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Health Benefits of Honey

The Prophet sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam liked to drink honey, juice, water and milk.

Anas radiyAllaahu ‘anhu reported: I have served the Messenger of Allah, sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, with this cup of mine: honey, juice, water, and milk.

[Sahih Muslim, Book 23, Number 4982]

Honey is abluent and an aperient. It contains detergent and tonic properties that cleanse the arteries and bowels of impurities.

It opens obstructions of the liver, kidney and bladder.

It is also a general preservative, and it helps to preserve the potency of salves among other natural medicinal remedies. Honey also helps to break up excess moisture in the bowels, such as in diarrhea.

Honey is superior to sugar in many respects, and it is less sweet but stronger, and if taken excessively, it can be harmful ..

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Alcohol, Wine and Heart Disease

While analyzing in medical and Islamic Perspective the myth that ‘Alcohol  is  safe for health’ Dr. Fiaz Fazili  quotes Ameer-ul-Mo’mineen Umar ibn Al-Khattab(RA), who said

“Abstinence from sin is lighter than the pain of remorse ” in this interesting write-up.

Moderate drinkers – those who have one or two drinks per day — are less likely to develop heart disease than people who do not drink any alcohol… (Local/national dailies).

Medical myths are part of our everyday life. Everyone knows them but only a few realize when  risks outweigh benefits.

Lately, a lot of interest …

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