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Book 71. Medicine.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 582.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, "There is no disease that Allah has created, except that He also has
created its treatment."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 583.
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Narated By Rubai bint Mu'adh bin Afra : We used to go for Military expeditions along with Allah's Apostle and
provide the people with water, serve them and bring the dead and the wounded back to Medina.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 584.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : (The Prophet said), "Healing is in three things: A gulp of honey, cupping, and branding
with fire (cauterising)." But I forbid my followers to use (cauterisation) branding with fire."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 585.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : The Prophet said, "Healing is in three things: cupping, a gulp of honey or cauterisation,
(branding with fire) but I forbid my followers to use cauterisation (branding with fire)."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 586.
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Narated By 'Aisha : The Prophet used to like sweet edible things and honey.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 587.
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Narated By Jabir bin Abdullah : I heard the Prophet saying, "If there is any healing in your medicines, then it is in
cupping, a gulp of honey or branding with fire (cauterisation) that suits the ailment, but I don't like to be
(cauterised) branded with fire."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 588.
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Narated By Abu Said Al-Khudri : A man came to the Prophet and said, "My brother has some abdominal trouble."
The Prophet said to him "Let him drink honey." The man came for the second time and the Prophet said to him,
'Let him drink honey." He came for the third time and the Prophet said, "Let him drink honey." He returned again
and said, "I have done that ' The Prophet then said, "Allah has said the truth, but your brother's abdomen has told
a lie. Let him drink honey." So he made him drink honey and he was cured.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 589.
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Narated By Anas : Some people were sick and they said, "O Allah's Apostle! Give us shelter and food. So when
they became healthy they said, "The weather of Medina is not suitable for us." So he sent them to Al-Harra with
some she-camels of his and said, "Drink of their milk." But when they became healthy, they killed the shepherd of
the Prophet and drove away his camels. The Prophet sent some people in their pursuit. Then he got their hands
and feet cut and their eyes were branded with heated pieces of iron. I saw one of them licking the earth with his
tongue till he died.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 590.
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Narated By Anas : The climate of Medina did not suit some people, so the Prophet ordered them to follow his
shepherd, i.e. his camels, and drink their milk and urine (as a medicine). So they followed the shepherd that is the
camels and drank their milk and urine till their bodies became healthy. Then they killed the shepherd and drove
away the camels. When the news reached the Prophet he sent some people in their pursuit. When they were
brought, he cut their hands and feet and their eyes were branded with heated pieces of iron.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 591.
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Narated By Khalid bin Sad : We went out and Ghalib bin Abjar was accompanying us. He fell ill on the way and
when we arrived at Medina he was still sick. Ibn Abi 'Atiq came to visit him and said to us, "Treat him with black
cumin. Take five or seven seeds and crush them (mix the powder with oil) and drop the resulting mixture into both
nostrils, for 'Aisha has narrated to me that she heard the Prophet saying, 'This black cumin is healing for all
diseases except As-Sam. 'Aisha said, 'What is As-Sam?' He said, 'Death."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 592.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "There is healing in black cumin for all diseases except
death."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 593.
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Narated By 'Ursa : 'Aisha used to recommend At-Talbina for the sick and for such a person as grieved over a
dead person. She used to say, "I heard Allah's Apostle saying, 'At-Talbina gives rest to the heart of the patient
and makes it active and relieves some of his sorrow and grief.'"


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 594.
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Narated By Hisham's father : 'Aisha used to recommend At-Talbina and used to say, "It is disliked (by the patient)
although it is beneficial.''


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 595.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : The Prophet was cupped and he paid the wages to the one who had cupped him and
then took Su'ut (Medicine sniffed by nose).


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 596.
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Narated By Um Qais bint Mihsan : I heard the Prophet saying, "Treat with the Indian incense, for it has healing for
seven diseases; it is to be sniffed by one having throat trouble, and to be put into one side of the mouth of one
suffering from pleurisy." Once I went to Allah's Apostle with a son of mine who would not eat any food, and the boy
passed urine on him whereupon he asked for some water and sprinkled it over the place of urine.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 597.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : The Prophet was cupped while he was fasting.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 598.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : The Prophet was cupped while he was in a state of Ihram.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 599.
