Al-Muwaffaq Al-Baghdadi said, “If you want to know the benefits of Talbeenah, then think of the benefits of barley water, especially if it is made of bran. There is nothing more beneficial than broth for one who eats a lot of barley. As for the one who eats a lot of wheat, the best thing for him when he is sick is barley broth.”
Al-Kahhal Ibn Tarkhan said, “It heats, acts as a laxative, expels worms and stimulates the libido. If it is cooked with soups, it cleanses the chest and stops the hair from falling. If it is used as a compress with water and salt, it helps to draw out boils and is beneficial in cases of asthma and difficulty breathing;#DarussalamPublishers #IslamicMedicine #IslamicEBooks #AmazonKindle #KindleStore #BarnesAndNoble
The Chinese and Indians have used ginger since ancient times as a remedy and as a spice. Galen says of it, “It has a strong warming effect. If we want to warm the entire body quickly, then we must eat ginger.” Ibn Masawayh said, “Ginger is beneficial in cases of blockage in the liver resulting from moisture and cold.#DarussalamPublishers #IslamicMedicine #IslamicEBooks #AmazonKindle #KindleStore #BarnesAndNoble
Henna has been known since ancient times. The Pharaohs used it for various purposes. They made a paste from its ground leaves for the hands, to dye their hair and as a remedy for wounds. Many Pharaonic mummies have been found dyed with henna. They also made a perfume with its flowers. It is held in extremely high esteem by many Muslim peoples who use it as a cosmetic because of its distinctive properties.
Figs are regarded as one of the richest fruits in vitamins, especially B1, B2, C, carotene and, first and foremost, vitamin A. They also contain a high level of nutrients, especially iron, calcium and copper, which are the materials that build the cells of the body and produce hemoglobin, so they are beneficial for those affected by anemia.
There is modern evidence to show that squash is beneficial in protecting against cancer. The Journal of Biochemical Research published an article in 1985 on a study carried out in the National Cancer Institute in the United States which indicates that squash protects against lung cancer in the inhabitants of New Jersey in the United States. (Qabasat Min al-Tibb An-Nabawi)
Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “Sweet pomegranate is good for the stomach and strengthens it, because it acts as a gentle astringent. It is beneficial for the throat, chest and lungs, and is good for coughs. Its juice acts as a laxative and offers slow nourishment to the body and stimulates sexual desire. It is not good for those who have fever. The sour pomegranate acts as a gentle astringent that is beneficial for infected stomachs;
Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy upon him, said, “In the citron there are many benefits, in its skin, flesh, juice and seeds. Among the benefits of its skin: it brings a pleasant smell to the air, and perfumes the breath, if it is held in the mouth. If it is put in food, it helps with digestion. #DarussalamPublishers #IslamicMedicine #IslamicEBooks #AmazonKindle #KindleStore #BarnesAndNoble