Among all the regimental therapies prescribed by Unani scholars, Nutool is a novel method in which water, oil or medicated decoction is poured from a height over specific sites of body in certain diseases.
In this procedure the affected or diseased part of the body is washed by a stream of water or medicated decoction from a prescribed height.
Nutool (Irrigation/ Pouring of medicated water) is done to accelerate the process of Ikhraaj-e-mawaad-e- faasida (evacuation of morbid materials) and Ta’deel-e- mizaaj-e- a’aza (normalization of temperament of organs) by altering the temperament of an organ (Tabdeel-e-Mizaj-e- a’za) and by improving the defense mechanism of body (Quwat-e – mudafi’at). It also enhances the local absorption of medicines thus helps in getting the desired action of medicine locally.
Classification of Nutool (Irrigation/ Pouring of medicated water)
Depending upon the nature of liquid used for desired actions, Nutool has been broadly divided into two types;
Nutool is effective in relieving chronic diseases, pains and stiffness of various types, in the treatment of arthritis (Waja- ul mafasil), migrane (Shaqeeqa), meningitis (waram-e- nukhaá) and mastitis (waram-e- sadi).
The objectives of performing Nutool are:
To disperse the matter from affected part
To alter the temperamental state of the organ
To achieve the astringent effect
To relieve several chronic diseases, pains and stiffness of various types
Nutool is found to be very effective in the treatment of several chronic diseases like paralysis (Faalij), sinusitis (Waram-e- tajaweef-e- anaf), headache (Sudaa), salpingitis, arthritis (Waja-ul- mafasil), mastitis (Waram-e- sadi), sleeplessness, stroke (Sakta), retention of urine (ehtibaas-e- baul), migraine (Shaqiqah), endometritis (Waram-e- reham), meningitis (Sarsaam), depression, tension, polio and even certain mental disorders.
- PUBLISHED DATE : Sep 19, 2015
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- LAST UPDATED ON : Sep 19, 2015
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