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Cupping: Through the eyes of media today

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Another sign for sleeping souls… By Fakeha Neelofar Sharjah, U.A.E The Olympics are a global news catcher. Every sports fan, young and old, during the Olympic season, is glued to their Television sets, pitching for their favourite sports person and athlete. Rio Olympic 2016 brought a practice in news that has been universally applauded due to the stardom of sports, ... Read More »

Physical Ailments (Medicine of the Prophet)

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Physical ailments attack and harm the body and alter its normal functions, because of an excess amount of a substance. This type constitutes the majority of diseases and occurs because of overeating or consuming more than what the body needs, that which brings about little benefit or is not digested easily, or due to complex meals. When the son of ... Read More »

Providing proper remedies for ailments of the heart

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Providing proper remedies for ailments of the heart (referring to spiritual or emotional ailments) only occurs at the hands of Prophets and Messengers of Allah. The heart becomes well when it acquires the knowledge of its Lord and Creator and in His Names, Attributes, Actions and Commandments. The heart also becomes well when it prefers acquiring Allah’s Pleasure and prefers ... Read More »

Treating Depression and Grief

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There are fourteen types of cures to remove sadness, grief or depression according to the Prophet’s (peace and blessing be upon him) guidance [these consist in various supplications that are taught to us by our Prophet (peace be upon him)] 1. Affirming Allah’s Oneness in His Lordship. 2. Belief in the creed of Tawheed: There is no true God but ... Read More »

Physical ailments

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Physical ailments attack and harm the body and alter its normal functions, because of an excess amount of a substance. This type constitutes the majority of diseases and occurs because of overeating or consuming more than what the body needs, that which brings about little benefit or is not digested easily, or due to complex meals. When the son of ... Read More »

Curing Fever

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Excerpt from the book  The prophetic medicine by Ibn Al Qayyim It has been narrated in the Sahihain that the Prophet (pbuh) said: “Verily Fever- or severe fever- is a breath of the Hell Fire, so cool it using water. The body benefits from the fever more so than it benefits from taking medicine. This is because, the fever heats ... Read More »

The Prophet’s guidance on food and drink contaminated by flies

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In the Sahihain [ only Imam Bukhari narrated it in his Sahih] it is narrated that the Messenger of Allah (sallallaahua alaihi wasallam) “ If a housefly falls In the drink of anyone of you, he should dip it ( in the drink), for one of its wings has a disease and the other has the cure for the disease.” ... Read More »

Neutralizing the harm of various food and fruits

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In the Sahihan it is narrated that ‘ Abdullah bin Ja’far said, “ I saw the Messenger of Allah (sallalaahu alaihi wasallam) eat ripe dates with cucumbers.” Dates are hot while cucumbers are cool, and each is suitable for the other and In addition neutralizes each others harm. This is a type of balancing off the harm of one substance ... Read More »

Sea-Costus (Indian Costus)

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The doctors divide pleurisy into two types, real and unreal. The first type is an infected growth that appears in the pleura that coats the ribs. The second type causes a similar pain and attacks the pleura as a result of thick, congested flatulence between the peritoneum’s (smooth transparent membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and part of the pelvic ... Read More »

Euphorbia piteous (Shubrum)

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At Tirmidhi and Ibn Majah narrated that the Messenger of Allah (sallalaahu alaihi wassallam) asked Asma bint Umais, “how do you deal with constipation” She said, “By using Shubrum (euphorbia piteous)” The prophet (sallalaahu alaihi wassallam), it is hot and to strong laxative.” She then said. “ I In addition use Senna.” And the prophet replied,” If there is a ... Read More »