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Narated By Anas : That he was asked about the wages of the one who cups others. He said, 'Allah's Apostle was
cupped by Abd Taiba, to whom he gave two Sa of food and interceded for him with his masters who consequently
reduced what they used to charge him daily. Then the Prophet s said, "The best medicines you may treat
yourselves with are cupping and sea incense.' He added, "You should not torture your children by treating
tonsillitis by pressing the tonsils or the palate with the finger, but use incense."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 600.
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Narated By Jabir bin 'Abdullah : That he paid Al-Muqanna a visit during his illness and said, "I will not leave till he
gets cupped, for I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "There is healing in cupping."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 601.
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Narated By 'Abdullah bin Buhaina : Allah's Apostle was cupped on the middle of his head at Lahl Jamal on his way
to Mecca while he was in a state of Ihram. Narrated Ibn 'Abbas: Allah's Apostle was cupped on his head.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 602.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : The Prophet was cupped on his head for an ailment he was suffering from while he was in
a state of Ihram. at a water place called Lahl Jamal. Ibn 'Abbas further said: Allah s Apostle was cupped on his
head for unilateral headache while he was in a state of Ihram.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 603.
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Narated By Jabir bin 'Abdullah : I heard the Prophet saying, "If there is any good in your medicines, then it is in a
gulp of honey, a cupping operation, or branding (cauterisation), but I do not like to be (cauterised) branded.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 604.
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Narated By Ka'b bin Ujrah : The Prophet came to me during the period of Al-Hudaibiya, while I was lighting fire
underneath a cooking pot and lice were falling down my head. He said, "Do your lice hurt your?" I said, "Yes." He
said, "Shave your head and fast for three days or feed six poor persons or slaughter a sheep as a sacrifice."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 605.
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Narated By Jabir : The Prophet said, "If there is any healing in your medicines then it is a cupping operation, or
branding (cauterisation), but I do not like to be (cauterised) branded."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 606.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : Allah's Apostle said, 'Nations were displayed before me; one or two prophets would pass
by along with a few followers. A prophet would pass by accompanied by nobody. Then a big crowd of people
passed in front of me and I asked, Who are they Are they my followers?" It was said, 'No. It is Moses and his
followers It was said to me, 'Look at the horizon.'' Behold! There was a multitude of people filling the horizon. Then
it was said to me, 'Look there and there about the stretching sky! Behold! There was a multitude filling the
horizon,' It was said to me, 'This is your nation out of whom seventy thousand shall enter Paradise without
reckoning.' "Then the Prophet entered his house without telling his companions who they (the 70,000) were. So
the people started talking about the issue and said, "It is we who have believed in Allah and followed His Apostle;
therefore those people are either ourselves or our children who are born m the Islamic era, for we were born in
the Pre-Islamic Period of Ignorance.'' When the Prophet heard of that, he came out and said. "Those people are
those who do not treat themselves with Ruqya, nor do they believe in bad or good omen (from birds etc.) nor do
they get themselves branded (Cauterised). but they put their trust (only) in their Lord " On that 'Ukasha bin
Muhsin said. "Am I one of them, O Allah's Apostle?' The Prophet said, "Yes." Then another person got up and
said, "Am I one of them?" The Prophet said, 'Ukasha has anticipated you."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 607.
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Narated By Um Salama : The husband of a lady died and her eyes became sore and the people mentioned her
story to the Prophet They asked him whether it was permissible for her to use kohl as her eyes were exposed to
danger. He said, "Previously, when one of you was bereaved by a husband she would stay in her dirty clothes in a
bad unhealthy house (for one year), and when a dog passed by, she would throw a globe of dung. No, (she
should observe the prescribed period Idda) for four months and ten days."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 608.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, '(There is) no 'Adwa (no contagious disease is conveyed without
Allah's permission) nor is there any bad omen (from birds), nor is there any Hamah, nor is there any bad omen in
the month of Safar, and one should run away from the leper as one runs away from a lion."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 609.
