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Prohibition of using haram medicine

Question

Please provide the reference for the following Hadith.

Allah Ta’ala has sent down both the disease and the cure, and He has appointed a cure for every disease. So treat yourselves, but use nothing unlawful.

Answer

Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) has recorded the narration in question in his Sunan on the authority of Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Abi Dawud, hadith: 3870)

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