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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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...
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...
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...
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...
Mohammed ibn Abdun al-Jabali
Abu Abd Allah Mohammed ibn Abdun al-Jabali al-Adadi (died after 976) was a physician and mathematician from Al-Andalus. He is the author of Risala fi al-Taksir (Treatise on Measurements), the oldest r...
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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...
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...
Exorcism in Islam
Exorcism in Islam is called ruqya. It is used to repair the damage caused by sihr or witchcraft. Exorcisms today are part of a wider body of contemporary Islamic alternative medicine called al-Tibb al...
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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
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 ...
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De Gradibus
De Gradibus was an Arabic book published by the Arab physician Al-Kindi (c. 801–873 CE). De gradibus is the Latinized name of the book. An alternative name for the book was Quia Primos.In De Gradibus,...
Al-Tasrif
The Kitab at-Tasrif (Arabic,كتاب التصريف لمن عجز عن التأليف) (The Method of Medicine) was an Arabic encyclopedia on medicine and surgery, written near the year 1000 by Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcas...
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Book of the Ten Treatises of the Eye
Hunayn ibn Ishaq's Book of the Ten Treatises of the Eye is a 9th-century theory of vision based upon the cosmological natures of pathways from the brain to the object being perceived. This ophthalmic ...
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 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 ...
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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