Perhaps the most important part in understanding traditional Iranian medicine, as well as Islamic medicine, is temperament. Be sure to read the following to know the importance of this topic.
The School of Traditional Medicine of Iran is a science mixed with art and frost and a reserve derived from the wisdom of Khosravani, a native of the Aryan land of Iran.
The school of traditional medicine flourished during the golden age of the rise of Islamic civilization, and with the rise of the bright stars of the history of science, those Iranian intellectuals of the world, based on reason and separating the head from the forehead, and now the ability to solve some scientific problems in health. , Diagnosis and treatment.
The school of traditional medicine, with its tens of thousands of years of roots, does not only look at man from a material point of view, but also at other dimensions of his existence as a divine caliph. In the view of traditional medicine, maintaining health precedes treatment, and paying attention to lifestyle and providing healthy air, proper nutrition, adequate activity, rest and balance of mental health are the slogans of traditional Iranian medicine.
The medical community around the world is now aware of the importance of traditional medicine and traditional medicine and complementary therapies, and many colleges and research centers in the West and East are researching different methods of medicine that have scientific and historical backgrounds. The tremendous spread of traditional Chinese medicine, Tibetan medicine, chiropractic, Ayurveda, homeopathy, and hundreds of other schools and methods reflect this great global movement. This move has also led doctors and researchers in Iran and other countries to recognize the basics of traditional Iranian medicine.
Nutrition terms in traditional Iranian medicine:
Over the centuries, based on experience, food has been divided into eighteen families. Before expressing them, it is necessary to briefly explain some of the specialized terms of nutrition:
Delicate food from the perspective of traditional medicine:
It is a food that, when it is affected by the body, is quickly digested and used by the organs, and the body’s thought-provoking powers can quickly prepare it for consumption.
In other words, these foods produce thin blood that is easily absorbed by the body. These foods are good for people who have just recovered from an illness or for people who are mentally challenged and not physically active, such as egg yolks, honey and chicken eggs.
According to traditional medicine, what is dirty food?
Dirty or compacted food is food that, on the one hand, and the forces of nature must make more effort to digest and use in order to prepare it for the consumption of organs, and on the other hand, its waste products are abundant. In other words, these foods produce thick blood that is not easily affected by the forces and does not become part of the body.
According to traditional medicine, this type of food is suitable for people who are very active or do heavy physical work, such as farmers and athletes, such as beef.
Who does traditional medicine recommend a moderate diet for?
Moderate food is suitable for people with moderate temperament and moderate activity.
Types of temperaments in traditional medicine:
Diseases in traditional medicine have been divided into two categories: simple diseases and compound diseases. And simple diseases in traditional medicine are divided into three categories: 1- maladaptation 2- Combination 3-Separation and connection.
1) Warm and dry temperament (bile)
A- Physical characteristics of hot-tempered people from the perspective of traditional medicine:
These people are thin. The color of their faces and the whites of their eyes turn yellow. They have warm and dry skin. They are warm and do not tolerate summer. They are very thirsty and have a dry mouth. The best season for them is winter. They are sleep deprived. They tend to eat pickles such as lavashka and vinegar, as well as cold foods such as cucumbers and lettuce, and are less likely to eat sweet foods.
B- Psychological characteristics:
They get angry quickly and calm down soon. People are lively, energetic, smart and talkative.
2) Warm and wet temperament (tail)
A. What are the physical characteristics of people with short temperament?
These people are big limbs, have red and white skin and full back hair. They have a strong pulse. They sleep well, although they are comfortable with insomnia. These people do not tolerate much heat or cold, but in general, it is easier for them to tolerate the cold. They like sweets and pickles and eat almost all kinds of food. Their skin is warm, moist and soft.
B- Psychological characteristics:
Humans are brave and courageous, usually leading and leading the group. They are usually calm people, but try not to take advantage of their capacity, as they may engage in risky behaviors when angry.
3) Cold and wet temperament (phlegm)
A. What are the physical characteristics of phlegmatic people in terms of traditional medicine?
These people are obese and full of fat. They have white skin and short hair. They are not thirsty and have a wet mouth. They have a lot of sleep. They tend to consume hot foods such as sweets and spices and do not want to eat cold foods, including pickles. Winter is a bad season for them.
B- Psychological characteristics:
These people are low energy and slow. They are usually patient and calm and less angry.
4) Cold and dry temperament (soda)
A- Physical characteristics of people with cold and dry temperament:
These people have thin bodies. These people have little sleep and have a dry nose. They tend to be sweeter and warmer than colds. They are more inclined to warm weather and are more comfortable in the spring. Autumn is an unfavorable season for them.
B- Psychological characteristics:
Moody people are precise, orderly, far-sighted and calculating people. Bile is the secretion of the liver, the color of which is yellow, which is part of the fire, is hot and dry, and produces a lot of heat.
