ISSN : 0975-9492


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Title : Medicinal Importance of “Khamira Abresham Hakim Arshad Wala” an Unani medicine in various diseases
Authors : Mohammad Naime, Ajmal Ahmad, Jamal Akhtar, Mohd Tariq, Fasih Ahmad, Mohd Nafees Khan, Najmus Saher, Maqbool Ahmad Khan
Keywords : khamira, free radicals, antioxidant, neuroprotective, myocardial infarction.
Issue Date : Dec 2019
Abstract :
Khamira Abresham Hakim Arshad Wala (KAHAW), a potentiated Unani medicine, participates in the function of vital organs of the body and contributes in clearance of free radicals load by increasing the antioxidant enzymes levels. The word ‘Khamira’ in the Unani system of medicine was first introduced by the Hakeem of the Mughal period. It is a squashy preparation prepared by adding herbal drugs to the base (Qiwam) which contains sugar or honey. KAHAW is used in prevention of ischemic heart diseases and several neurodegenerative disorders. Moreover, KAHAW maintains blood pressure and blood flow, strengthens the brain and liver during the period of convalescence, and mitigates side effects of measles, chicken pox and small pox. KAHAW contributes a pivotal role in healthcare despite of the great advances observed in modern medicines in recent decades. This review article has been discussed the medicinal importance of KAHAW shows antioxidant and anti-inflammatory property associated with reduced myocardial infarction and significant neuroprotective against cognative impairements and neurodegeneration and also illuminate traditionally used for the treatment of various ailments.
Page(s) : 368-373
ISSN : 0975-9492
Source : Vol. 10, No.12