Study of Folk medicine in Firoozbahram village in Tehran province

Parviz Faizi

Abstract


Native knowledge is part of the national capital of each nation, which includes local beliefs, values, tools and knowledge. One of these native acquaintances is the medicine and folk medicine knowledge of the people.The strength or weakness of the folk medicine and its content are directly linked to the degree to which the community is traditional. In the small towns and villages of developing countries,excluding the intervention of professional groups, local practice is evident in various ways.Anthropological studies show that in many cases traditional medicine, religious beliefs, and scientific medicine are common abreast. Firoozbahram village is located in the southwest of Tehran metropolitan in the province of Tehran.In this article, we will be acquainted with the popular folk medicine in the village of Firoozbahram in a tangible way and introduce it as part of the folklore culture and knowledge of this region of Iran.In this article, we will study folk medicine in the village and its sub-branches, which include herbal remedies, non-herbal medicines, bone-setting, cupping, curing bycauterizing, treatmentof bites, fertility and childbirth and their traditional treatments.The herbs listed in this article are native to the village and non-native plantare not mentioned.

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