Benefits of applying kuhl (antimony/collyrium)

Question

Treat your eyes with kuhl (antimony/collyrium), for it nourishes the eyes and eyelashes.

Is the above narration reliable?

 

Answer

This Hadith is recorded by Imams: Abu Dawud, Tirmidhi and Hakim (rahimahumullah).

Imams Tirmidhi and Hakim (rahimahumallah) have declared it authentic (sahih).

(Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 3874, Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1757, and Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 4 pg. 207)

 

Note: The kuhl that is mentioned in this Hadith is: ithmid, not just any type.

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar