Traditional medicine is a major component of the cultural patrimony of the people of the United Arab Emirates. It covers the concepts and philosophy of the people regarding health, diseases, names of diseases and different methods of treatment.
It also includes traditional medicine and posology. Taking into account the limited local environment in the past, the people of the UAE tried hard to exploit all the constituents of that environment in treatment and, after consecutive experiences, good results were achieved and inherited by generations.
Traditional medicine uses herbs, cauterizing, cupping, massaging, treatment by the Holy Quran and other traditional methods.
Traditional medicine survived because people considered it part of their faith and heritage.
Archeological sites are historic symbols which reflect the continuous progress of mankind.
In this respect, the fortress stand out as one of the archeological sites of the United Arab Emirates, that throughout the years, mirrored the realities of life at various times.
The fortress had always been used as a stronghold for the Emirate’s political leadership as well as its first line of defense...