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Narated By Said bin Zaid : I heard the Prophet saying, "Truffles are like Manna (i.e. they grow naturally without
man's care) and their water heals eye diseases."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 610.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas and 'Aisha : Abu Bakr kissed (the forehead of) the Prophet when he was dead. 'Aisha
added: We put medicine in one side of his mouth but he started waving us not to insert the medicine into his
mouth. We said, "He dislikes the medicine as a patient usually does." But when he came to his senses he said,
"Did I not forbid you to put medicine (by force) in the side of my mouth?" We said, "We thought it was just because
a patient usually dislikes medicine." He said, "None of those who are in the house but will be forced to take
medicine in the side of his mouth while I am watching, except Al-'Abbas, for he had not witnessed your deed."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 611.
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Narated By Um Qais : I went to Allah's Apostle along with a a son of mine whose palate and tonsils I had pressed
with my finger as a treatment for a (throat and tonsil) disease. The Prophet said, "Why do you pain your children
by pressing their throats! Use Ud Al-Hindi (certain Indian incense) for it cures seven diseases, one of which is
pleurisy. It is used as a snuff for treating throat and tonsil disease and it is inserted into one side of the mouth of
one suffering from pleurisy."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 612.
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Narated By 'Aisha : (The wife of the Prophet) When the health of Allah's Apostle deteriorated and his condition
became serious, he asked the permission of all his wives to allow him to be treated In my house, and they allowed
him. He came out, supported by two men and his legs were dragging on the ground between Abbas and another
man. (The sub-narrator told Ibn 'Abbas who said: Do you know who was the other man whom 'Aisha did not
mention? The sub-narrator said: No. Ibn Abbas said: It was 'Ali.) 'Aisha added: When the Prophet entered my
house and his disease became aggravated, he said, "Pour on me seven water skins full of water (the tying
ribbons of which had not been untied) so that I may give some advice to the people." So we made him sit in a tub
belonging to Hafsa, the wife of the Prophet and started pouring water on him from those water skins till he waved
us to stop. Then he went out to the people and led them in prayer and delivered a speech before them.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 613.
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Narated By Um Qais  : That she took to Allah's Apostle one of her sons whose palate and tonsils she had pressed
because he had throat trouble. The Prophet said, "Why do you pain your children by getting the palate pressed
like that? Use the Ud Al-Hindi (certain Indian incense) for it cures seven diseases one of which is pleurisy."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 614.
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Narated By Abu Said : A man came to the prophet and said, 'My brother has got loose motions. The Prophet said,
Let him drink honey." The man again (came) and said, 'I made him drink (honey) but that made him worse.' The
Prophet said, 'Allah has said the Truth, and the abdomen of your brother has told a lie." (See Hadith No. 88)


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 615.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, 'There is no 'Adha (no disease is conveyed from the sick to the
healthy without Allah's permission), nor Safar, nor Hama." A bedouin stood up and said, "Then what about my
camels? They are like deer on the sand, but when a mangy camel comes and mixes with them, they all get
infected with mangy." The Prophet said, "Then who conveyed the (mange) disease to the first one?"


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 616.
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Narated By Um Oais : That she took to Allah's Apostle one of her sons whose palate and tonsils she had pressed
to treat a throat trouble. The Prophet said, "Be afraid of Allah! Why do you pain your children by having their
tonsils pressed like that? Use the Ud Al-Hindi (a certain Indian incense) for it cures seven diseases, one of which
is pleurisy."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 617.
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Narated By Anas bin Malik : Allah's Apostle allowed one of the Ansar families to treat persons who have taken
poison and also who are suffering from ear ailment with Ruqya. Anas added: I got myself branded cauterised) for
pleurisy, when Allah's Apostle was still alive. Abu Talha, Anas bin An-Nadr and Zaid bin Thabit witnessed that, and
it was Abu Talha who branded (cauterised) me.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 618.
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Narated By Sahl bin Saud As-Sa'idi : When the helmet broke on the head of the Prophet and his face became
covered with blood and his incisor tooth broke (i.e. during the battle of Uhud), 'Ali used to bring water in his shield
while Fatima was washing the blood off his face. When Fatima saw that the bleeding increased because of the
water, she took a mat (of palm leaves), burnt it, and stuck it (the burnt ashes) on the wound of Allah's Apostle,
whereupon the bleeding stopped.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 619.
