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International Journal of Reverse Pharmacology and Health Research

ISSN 2589-3343

IJRPHR is an open access, peer-review journal, devoted to nurture the traditional medicines through reverse pharmacology concepts and implementing it to health care system through health research methods.

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Volume( 7) - Issue( 2) 2024 pp 580-591 DOI: 10.121/ijrphr/07.0201.580

Role of Unani usool e ilaj in PCOS - A Case Report


Role of Unani usool e ilaj in PCOS - A Case Report


Background: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal, reproductive, and metabolic disorder that affects women of reproductive age. It is characterized by disrupted menstrual cycle, hyperandrogenism, acne, weight gain, hirsutism, diabetes, depression, mood swings, and sub fertility. In Unani system of Medicine, it is described under the term ‘Ihtibas al-Tams’ and ‘Uqr’. Case presentation: The subject of the study was 25 years old female; she was diagnosed as a case of PCOS. Treatment was planned which includes lifestyle modifications as well as pharmacotherapy (Josand e Ithrifal e muqil, Itrifal Gududi and Maajoon Dabeedul-Ward and sufoof e muhazzil) and regimental therapy (Hamam e yabis and  Hijamah ma e shurt ) .Evaluation of patient was done before and after treatment using USG  as a tool. There was significant improvement during entire period of treatment. Discussion: The purpose of this case study was to determine the benefits of Unani usool e ilaj as it is evidenced by this report. During the treatment period, the patient recovered her menstrual cycles regularly, improved depression and lost 6kg weight, normal USG study.


Ihtibas al-Tams, Uqr, Amenorrhea; Hirsutism, Hyperandrogenism, Unani medicine, Hijamah ma e shurt, Hamam –e- yabis.