A HOLISTIC APPROACH OF RENAL CALCULUS (HASATE KULYA) IN UNANI MEDICINE

Dr. Rajesh, MA Siddiqui, Anirban Goswami

Abstract


Renal stone (Hasate Kulya), with a life time risk of 7-13%, results in significant morbidity as well as substantial economic costs, not only directly from medical treatment but also indirectly through time lost from work. India has high incidence of renal calculi especially in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh.

Ancient literatures are enriched in Hasate Kulya (Renal calculus), Unani physicians described broadly the pathology, manifestations and treatment of its. According to Majoosi, renal calculi is formed due to increased hararate ghareezi and madda (matter) of these calculi derived from viscous and mucous matter, these matters may be the phlegmatic or viscous blood or pus. Razi mentioned the symptoms of calculi i.e. renal pain, incontinence of urine, dysuria and the persons passing sandy precipitate in their urine must have the calculus in his kidneys or in urinary bladder.


Keywords


Renal calculus (Hasate Kulya), Hararate Ghareezi (Internal Energy), Mufattite Hasat advia (lithotriptic drugs)

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