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Narated By Nazi' : Abdullah bin 'Umar said, "The Prophet said, 'Fever is from the heat of Hell, so put it out (cool it)
with water.'" Nafi' added: 'Abdullah used to say, "O Allah! Relieve us from the punishment," (when he suffered
from fever).


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 620.
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Narated By Fatima bint Al-Mundhir : Whenever a lady suffering from fever was brought to Asma' bint Abu Bakr,
she used to invoke Allah for her and then sprinkle some water on her body, at the chest and say, "Allah's Apostle
used to order us to abate fever with water."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 621.
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Narated By 'Aisha : The Prophet said, "Fever is from the heat of Hell, so abate fever with water."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 622.
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Narated By Rafi bin Khadij : I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "Fever is from the heat of Hell, so abate fever with
water."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 623.
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Narated By Anas bin Malik : Some people from the tribes of 'Ukl and 'Uraina came to Allah's Apostle and
embraced Islam and said, "O Allah's Apostle! We are owners of livestock and have never been farmers," and they
found the climate of Medina unsuitable for them. So Allah's Apostle ordered that they be given some camels and
a shepherd, and ordered them to go out with those camels and drink their milk and urine. So they set out, but
when they reached a place called Al-Harra, they reverted to disbelief after their conversion to Islam, killed the
shepherd and drove away the camels. When this news reached the Prophet he sent in their pursuit (and they
were caught and brought). The Prophet ordered that their eyes be branded with heated iron bars and their hands
be cut off, and they were left at Al-Harra till they died in that state.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 624.
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Narated By Saud : The Prophet said, "If you hear of an outbreak of plague in a land, do not enter it; but if the
plague breaks out in a place while you are in it, do not leave that place."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 625.
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Narated By 'Abdullah bin 'Abbas : 'Umar bin Al-Khattab departed for Sham and when he reached Sargh, the
commanders of the (Muslim) army, Abu 'Ubaida bin Al-Jarrah and his companions met him and told him that an
epidemic had broken out in Sham. 'Umar said, "Call for me the early emigrants." So 'Umar called them, consulted
them and informed them that an epidemic had broken out in Sham. Those people differed in their opinions. Some
of them said, "We have come out for a purpose and we do not think that it is proper to give it up," while others
said (to 'Umar), "You have along with you. other people and the companions of Allah's Apostle so do not advise
that we take them to this epidemic." 'Umar said to them, "Leave me now." Then he said, "Call the Ansar for me." I
called them and he consulted them and they followed the way of the emigrants and differed as they did. He then
said to them, Leave me now," and added, "Call for me the old people of Quraish who emigrated in the year of the
Conquest of Mecca." I called them and they gave a unanimous opinion saying, "We advise that you should return
with the people and do not take them to that (place) of epidemic." So 'Umar made an announcement, "I will ride
back to Medina in the morning, so you should do the same." Abu 'Ubaida bin Al-Jarrah said (to 'Umar), "Are you
running away from what Allah had ordained?" 'Umar said, "Would that someone else had said such a thing, O Abu
'Ubaida! Yes, we are running from what Allah had ordained to what Allah has ordained. Don't you agree that if you
had camels that went down a valley having two places, one green and the other dry, you would graze them on the
green one only if Allah had ordained that, and you would graze them on the dry one only if Allah had ordained
that?" At that time 'Abdur-Rahman bin 'Auf, who had been absent because of some job, came and said, "I have
some knowledge about this. I have heard Allah's Apostle saying, 'If you hear about it (an outbreak of plague) in a
land, do not go to it; but if plague breaks out in a country where you are staying, do not run away from it.'" 'Umar
thanked Allah and returned to Medina.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 626.
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Narated By 'Abdullah bin 'Amir : 'Umar went to Sham and when h ached Sargh, he got the news that an epidemic
(of plague) had broken out in Sham. 'Abdur-Rahman bin 'Auf told him that Allah's Apostle said, "If you hear that it
(plague) has broken out in a land, do not go to it; but if it breaks out in a land where you are present, do not go
out escaping from it."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 627.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, "Neither Messiah (Ad-Dajjal) nor plague will enter Medina."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 628.
