamic medicine, Arabic medicine, Greco-Arabic and Greco-Islamic refer to medicine developed in the Islamic Golden Age, and...
Medicine in the medieval Islamic world - Wikipedia
Why is "cupping" attracting Olympic athletes like Michael Phelps?
Michael Phelps is a fan of the the ancient Chinese medicine practice, but what does it really do?
Hijama
Hijama (Arabic: حجامة‎ lit. "sucking") is the Arabic name in traditional medicine for wet cupping, where blood is drawn by vacuum from a small skin incision for therapeutic purposes. It is...
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Al-Samawal al-Maghribi
Al-Samawʾal ibn Yaḥyā al-Maghribī (Arabic: السموأل بن يحيى المغربي‎; c. 1130 – c. 1180), commonly known as Samau'al al-Maghribi, was a Muslim mathematician, astronomer and physician. Though ...
Adab al-Tabib
Adab al-Tabib (Arabic: أدب الطبيب‎ Adab aț-Ṭabīb, "Morals of the physician") is the common title of a historical Arabic book on medical ethics, written by Al-Ruhawi, a 9th-century physician....
Psychology in medieval Islam
Islamic psychology or ʿIlm al-Nafs (Arabic,علم النفس), the science of the Nafs ("self" or "psyche"), refers to the medical and philosophical study of the psyche from an Islamic perspective and address...
Ibn al-Akfani
Muhammad ibn Ibrāhīm ibn al-Akfani (1286-ca. 1348-49) was an Arab encyclopedist and physician.
Ibn al-Akfani was born in Sinjar, Iraq and lived in Cairo, Egypt. He worked at Al-Mansuri Hospital. H...
Cupping therapy
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin; practitioners believe this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing. Suction is crea...
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Ibn Juljul
Abū Dāwūd, Sulaymān ibn Ḥassān Ibn Juljul (Arabic: سليمان بن حسان ابن جلجل‎) (c. 944 Córdoba, Spain, – c. 994) was an influential Andalusian Muslim physician and pharmacologist who wrote an ...
Zakhireye Khwarazmshahi
Zakhireye Khwarazmshahi (Persian: ذخیرهٔ خوارزمشاهی‎, "Treasure dedicated to the king of Khwarazm") is a Persian medical encyclopedia written by the Persian scholar Ismail Gorgani (1040-1136). I...
Ibn al-Tilmīdh
Amīn al-Dawla Abu'l-Ḥasan Hibat Allāh ibn Ṣaʿīd ibn al-Tilmīdh (Arabic: هبة الله بن صاعد ابن التلميذ‎; 1073 CE – 1165 CE) was a Syriac Christian physician, pharmacist, poet, musician and cal...
Ophthalmology in medieval Islam
Ophthalmology was one of the foremost branches in medieval Islamic medicine. The oculist or kahhal (کحال), a somewhat despised professional in Galen’s time, was an honored member of the medical profes...
Ibn Hindu
Abū Al-Faraj ʿAlī ibn al-Husayn ibn Hindū d. 1019-1032, was a poet, a man of letters, and a practitioner of Galenic medicine coming from Rey. Scholars have posited multiple explanations for his name, ...
Al-'Adudi Hospital
The Al-'Adudi Hospital (Persian: بیمارستان العضدی‎, Arabic: البيمارستان العضدي‎) was a bimaristan in Baghdad named after the Buyid Shahanshah 'Adud al-Dawla. The hospital was built in...
The Book of Healing
The Book of Healing (Arabic: کتاب الشفاء Kitab Al-Shifaʾ, Latin: Sufficientia) is a scientific and philosophical encyclopedia written by Abū Alī ibn Sīnā (Avicenna) from ancient Persia, near Bukhara i...
The Book of Healing - Wikipedia
The Canon of Medicine
The Canon of Medicine (Arabic: القانون في الطب‎ al-Qānūn fī al-Ṭibb) is an encyclopedia of medicine in five books compiled by Persian philosopher Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna) and completed in 1025. I...
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Muhammad ibn Aslam Al-Ghafiqi
Muhammad ibn Aslam Al-Ghafiqi (d. 1165 CE) was a 12th-century Andalusian oculist and author of The Right Guide to Ophthalmology (Al-Murshid fi ’l-Kuhhl).The book shows that the physicians of the time ...
Muhammad ibn Aslam Al-Ghafiqi - Wikipedia