Alternative Medicines – Black Seed

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In the Spring of 1996, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a patent for drug use as an immune system stimulant. The drug is based on extracts of 'nigella sativa', more commonly known as the black seed to Muslims or black cumin. The patent was based on 'a pharmaceutical composition containing an extract of the plant Nigella sativa … for treated cancer, preventing the side effects of anticancer chemotherapy, and for increasing the … [Read more...]

Tibb-e-Nabawiy – Prophetic Medicine

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medical cures prescribed by Nabi Muhammad (Salallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) by Mawlana Ebrahim Adam, Cape Allaahumma Yassir Walaa Tua-ssir Wa-tammim Bil-Khayr This kitaab (book) is a collection of Hadith of Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) wherein he prescribed medical cures for the body from the Qur'an and through Wahi (Revelation). This book is known as Thibinabiwi (cures … [Read more...]

Ruqya – a Special Curing Prayer

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Do you know that you can use specialized duaa and Qur'anic verses to cure the sick? We are told in the Qur'an that Prophet Ibraheem, alayhis salam, said, "And when I am ill, it is He Who cures me." [26:80] The Prophet, sallallahu alayhe wasallam, said: "There is a remedy for every malady, and when the remedy is applied to the disease it cures it with … [Read more...]

The Incense Oud

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Imaam Bukhari reported that the Prophet said: "Treat with Indian incense ('oud al-Hindi), for it has healing for seven diseases; it is to be sniffed by one having throat problems, and to be put into one side of the mouth by one suffering from pleurisy." This prescription was given more than fourteen hundred years ago before aromatherapy was even considered an area of alternative medicine. Most of us are familiar with the perfume `Oud and the … [Read more...]

Smoking – Let’s Clear the Air

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Cigarette smoking is the single largest preventable cause of death and disease The cigarette represents a uniquely dangerous drug. Just like other drugs it is unsafe at any level. Smoking is also addictive and causes harm to everyone; smokers and non smokers - passive smoking. What’s in a cigarette Tobacco smoke contains thousands of poisonous chemicals. Nicotine An addictive drug found in tobacco smoke. Nicotine increases blood … [Read more...]