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Narated By Anas bin Malik : Allah's Apostle said, "(Death from) plague is martyrdom for every Muslim."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 629.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, "He (a Muslim) who dies of an abdominal disease is a a martyr, and
he who dies of plague is a martyr."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 630.
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Narated By 'Aisha : (The wife of the Prophet) that she asked Allah's Apostle about plague, and Allah's Apostle
informed her saying, "Plague was a punishment which Allah used to send on whom He wished, but Allah made it a
blessing for the believers. None (among the believers) remains patient in a land in which plague has broken out
and considers that nothing will befall him except what Allah has ordained for him, but that Allah will grant him a
reward similar to that of a martyr."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 631.
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Narated By 'Aisha : During the Prophet's fatal illness, he used to recite the Mu'auwidhat (Surat An-Nas and Surat
Al-Falaq) and then blow his breath over his body. When his illness was aggravated, I used to recite those two
Suras and blow my breath over him and make him rub his body with his own hand for its blessings." (Ma'mar
asked Az-Zuhri: How did the Prophet use to blow? Az-Zuhri said: He used to blow on his hands and then passed
them over his face.)


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 632.
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Narated By Abu Said Al-Khudri : Some of the companions of the Prophet came across a tribe amongst the tribes
of the Arabs, and that tribe did not entertain them. While they were in that state, the chief of that tribe was bitten
by a snake (or stung by a scorpion). They said, (to the companions of the Prophet), "Have you got any medicine
with you or anybody who can treat with Ruqya?" The Prophet's companions said, "You refuse to entertain us, so
we will not treat (your chief) unless you pay us for it." So they agreed to pay them a flock of sheep. One of them
(the Prophet's companions) started reciting Surat-al-Fatiha and gathering his saliva and spitting it (at the
snake-bite). The patient got cured and his people presented the sheep to them, but they said, "We will not take it
unless we ask the Prophet (whether it is lawful)." When they asked him, he smiled and said, "How do you know
that Surat-al-Fatiha is a Ruqya? Take it (flock of sheep) and assign a share for me."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 633.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : Some of the companions of the Prophet passed by some people staying at a place where
there was water, and one of those people had been stung by a scorpion. A man from those staying near the
water, came and said to the companions of the Prophet, "Is there anyone among you who can do Ruqya as near
the water there is a person who has been stung by a scorpion." So one of the Prophet's companions went to him
and recited Surat-al-Fatiha for a sheep as his fees. The patient got cured and the man brought the sheep to his
companions who disliked that and said, "You have taken wages for reciting Allah's Book." When they arrived at
Medina, they said, ' O Allah's Apostle! (This person) has taken wages for reciting Allah's Book" On that Allah's
Apostle said, "You are most entitled to take wages for doing a Ruqya with Allah's Book."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 634.
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Narated By 'Aisha : The Prophet ordered me or somebody else to do Ruqya (if there was danger) from an evil eye.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 635.
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Narated By Um Salama : That the Prophet saw in her house a girl whose face had a black spot. He said. "She is
under the effect of an evil eye; so treat her with a Ruqya."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 636.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, "The effect of an evil eye is a fact." And he prohibited tattooing.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 637.
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Narated By Al-Aswad : I asked 'Aisha about treating poisonous stings (a snake-bite or a scorpion sting) with a
Ruqya. She said, "The Prophet allowed the treatment of poisonous sting with Ruqya."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 638.
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Narated By 'Abdul 'Aziz : Thabit and I went to Anas bin Malik. Thabit said, "O Abu Hamza! I am sick." On that Anas
said, "Shall I treat you with the Ruqya of Allah's Apostle?" Thabit said, "Yes," Anas recited, "O Allah! The Lord of
the people, the Remover of trouble! (Please) cure (Heal) (this patient), for You are the Healer. None brings about
healing but You; a healing that will leave behind no ailment."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 639.
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Narated By 'Aisha : The Prophet used to treat some of his wives by passing his right hand over the place of
ailment and used to say, "O Allah, the Lord of the people! Remove the trouble and heal the patient, for You are
the Healer. No healing is of any avail but Yours; healing that will leave behind no ailment."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 640.
