Letter to Editor


1 Department of Traditional Persian Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of History of Medicine, School of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

3 Traditional Medicine Clinical Trial Research Center, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran


Current medicine is the last ring of a long chain of progress of medical sciences in various civilizations during history. Among them, Persia was one of the oldest civilizations in history, and dates back to about 10000 years ago (1).