Treatment of various diseases with traditional medicine:
Symptoms of biliary disease:
Those who produce a lot of bile. Headache – Pulse of the pulse – White-yellowing of the eyes – Darkening of the eyes – Dizziness – The taste of their mouth is bitter – Sore throat, when bile enters the stomach – Thirst – Burning of the liver under the right rib They are very hot and have at least two degrees fever and Their lips are dry – their scalp is cracked and burning, and as dandruff and even the roots of eyelashes and dandruff become burnt and flaky – rough skin – dark yellow urine color – eyebrows – a great interest in ice water and ice – Rhetorical excuses – Hair falls out one by one – Seeing Hu Lakn’s dream Falling from a height – War and strife
The cause of biliary disease:
Increases fatty and sweet foods in bile.
Traditional medicine includes foods that are harmful to bile:
Overeating – After a short meal, re-eating – noodle soup – Garlic pasta (absolutely do not eat the liver is hot and cold and the garlic turns into fire and the patient gets sick) – Sweets
Treatment methods for biliary patients in traditional medicine:
Pomegranate and Shatoot are the best medicine. Barberry – Raspberry – Apricot – Peach – Cucumber – Lettuce – Carrot – Olive Oil – Sesame – Apple – Pear – Barley Soup – Pumpkin Pumpkin – Mushroom Food – Pumpkin Pie – Spinach – Coriander – Peas – Lentils – mung beans – Oats – Omani lemon
Symptoms of measles:
Cold and dry soda is made of soil and blood sediment and has a pH of 6, and the spleen is produced and activates the spleen. The pH of the blood must be above 7, and if it reaches 7, it will go into a state of coma and fainting. If soda increases, the taste of the mouth becomes salty – the smell of infection in the mouth – nightmares and depression – fatigue – overeating without knowing – slimming – lethargy – severe constipation once a week – bitumen and black stools – Burning when urinating – Dark gray urine – Nausea – Darkness of the eyes and blindness at night – Dark skin and face – Stomach irritation – Excessive itching and cracking of the skin
Causes of measles:
Leftover and stale foods and salty foods increase soda.
Harmful food in terms of traditional medicine for mood swings:
Lentils – Drinks with food – Smoked fish – Leftover food and Bayat – Salt Salt – Cucumber – Old meat (dark red) – Cheese should not be eaten.
How to treat measles from the perspective of traditional medicine:
Eat hot and wet food – laxative – barley soup (with mutton – a little ginger – saffron) after the health of honey and regular use of Shirazi – berries – clean with warm water – figs – dates – raisins – cardamom – cinnamon – cumin – Saffron
Characteristics of people with phlegm:
The body revolutionizes itself and brings about rheumatoid arthritis. It is like curd and water or egg white and is related to the lymphatic system or the immune system.
It is watery, cold and wet, and those who eat a lot of cold (sour yogurt) activate my phlegm. The minister’s eyes are swollen – the taste of their mouths is sour – the skin is loose and white and watery – the skin is temporarily whitened (leprosy) and the hair is soon bleached – a brown spot on the whites of the eyes and a cold on the hands and feet and sore feet and Knee pain – Shaking hands and feet (Parkinson’s) Late digestion – Stomach pain – Shortness of breath when eating – They squirm and like to massage – back pain between the shoulders and muscle cramps in the back of the neck – dull and drowsy – current Drinking water from the mouth during sleep – heart palpitations and wakefulness – Thinning of the nose – Nasal discharge – Excessive cough – Forgetfulness – Excessive urination with low bladder pressure.
What causes phlegm?
Increases dairy and pickle foods and phlegm vinegar.
Avoid eating phlegm:
Dairy – Pickles – Lita – Salt – Potatoes – Lentils – Mushrooms – Beef and veal – White meat (bad for rheumatism and increases pain) – Tea – Coffee – Nescafe – Sour fruit Vakal – Tangerine – Kiwi – Warm ( Cold) Peeled cucumber – Sweet lemon – Barley soup with ginger
Temperamental phlegm treatment with the help of traditional medicine:
Meat (camel – sheep – pigeon – star – sparrow) – spices (cardamom – cinnamon – ginger – cumin – saffron – zenia – saranjan – kholnjan – garlic – shallots – mustard) – vegetables (celery – mint – basil – parsley – tarragon – Sage) – Cabbage – Asparagus – Carrots – Pumpkin – Sour Lemon – Wheat – Peas – Walnuts – Qadoumeh Shirazi –
Characteristics of temperament people:
It is airy, warm, and wet, and it is used to deliver food and oxygen to the cells. If it is increased, the taste in the mouth becomes sweet. Pomegranate or barberry is eaten and the body suffers from itching, tingling and tingling more in the neck between the scapula comes from the gums and becomes anxious.
The cause of dementia:
Overeating and overeating increase blood flow.
Harmful food for mood swings:
Overeating – Eggplant – Starchy food – Ice water – Sweets – Forbidden food
Demo temperament and treatment with traditional herbal medicine:
Fasting (Khakshir – Balang – Reyhan eggs – Mel eggs – Qadoumeh Shirazi – Balango – Esfarazeh) Pour one of these into the water, increase its volume and eat. Smoke increases bowel movements and the bowel works easily.
Collection: Bitoteh Health Section