Traditional Arabic Medicine

The Babylonians, Assyrians and Sumerians comprise one of the oldest civilizations, and several plants were domesticated during this early period. Several medicinal plants are mentioned in civil laws carved on stone and commissioned by the King of Babylon (1700 BCE). The Arabs established drugstores in the eighth century, and the Persian pharmacist Avicenna described all Greco-Roman medicine in his book Canon of Medicine. This text forms the basis of distinct Islamic healing system known today as Unani-Tibb. Papaver somniferum was known to the Sumerians in 4000 BCE as hul gil (joy plant). The most frequently used medicinal plants in the Middle East are: Allium cepa, Astracantha gummifera, Carthamus tinctorius, Carum carvi, Ferula asafoetida, Lawsonia inermis, Papaver somniferum, Peganum harmala, Prunus dulcis, Prunica granatum, Salvadora persica, Senna alexandrina, Sesamum indicum, Trachyspermum ammi, Trigonella foenum-graecum and Vitis vinifera [3, 16].

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