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Is It Permissible To Use Products That Contain Stearic Acid?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Would it be haram to use products that contain stearic acid (and its derivatives such as sodium stearate, magnesium stearate, etc) that is derived from pork? Would it be permissible to use soap, shampoo, deodorant, etc in which the manufacturer may have used pork in manufacturing? Answer: wa `alaykum […]

Are Care Products Containing Vodka Permissible?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Are products containing “lime extracted in vodka” and “rosemary, an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, steeped in vodka” halal or haram? Answer: wa `alaykum assalam This would be permissible to use on the body. However, it would be better to avoid and find alternatives that do not contain such ingredients. The […]

Did Imam Abu Hanifa Distinguish Between the Legal Rulings for Wine and Beer?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Did Imam Abu Hanifa distinguish between wine and beer? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and states. The short answer is yes, Imam Abu Hanifa did make a distinction between wine and beer with respect to legal categorization and […]

Why is Caffeine Not Haram?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I have heard many times that the Quran itself prohibits Muslims from consuming ANY type of intoxicant.  If this is the case, then why do people not view caffeine, which is a known intoxicant to not be haram. Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you […]

Can We Use Deodorants, Creams, and Perfumes That Contain Alcohol?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Are we permitted to use deodorants, creams, perfumes, and other cosmetics containing alcohol? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful, and all blessings and peace upon our master Muhammad, his Folk, Companions and those who follow their noble way, Assalamu alaikum, Yes it is permitted to […]