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  • The Prophet's guidance on treating skin rashes and scabies

    In the books of Imams Al-Bukhari and Muslim  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  them it is narrated that Anas  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him said: "The Messenger of Allah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) has allowed Abdur-Rahman Ibn 'Awf and Az-Zubayr Ibn Al-'Awwam  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  them to wear silk garments because of a skin rash they had.".. More

  • The Prophet's remedy for dropsy

    It is narrated in the books of Imams Al-Bukhari and Muslim, may Allah have mercy upon them, that Anas Ibn Malik, may Allaah be pleased with him, said: "Some people of (the tribes of) 'Ukl and 'Uraynah came to Al-Madeenah and its climate did not suit them. So the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, ordered them to go to the herd of camels.. More

  • Henna and its uses in the past and today

    "The best thing with which to color your gray hair is henna or katm." [Abu Dawood and At-Tirmithi] Jabir Ibn 'Abdullah, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that Abu Quhafa, the father of Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with them, came on the day of the conquest of Makkah with his hair and beard extremely white. The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Miswaak: The natural toothbrush

    The Miswaak was known before Islam, but Islam added a religious perspective to its usage. The Prophetic guidance: The Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, recommended Muslims to clean their teeth using a Miswaak every day; especially upon waking up, when performing ablution, before prayer, when reciting the Quran, before sleeping, when.. More

  • The buzzing of the bees and honey

    “And your Lord inspired to the bee, "Take for yourself among the mountains, houses, and among the trees and [in] that which they construct. Then eat from all the fruits and follow the ways of your Lord laid down [for you]." There emerges from their bellies a drink, varying in colors, in which there is healing for people. Indeed in that.. More

  • The Prophetic Guidance on Perfumes

    If speech is blessed by sending blessings upon the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, how could Madeenah not have been blessed during his days, while he inhabited it; he, who refreshed its breeze, perfumed its atmosphere and renewed its fragrance; whose scent preceded him to wherever he went and remained after he had left. It was he, sallallaahu.. More

  • Black Seed (Nigella sativa): A cure for every disease

    Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “Use this Black Seed regularly, because it is a cure for every disease, except death.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] What is the Black Seed? Its botanical name is Nigella sativa. It is believed to be indigenous to the Mediterranean region.. More

  • The healing of honey

    More than 1,400 years ago, Allah All-Mighty told us through His Messenger, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, that honey can heal a variety of medical problems. Honey is a remarkable viscous liquid, prepared by bees from nectars of various plants. It has occupied a prominent place in traditional medicines throughout history. The ancient Egyptians, Assyrians,.. More

  • Fever: A blessing in disguise

    Fever wipes out one’s sins and rids his body from dead substances and germs. It is a blessing in disguise. The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “When a believer gets sick or feverish, it is like metal when put on fire, the bad is gone and the good remains.” [Al-Bayhaqi] He, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, also describes.. More

  • What is Hijaamah (cupping)?

    The word hijaamah (cupping) comes from the word hajm which means sucking, as in the phrase hajama al-sabiy thadya ummihi (the infant suckled his mother's breast). Al-Hajjaam means the cupper, hijaamah is the profession of cupping, and the word mihjam is used to describe the vessel in which the blood is collected and the lancet used by the cupper.) In.. More

  • Soothing Ginger

    "And amongst them will be passed round vessels of silver and cups of crystal—crystal-clear, made of silver. They will determine the measure thereof (according to their wishes). And they will be given to drink there of a cup (of wine) mixed with zanjabeel (ginger), a spring there called salsabeel. And round about them will serve boys of everlasting.. More

  • The Prophet's guidance on treating wounds and cuts

    In the books of Imaams Al-Bukhari and Muslim, may Allah have mercy upon them, it is narrated that Sahl Ibn Sa'd, may Allah be pleased with him, was asked about how the Messenger's, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, injuries in the battle of Uhud were treated. Sahl, may Allah be pleased with him, said: "The Prophet's, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, face.. More

  • Treating diarrhea

    It is narrated in the books of Imaams Al-Bukhari and Muslim, may Allah have mercy upon them, that Abu Sa'eed Al-Khudri, may Allah be pleased with him, said: "A man came to the Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and said: 'My brother is complaining about his stomach, or he is complaining about diarrhea.’ The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi.. More

  • Eight medical reasons to prohibit swine flesh

    Why did Islam prohibit eating the flesh of swine? The answer to this question has remained debatable among Muslims and those of other religions who eat the flesh of swine and breed pigs, as they were unconvinced of the reasons for which Islam forbade eating the flesh of swine until they were panic-stricken by the epidemic outbreak of swine flu that.. More