Volume 8, Issue 2 (2020 2021)                   JRH 2021, 8(2): 67-78 | Back to browse issues page

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Assistant Professor, Faculty of Theology and Islamic Studies, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
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 Aromatherapy is a kind of herbal medicine that uses plant oil to treat diseases, maintain health and improve body and mind wellness. The present content analysis aimed to re-read the pharmacological function of the perfumes (animal and plant) in the prevention and treatment of diseases as a therapeutic method to investigate and demonstrate the importance of aromatherapy in the Avicenna method of treatment as an applied method or supplementary drug. Studies indicate that in the history of medicine and pharmacy, perfumes have been used as singular and compound spice. Avicenna was the prominent physician among the Muslim medics who used aromatic substances to diagnose and treat diseases. The perfumes have been applied in forms of inhalation, bathing, dripping, incense, and massage, and in some cases, they have been prescribed as oral medicine
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Type of Study: Content analysis | Subject: Islamic- Iranian Medicine

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