Concept of Cosmetics in the light of Classical Unani Literature

  • Mohammad Anas P G Scholar D/o. Moalijat AKTC, AMU Aligarh, India
  • Abul Faiz P G Scholar D/o Kulliyat AKTC, AMU, Aligarh, India
  • Shireen Fatima P G Scholar D/o. Moalijat AKTC, AMU Aligarh, India
  • Ziaur Rahman P G Scholar D/o. Moalijat AKTC, AMU Aligarh, India

Abstract

Since very ancient period Unani physicians has paid great attention toward the use of cosmetics. Unani literature is very rich in cosmeceutical formulations taking care of appearance and dealing with cosmetic diseases in humans. In Unani classical text like Kitab-ul-Mansoori, Al-Hawi-fil-Tib, Kamiul-us-Sana, Al-Qanoon-fit-Tib, Zakheera-e-Khwarzam Shahi, the details of cosmetics are mentioned under the headings of Tazeeniyaat. There are several single drugs or compound formulations described in Unani classical text. The use of Unani cosmetics is splendid because of its low cost, no side effect, easily available preparation. There are several Unani cosmeceuticals are described in unani classical text like Solid Cosmeceutical (Ghaza, Ghaliya, Kajal), Semi-solid Cosmeceutical (Tila, Zimad, Ubtan) and Liquid cosmeceutical (Ghusool, Pashoya).


Keywords: Unani Medicine, Tazeeniyaat, Ubtan, Ghaza.

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Author Biographies

Mohammad Anas, P G Scholar D/o. Moalijat AKTC, AMU Aligarh, India

P G Scholar D/o. Moalijat AKTC, AMU Aligarh, India

Abul Faiz, P G Scholar D/o Kulliyat AKTC, AMU, Aligarh, India

P G Scholar D/o Kulliyat AKTC, AMU, Aligarh, India

Shireen Fatima, P G Scholar D/o. Moalijat AKTC, AMU Aligarh, India

P G Scholar D/o. Moalijat AKTC, AMU Aligarh, India

Ziaur Rahman, P G Scholar D/o. Moalijat AKTC, AMU Aligarh, India

P G Scholar D/o. Moalijat AKTC, AMU Aligarh, India

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Anas, M., Faiz, A., Fatima, S., & Rahman, Z. (2019). Concept of Cosmetics in the light of Classical Unani Literature. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(3-s), 851-853. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i3-s.2994