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Narated By 'Aisha : Allah's Apostle used to treat with a Ruqya saying, "O the Lord of the people! Remove the
trouble The cure is in Your Hands, and there is none except You who can remove it (the disease)."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 641.
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Narated By 'Aisha : The Prophet used to say to the patient, "In the Name of Allah The earth of our land and the
saliva of some of us cure our patient."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 642.
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Narated By 'Aisha : Allah's Apostle used to read in his Ruqya, "In the Name of Allah" The earth of our land and the
saliva of some of us cure our patient with the permission of our Lord." with a slight shower of saliva) while treating
with a Ruqya.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 643.
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Narated By Abu Qatada : I heard the Prophet saying, "A good dream is from Allah, and a bad dream is from
Satan. So if anyone of you sees (in a dream) something he dislikes, when he gets up he should blow thrice (on
his left side) and seek refuge with Allah from its evil for then it will not harm him."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 644.
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Narated By 'Aisha : Whenever Allah's Apostle went to bed, he used to recite Surat-al-Ikhlas, Surat-al-Falaq and
Surat-an-Nas and then blow on his palms and pass them over his face and those parts of his body that his hands
could reach. And when he fell ill, he used to order me to do like that for him.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 645.
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Narated By Abu Said : A group of the companions of Allah's Apostle proceeded on a journey till they dismounted
near one of the Arab tribes and requested them to entertain them as their guests, but they (the tribe people)
refused to entertain them. Then the chief of that tribe was bitten by a snake (or stung by a scorpion) and he was
given all sorts of treatment, but all in vain. Some of them said, "Will you go to the group (those travellers) who
have dismounted near you and see if one of them has something useful?" They came to them and said, "O the
group! Our leader has been bitten by a snake (or stung by a scorpion) and we have treated him with everything
but nothing benefited him Has anyone of you anything useful?" One of them replied, "Yes, by Allah, I know how to
treat with a Ruqya. But. by Allah, we wanted you to receive us as your guests but you refused. I will not treat your
patient with a Ruqya till you fix for us something as wages." Consequently they agreed to give those travellers a
flock of sheep. The man went with them (the people of the tribe) and started spitting (on the bite) and reciting
Surat-al-Fatiha till the patient was healed and started walking as if he had not been sick. When the tribe people
paid them their wages they had agreed upon, some of them (the Prophet's companions) said, "Distribute (the
sheep)." But the one who treated with the Ruqya said, "Do not do that till we go to Allah's Apostle and mention to
him what has happened, and see what he will order us." So they came to Allah's Apostle and mentioned the story
to him and he said, "How do you know that Surat-al-Fatiha is a Ruqya? You have done the right thing. Divide
(what you have got) and assign for me a share with you."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 646.
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Narated By 'Aisha : The Prophet used to treat some of his wives by passing his right hand over the place of
ailment and used to say, "O Lord of the people! Remove the difficulty and bring about healing as You are the
Healer. There is no healing but Your Healing, a healing that will leave no ailment."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 647.
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Narated By 'Aisha : The Prophet, during his fatal ailment used to blow (on his hands and pass them) over his
body while reciting the Mu'auwidhat (Surat-an-Nas and Surat-al-Falaq). When his disease got aggravated, I used
to recite them for him and blow (on his hands) and let him pass his hands over his body because of its blessing.
(Ma'mar asked Ibn Shihab: How did he use to do Nafth? He said: He used to blow on his hands and then pass
them over his face.)


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 648.
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Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : The Prophet once came out to us and said, "Some nations were displayed before me. A
prophet would pass in front of me with one man, and another with two men, and another with a group of people.
and another with nobody with him. Then I saw a great crowd covering the horizon and I wished that they were my
followers, but it was said to me, 'This is Moses and his followers.' Then it was said to me, 'Look'' I looked and saw
a big gathering with a large number of people covering the horizon. It was said, "Look this way and that way.' So I
saw a big crowd covering the horizon. Then it was said to me, "These are your followers, and among them there
are 70,000 who will enter Paradise without (being asked about their) accounts. " Then the people dispersed and
the Prophet did not tell who those 70,000 were. So the companions of the Prophet started talking about that and
some of them said, "As regards us, we were born in the era of heathenism, but then we believed in Allah and His
Apostle. We think however, that these (70,000) are our offspring." That talk reached the Prophet who said,
"These (70,000) are the people who do not draw an evil omen from (birds) and do not get treated by branding
themselves and do not treat with Ruqya, but put their trust (only) in their Lord." then 'Ukasha bin Muhsin got up
and said, "O Allah's Apostle! Am I one of those (70,000)?" The Prophet said, "Yes." Then another person got up
and said, "Am I one of them?" The Prophet said, " 'Ukasha has anticipated you."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 649.
