Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (2004): Supplement 2:
2nd International Congress on Traditional Medicine and Materia Medica
Human morphology from view point of traditional medicine
Traditional Iranian Medicine (T.I.M.) is a branch of natural history sciences that has originated from theoretical wisdom. The philosophy of this medicine is dependent on the hakims and philosophers viewpoint to the world and then to the fashion and general quality of its parts. This holisticly viewpoint to the human beside available intellectual comparisons and partition in medicine (Unlike what is belived today that the ancient sciences, especially medicine, were only achieved by multiple experiences) has caused the principles of this medicine to be fixed and be welcomed by the people of each era for thousands of years except two recent century.
In traditional medicine human consist of three parts: dirty body _ fairy body _ spirit (Ruh). These are in interaction with each other and one can influence the others. This article addresses and explains these parts and demarcates all them along with intellectual bases and structures of traditional medicine. It covers some problems such as: difference between vaporous spirit and nafsani spirit (human spirit) - discussion of spirit physical temperament (Mizaj) and body mizaj - … .