Indian Scholar Essay Rewrite Unani medicine article for the Student’s Encyclopædia Britannica India, written by Indian scholar. Revised by Judith West BEFORE AFTER Unani medicine, Tibb, Graeco, Arabic Unani tibb (or medicine; literally, “nature”) medicine, practiced today in India actually is a system of healing and health takes its origin from Ionia-Greece. But maintenance observed today in India that Tibb of today is based on Hippocratic, has its origins in ancient Greek and Arabic Galenic doctrines and developed, nurtured practices and philosophy. Unani medicine and made practicable by rationalization and originated in the doctrines of the ancient scientific illustrations by the Arabs. Since Greek physicians Hippocrates and Galen the whole treatise of Greek knowledge was and was developed, nurtured, and refined transformed into the lingua franca -- through systematic experiment by the Arabic during the Caliphate sovereignty It Arabs, most prominently, perhaps, by the is therefore called Arabian or Islamic scholar-physician Avicenna (Hakim Abu medicine. Today’s Unani Tibb which finds Ali Abdullah Husayn Ibn Sina). During the itself more accountable and significant to Caliphate (the political religious Muslim the scientific arena is basically a State that began in AD 632), the bulk of proportionate combination of Greek and Greek knowledge was translated into Arabic learnings and knowledge. The Arabic, part of that knowledge being the Islamic medicine, which rendered its principals of medicine. With additional services to ailing societies and mankind contributions of medical wisdom from undoubtedly, reigned with its fervour from other parts of the Middle East and South the eighth century AD to the Middle ages, Asia, Unani medicine came to be known is now called Unani Tibb in South Asian also as Arabian, or Islamic, medicine. countries. It is called Graeco-Arab system Contemporary Unani medical doctrine and of medicine practice finds itself more accountable and significant to the discipline of modern science.