Tibb can trace its origin back to Hippocrates, from the Cos School in Greece who made the monumental break from magic/superstition to “patient-orientated” medicine.
The Cos School taught “Treat the Patient not the Disease”.
Tibb follows a multi-factorial holistic approach to health and disease management.
Tibb accepts that many diseases have a spiritual dimension which is recognised within a treatment regime.
Tibb is true to the Hippocratic tradition of “Assist Nature” by recognising “Physis” – the healing doctor within.
Tibb is health focused, not disease driven and focuses on diet, environment, lifestyle and trusted herbs
Tibb recognises that the body has the ability to self-regulate and to self-heal through the power of Physis.
Tibb recognised each patient’s individuality and formulates unique treatments and advice to restore humoral balance
Tibb recognises the harmonious connection between body, mind and spirit as necessary for optimum health.
Tibb does not rely heavily on hi-tech diagnosis preferring empirical, traditional and time tested diagnostic techniques.
Tibb treats both the symptoms and the underlying causes to restore balance of the four humours
Tibb is best suited for treating long terms chronic, recurring disorders including degenerative changes.
Tibb examines a patient’s diet, lifestyle and social interactions in its approach to health maintenance.