Question Is this a reliable narration? In Kanzul ‘Ummal quoting from Bayhaqi, a narration mentions that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) suggests that the best of all medicines are hijama, laxative and leeches.
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Question I read a Hadith somewhere that states (something to the effect) that if a fly falls in something, one should dip it fully and then drink that because there is disease in one wing and cure in the other. Can you please explain?
Question Could you verify this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Cupping is [among] the most helpful procedure to treat yourself”
Question Is this a Hadith? ‘Diet is the foundation of medicine and the stomach is the foundation of illness’
Question I read the following Hadith in an email: Sayyidatuna Asma bint Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anha) had a garment that belonged to Rasulullaah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Whenever anyone fell ill in Madinah, the garment would be washed, the water given to the ailing person to drink and the garment draped over his body. The person would then be cured. [Sahih Muslim, Hadith number: …
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.
Question What is the status of cupping /hijamah in Islam? Is it a ‘forgotten’ Sunnah? In which case, is it’s revival a commendable act worthy of great potential reward or would it now be seen as an outdated therapy that no longer applies given the advances of modern medicine?