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August 7, 2016 at 3:55 pm By

Iranian traditional medicine encompasses a diversity of knowledge about preventive medicine, remedies, and the preservation and promotion of good health. It focuses on six key factors: climate, food and drink, sleep and waking, movement and resting, discomfort and its relief, and psychological state. It comprises orally transmitted knowledge and practices as well as thousands of written texts. The philosophy and traditional knowledge are highly respected and Iranians regard their traditional medicine as a defining part of their communal identity.

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