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10 Things You Should Know About Hijama Cupping Therapy

Wet cupping (hijama) is a fast-disappearing practice, which is a shame as it was highly recommended by the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and continues to offer many health benefits. The premise of Islamic medicine is faith in Allah the Exalted and knowing healing comes only from Him, and that there is […]

What is the Sunna Method of Seeking a Cure to an Illness?

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel Question: I’m aware as a Muslim we should seek medical care first then leave the cure in Allah swt hands. I gathered that from the Musa alayhis salaam tooth ache hadith. My question is what is the sunnah way of taking medications? For example first do i make intention? Give […]

The Place of Prophetic Medicine in the Sacred Law

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question:  My question is regarding the various hadith regarding certain medical treatments apparently recommended by the Messenger of God (sullAllahu alayhi wasalaam), specifically: Do they relate to a general recommendation to seek out what is known to be effective medicine in the society of the time, or are they […]