Nobody would disagree that health is one of God’s greatest blessings; in Islam it is the greatest blessing after that of faith, for the Prophet (pbuh) said, “After faith, no one was given anything better than well-being”.
However, there … Read More
The preference of foods by Islamic physicians out of compassion towards their patients.
The ancients difffered in their appraisal of the comparative values of foods and drugs in the preservationofhealth and the cure of disease. To our knowledge, this started … Read More
Quoted from N. Daniel in The Arabs and Mediaeval Europe; Edinburgh University Press; 1974: Chapter I 0; p.292:
Ibn Butlan’s Taqwim As-Sihha (Protection of Health) was translated as Tacuinum Sanitatis, retaining the Arabic word with the translation “regimen”. It begins, … Read More
It is not enough today to depend on individuals’ efforts to improve their own social health in a way that is compatible with Muslim jurisprudence. Professionals have to continue to advertise for it-an issue that was well-recognized in medieval Arab … Read More
Every day, the body excretes two to three litres of water: 1.4 litres through the kidneys, about 0.8 of a litre through the skin, 0.8 of a litre through the lungs and a very small amount through the intestines. This … Read More
According to the Islamic perspective every phenomenon in life has an immediate cause, sabab that humans can search for and find. However behind all these causes is the power and majesty of Allah who alone is the source of all … Read More