Category Archives: Natural Cures in Islam

Uses of grapes (angoor)

Grapes - angoorScientific name: Vitis vinifera L.
English Name: Grapes
Local Name: Munaka, angoor
Arabic Name: Inab
Family: Vitaceae
Habit & Habitat: Perennial vine, cultivated for fruit
purposes.
Part used: Fruit juice

Medicinal uses: Common cold, relax body and brain muscles, stomach diseases, cooling effects on body, cough, kidney and urinary bladder pain, liver and lung disorders, dog bite, remove weary, clear the face and cancer. Continue reading

Uses of Tooth brush tree, Mustard tree (miswak)

Tooth brush tree, Mustard tree

Mustard tree, Tooth brush tree

Scientific name: Salvadora persica L.
Family: Salvadoraceae
Quranic Name: Khamt
Arabic Name: Shajar-e-Miswak, Al-arak, Khardal
English name: Tooth brush tree, Mustard tree
Tibb name(s): Pilun, Jhal

Habit and Habitat: Shrub or small tree found in rocky slopes and sandy area.
Parts used: Whole plant.
Flowering period: March-June.

Folk medicinal uses: Useful in rheumatism and scurvy,
antidote to poison. Useful in
biliousness, asthma and cough,
poultice for tumour and pile. Fruit
edible, carminative, diuretic and
deobstruent. Continue reading

Uses of pomegranate (Anar)

Updated: Nov 2015

Uses of pomegranate

Family: Lythraceae
Genus:  Punica
Species: P. granatum
English Name: Pomegranate
Urdu Name: Anar
Arabic Name: Rumman

Health Benefits / Uses / Cures:

۩    Most powerful anti-oxidant of all fruits
۩    Potent anti-cancer and immune Uses of pomegranet and its innersupporting effects
۩   Inhibits abnormal platelet aggregation that could cause heart attacks, strokes and embolic disease
۩    Lowers cholesterol and other cardiac risk factors
۩    Lowers blood pressure

۩    May have benefits to relieve or protect against depression and osteoporosis
۩   Anti-Inflammatory
۩   Help Fight Prostate Cancer
۩   Useful Against Breast Cancer
۩   May Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease
۩  May Help Treat Erectile Dysfunction
۩  Help Fight Bacterial and Fungal Infections
۩  May Help Improve Memory Continue reading

Uses of Dates (khajoor)

Updated: Nov 2015

Family:  Arecaceae
Genus:  Phoenix
Species: P. dactylifera

English Name:  Date palm
Urdu Name:  Khajoor or Khajur

Health Benefits/ Uses / Cures:

۩   Boosting Brain HealthDate palm
۩   Reduced Stroke Risk
۩   A Healthy Pregnancy and Delivery
۩   Promoting Digestive Health
۩   Relieving Constipation
۩   Reduced Blood Pressure
۩   Anti-Inflammatory
۩  Boosting Heart Health
۩  Weight loss
۩  Relieving constipation
۩  supporting regular bowel movements
۩  Promoting heart health
۩  Reducing heart disease risk
۩  Diarrhea
۩  Iron-deficiency anemia
۩  Reducing blood pressure
۩  Impotence
۩  Promoting respiratory and digestive health
۩  Pregnancy deliveries
۩  Hemorrhoid prevention
۩  Chronic conditions such as arthritis
۩  Reducing colitis risk
۩  Preventing colon cancer Continue reading

Uses of Olive (zaitoon)

Updated: Nov 2015
Note: According to Sayings of Holy Prophet Mohammed (ﷺ – Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam) olive has the cure for 70+ diseases and it is also mentioned in Qur’an. Now let us see the range of its cure.

Strengthen body muscles, slow down aging, clear the blood, remove the measlesspot, piles, tuberculosis, eczema, baldness, kidney pain, pancreas pain, maleness, common cold, stomach and respiratory diseasesOrder:     Lamiales
Family:     Oleaceae
Genus:     Olea
Species:     O. europaea
English Name: Olive
Urdu Name: Zaitoon
Arabic Name: Zaitoon

Health Benefits / Uses / Cures:

۩    Reduced Heart disease risk
۩    Protective effect regarding depression risk
۩    Reduce breast cancer risk
۩    Helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels Strengthen body muscles, slow down aging, clear the blood, remove the measlesspot, piles, tuberculosis, eczema, baldness, kidney pain, pancreas pain, maleness, common cold, stomach and respiratory diseases
۩    Potential to reduce the risk of alzheimer’s disease or related neurodegenerative dementias
۩    Components of extra virgin olive oil can protect from acute pancreatitis
۩    Extra virgin olive oil may protect the liver from oxidative stress
۩    May help protect from ulcerative colitis
۩    Strengthen body muscles
۩    Slow down aging Continue reading

Uses of Figs (Injeer)

Remove kidney and urinary bladder stone, release intestinal pain, pile, dyspepsia and anorexia.

figs

Scientific name: Ficus carica.
English Name: Figs
Local Name: Anjeer
Arabic Name: Teen
Family: Moraceae
Habit & Habitat: A small tree cultivated in poor soil
Part used: Bark, leaves, Milk

Remove kidney and urinary bladder stone, release intestinal pain, pile, dyspepsia and anorexia.

Dried figs

Medicinal uses: Remove kidney and urinary bladder stone, release intestinal pain, pile, dyspepsia and anorexia.

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Quince: cure for Heart diseases, diarrhea, dysentery, handsome babies

Updated: Nov 2015
Quince: cure for Heart diseases, diarrhea, dysentery, handsome babiesQuince: cure for Heart diseases, diarrhea, dysentery, handsome babies

Family: Rosaceae
Genus:  Cydonia
Species: Cydonia oblonga
English Name: Quince
Urdu Name: Bahi
Arabic Name: Safarjal

Health Benefits / Uses /Cures:

۩  Weight Loss Aid
۩  Gastrointestinal Diseases
۩  Allergic Reactions
۩  Skin Health
۩  Blood Pressure Monitor
۩  Immune System Booster
۩  Circulation and Hair Health
۩  Heart diseases
۩  Diarrhea
۩  Dysentery
۩  Handsome babies Continue reading

Cucumber (kheera): Cooling, tonic etc.

 medicinal uses: Cooling, diuretic, tonic and vermifuge, purgative, increase weight.Scientific name: Cucumis sativus
English name: Cucumber
Local name: Khira
Arabic name: Qissa, Khiarun
Family Name: Cucurbitaceae
Habit and Habitat: Annual trailer or climber, cultivated herb.
Parts used: Fruit Continue reading

Water-melon: Kidney, stomach, facial beauty, increases immunity and sexual power

Medicinal uses : Kidney pain, clears the urine and stomach, facial beauty, increases immunity, jaundice and have cold effects, increases sexual power.Scientific name: Citrullus lanatus
English Name : Water Melon
Local Name: Tarbooz
Arabic Name: Bitteekh
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Habit & Habitat: Annual climber or trailer, cultivated.
Part used : Fruit and seeds. Continue reading

Natural Cures in Islam

fruits and herbs natural remedies in islamHere you will be taken to the journey of treatment through natural medication known from Qur’an and sayings of Holy Prophet (ﷺ – Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam). So lets start my sisters, brothers and friends…

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