What is the reference for this Hadith?

Salma, the servant of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said, “Whenever someone would complain of a headache to the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) he (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) would advise them to perform Hijama.”



Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration.

Sayyidah Salma, the servant of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whenever anyone complained to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that they were experiencing headaches, he instructed them undergo cupping…”

(Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 3854)


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