Islamic Medicine

Hijamah (Cupping)

Hijamah (Cupping)

Authentic Narrations About Hijama – Cupping Therapy Cupping is the Best of Remedies “If there is something excellent to be used as a remedy, then it is Hijama Cupping”. Reported by Abu Huraira.[Sunan Ibn Maajah] The Prophet (PBUH) explained that Hijama is one of the best medicines: “The best medicine with which you treat yourselves is Hijama, or it is one …

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TEN HEALTH PRESCRIPTIONS OF ISLAM VALID TO THIS DAY

Who would have guessed that many of the injunctions Islam prescribed 1400 years ago would be so effective today in maintaining hygiene and preventing disease. But that’s the fact. They hold good today as they did back then. Islam teaches us that “God has not sent down a disease except that He has also sent down its cure“. And as …

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Siwaak – The Forgotten Sunnah -By Asma bint Shameem

Alhamdulillaah, we all understand the importance of oral hygiene. Science in the twentieth century has shown us the link between poor oral hygiene and certain diseases such as stroke, heart disease, pre-term babies, as well as general ill-health of a person. However, while shuffling between electric/sonic toothbrushes, water piks and expensive dental treatments, we forgot that while the rest of …

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Different Types of Dates

Dates (also called Tamar or Kurma) are one of the most important and oldest fruits associated with Middle East and the Islamic history. Noticeably, type of dates are vital and staple source of food for almost all families in the Middle East. One of the reasons is that dates for muslims are holy fruits. Not to forget that dates are …

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Islamic Medicine – Plants Of The Quran: Pomegranate

Pomegranates are a holy food for Muslims and Jews The princely pomeganate, ar-Rumm in Arabic, is mentioned in the Koran as one of the many delicious rewards awaiting in Paradise. Its numerous uses in cooking and medicine, as well as its beautiful structure, make the fruit a wonder for Muslims who believe that each pomegranate seed is a sign of the sustainer. Pomegranates …

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