Uyghur geneeskunde

Uyghur Medicine Uyghur Medicine is an important component part of Uyghur culture and scientific heritage of Eastern civilization. It is the scientific summary of the Uyghur people’s consistent struggle against diseases since a long time.

Uyghur medicine It was the only practiced medicine in Uyghur region up until 20th century  is one of the 5 famous traditional medicines in China  It possesses unique theoretical system, It possesses unique theoretical system, treatment methods, and variety of drug sources science of Uyghur Medicine is divided into two part theory and practice. The theory part possesses a unique and complete set of The theory part possesses a unique and complete set of principles and teachings. these theories has been influenced by the Greek, Arabic, Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medical traditions. For example 4 Elements (4 4 Elements (4 Chong Madda), Temperament (Mizaj), humors (Khilit Organ (Aaza), Spirits (Roh), Power (Kuvvet ), ), ), Functions ), Functions (Afaal). In addition,principles in health & disease, reason in health & disease, reason & symptoms of diseases are important part of Uyghur Medical theory

We will not discuss the theoretical part as most of its theory is similar to Unani and Islamic medicine

Practical perspective includes; disease prevention& healthcare, method of diagnose &treatment, pharmaceutics &drug manufacturing.

Disease prevention & Healthcare system is trongly based on balancing the 6 Essential Factors (ALTE ZORURAT) they are: Air (Hawa), Food and Drinks (Yemek we Ichmek), Movement and Repose of body (Herket we Jimliq), Mental Health (Rohi Saghlamliq), Sleep and wakefulness (Uyqu we Oyghaqliq), Depletion and Retention (Tohtutush we Chiqirish)

  • Treatment method Psychiatric therapy
  • Dietotherapy
  • Treatment Treatment with with drug drug
  • Balancing humours
  • Treatment with sunlight
  • Sand bath treatment
  • Steam therapy Steam therapy
  • Thermotherapy
  • Treatment with covering under fur
  • etc

TUM Drugs Most of Herbs used in TUM are native to XUAR Most of Herbs used in TUM are native to XUAR  Natural sources: Plant, Animal, and Minirals have their unique temperament (hot, cold, wet, (hot, cold, wet, and dry) and propertie

TUM Drugs Uyghur Tiwips (physicians) use these drugs either as single drug (Kham Dorilar) or mixture of drugs (pish’shiq Dorilar).

Conclusion
Uyghur medicine is the scientific summary of the Uyghur people’s consistent Uyghur medicine is the scientific summary of the Uyghur people’s consistent struggle against diseases since a long time. It is the only practiced medicine since the ancient times until the beginning of 20th It is the only practiced medicine since the ancient times until the beginning of 20 century in the Uyghur region. It is one of the 5 famous traditional medicines in China. It is one of the 5 famous traditional medicines in China. It possesses unique theoretical system, treatment methods, and variety of drug It possesses unique theoretical system, treatment methods, and variety of drug sources.

Uyghur medicine has been developing in education, publications, medical institutions, researches, industries and products in education, publications, medical , such that it is becoming one of the , such that it is becoming one of the main Traditional Medicne.