Approaches Consideration in the Management of Hepatitis (War | 46751

Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079


Approaches Consideration in the Management of Hepatitis (Warm E Kabid) by Means of Conventional Medicines and Herbal Drugs: A Systematic Review Study

Sameena Firdaus and Ferasat Ali

The word hepatitis comes from two words, the Greek word Hepar meaning ‘Liver” and the Latin word itis meaning inflammation. Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It is commonly caused by viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis. These include autoimmune hepatitis that occurs as a secondary result of medications, toxicity, and alcohol. In Unani system of medicine hepatitis is a condition in there occur derailment in temperament of liver and due to this disturb temperament it may lead to increase in liver size and other symptoms. In Unani medicine hepatitis is treated by its holistic approach. The stalwarts’ scholars such as Razi, Majoosi, Sheikh, Akbar Arzani, has classified the condition as sanguine, billious, phlegmatic and malencholic. Here in this paper an attempt is made to review the management of Hepatitis both in conventional therapy as well as by complementary and alternative (CAM) supplements usage.