Concept of Contraception in Unani System of Medicine: Contemporary Research and Application
Tarannum1*, Mohammad Idris2
1. M.D. Scholar, PG Deptt. Of Ilm-us-Saidla, Ayurvedic & Unani TIbbia College & Hospital, Karol Bagh, New Delhi, India.
2. Professor & H.O.D., PG Deptt. Of Ilm-us-Saidla, Ayurvedic & Unani TIbbia College & Hospital, Karol Bagh, New Delhi, India.
It was already reported that increasing population is a matter of concern in India. In an order to control the population, Indian government promotes the family planning with several means of contraceptives. These contraceptives include oral contraceptive pills (OCP’s), intra uterine devices (IUCD’s), condom, barrier methods and irreversible surgical methods. They are available in market with several reported adverse effects. Thus, search for an effective, safe and user-friendly contraceptive is remains a challenge. In this article an approach was made to explore the Unani contraceptives measures. The validated studies on Unani contraceptives were also described in the present review.
Key words: Unani contraceptives, Mane’y hamal, Mudir-e-haiz, Musqit-e-janeen.