Government Of Karnataka

Ilaj Bit Tadbeer

In Unani system we have four basic methods of treatment

1. Ilaj bit tadbeer (regimental therapy)
2. Ilaj bil dawa (pharmaco therapy)
3. Ilaj bil giza (dieto therapy)
4. Ilaj bil yad (surgery)


Ilaj bit tadbeer is one of the four methods of treatment in which the diseases are cured by different regimental therapies.
Department of Ilaj bit Tadbeer is persisting since the existence of the college. Before it was merged in Moalijath(Medicine). Now it is a separate department from (Rs 4) batch onwards.
This subject is taught in 3rd Year BUMS. It has Theory of 100 marks, Practical of 100 marks.
The departmental objective is to make the students learn & practice all Regimenal therapies.

The following are the types of therapies-
1. FASAD (venesection)
2. HIJAMA (cupping)
3. TAREEQ (diaphoresis)
4. IDRAR (dieresis)
5. HAMMAM (bath)

6. DALAK (massage)
7. IMALA (counter irritation)
8. AMAL-E-KAI (cauterization)


9. ISHAL (purgatives)
10. QAI (emesis)
11. RIYAZATH (exercise)
12. IRSAL-E-ALAQ (leech therapy)



  • Hijama is performed using plastic or glass cups.
  • These are applied on the respective areas by creating vacuum.
  • This helps in evacuation of morbid matter and enhances the blood flow.

These diseases can be treated with Hijama Therapy

  • Arthritis
  • Headache
  • Meningitis
  • Endometritis
  • Sciatica
  • Gout
  • Orchitis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Menorrhagia
  • Piles
  • Dysmenorrhoea
  • Hemoptysis
  • Colics
  • Hydrocele
  • Psychic disorders.



  • Leeching therapy is useful in removing the toxic matter from the blood.
  • Leech is applied on the respective area and thus there is suction of blood.
  • The leech releases some enzymes which helps in curing the disease.
  • Its mostly applied in skin disorders.

Following diseases can be treated with leech Theraphy

  • Chronic skin diseases
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Chronis ulcers
  • Piles
  • Cancer
  • Scabies
  • Psoriasis.



  • Venesection is a process in which respective veins are incised and blood is drawn from it.
  • It is beneficial in disorders of heart and blood.

These Diseases can be treated with venesection

  • Snake bites
  • Arthritis
  • Hypertension
  • Sciatica
  • Gout
  • Apoplexy
  • Meningitis
  • Heart diseases
  • Hepatic diseases
  • Varicose veins
  • Nephritis
  • Orchitis.


  • Exercise is a type of therapy
  • which restores health.
  • It increases the metabolism , blood circulation and thus keeps the person fit.
  • It gives muscular strength and prevents the muscles from becoming flaccid.

Ailments that can be treated with Exercise therapy

  • Joint pain
  • Obesity
  • Constipation
  • Cervical spondylosis
  • Lumbago.




  • Massage is a treatment in which the surface of the body is rubbed or massaged depending on the illness.
  • It enhances blood circulation and relieves stiffness of the muscles.

Following Diseases can be managed with massage Therapy

  • Paralysis
  • Joint pain
  • Sciatica
  • Nerve disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Constipation
  • Melancholy
  • Mental disorders

No of Procedure done in the department of Ilaj bit Tadbeer in the last calendar year Jan-2019 to Dec-2019  Tadabeer carried out  OPD  IPD  Total
 1.  Fasad  78 20 98
2.  Hijama  640 440 1040
3.  Dalak  785 560 1345
4.  Riyazath  700 430 1030
5.  Taleeq  530 100 630
6.  Hamam  100 410 510
7.  Others  4540 3400 7940

For More Details Contact the faculties

Staff Details Name of Teacher Designation Photo
 1. Dr.C.Jeelani Professor & HOD  
2. Dr Naveeda Thabassum Associate Professor