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Narated By 'Abdullah bin 'Umar : Allah's Apostle said, "There is neither 'Adha (no contagious disease is conveyed
to others without Allah's permission) nor Tiyara, but an evil omen may be in three a woman, a house or an animal."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 650.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "There is no Tiyara, and the best omen is the Fal." They
asked, "What is the Fal?" He said, "A good word that one of you hears (and takes as a good omen)."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 651.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, "There is no Tiyara and the best omen is the Fal," Somebody said,
"What is the Fal, O Allah's Apostle?" He said, "A good word that one of you hears (and takes as a good omen)."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 652.
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Narated By Anas : The Prophet said, "No 'Adha (no contagious disease is conveyed to others without Allah's
permission), nor Tiyara, but I like the good Fal, i.e., the good word."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 653.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, "There is no 'Adha, nor Tiyara, nor Hama, nor Safar."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 654.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle gave his verdict about two ladies of the Hudhail tribe who had fought
each other and one of them had hit the other with a stone. The stone hit her abdomen and as she was pregnant,
the blow killed the child in her womb. They both filed their case with the Prophet and he judged that the blood
money for what was in her womb. was a slave or a female slave. The guardian of the lady who was fined said, "O
Allah's Apostle! Shall I be fined for a creature that has neither drunk nor eaten, neither spoke nor cried? A case
like that should be nullified." On that the Prophet said, "This is one of the brothers of soothsayers.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 655.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : Two ladies (had a fight) and one of them hit the other with a stone on the abdomen and
caused her to abort. The Prophet judged that the victim be given either a slave or a female slave (as
blood-money). Narrated Ibn Shihab: Said bin Al-Musayyab said, "Allah's Apostle judged that in case of child killed
in the womb of its mother, the offender should give the mother a slave or a female slave in recompense The
offender said, How can I be fined for killing one who neither ate nor drank, neither spoke nor cried: a case like
that should be denied ' On that Allah's Apostle said 'He is one of the brothers of the foretellers."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 656.
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Narated By Abu Mas'ud : The Prophet forbade the utilization of the price of a dog, the earnings of prostitute and
the earnings of a foreteller.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 657.
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Narated By 'Aisha : Some people asked Allah's Apostle about the fore-tellers He said. ' They are nothing" They
said, 'O Allah's Apostle! Sometimes they tell us of a thing which turns out to be true." Allah's Apostle said, "A Jinn
snatches that true word and pours it Into the ear of his friend (the fore-teller) (as one puts something into a bottle)
The foreteller then mixes with that word one hundred lies."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 658.
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Narated By 'Aisha : A man called Labid bin al-A'sam from the tribe of Bani Zaraiq worked magic on Allah's Apostle
till Allah's Apostle started imagining that he had done a thing that he had not really done. One day or one night he
was with us, he invoked Allah and invoked for a long period, and then said, "O 'Aisha! Do you know that Allah has
instructed me concerning the matter I have asked him about? Two men came to me and one of them sat near my
head and the other near my feet. One of them said to his companion, "What is the disease of this man?" The
other replied, "He is under the effect of magic.' The first one asked, 'Who has worked the magic on him?' The
other replied, "Labid bin Al-A'sam.' The first one asked, 'What material did he use?' The other replied, 'A comb
and the hairs stuck to it and the skin of pollen of a male date palm.' The first one asked, 'Where is that?' The
other replied, '(That is) in the well of Dharwan;' " So Allah's Apostle along with some of his companions went there
and came back saying, "O 'Aisha, the colour of its water is like the infusion of Henna leaves. The tops of the
date-palm trees near it are like the heads of the devils." I asked. "O Allah's Apostle? Why did you not show it (to
the people)?" He said, "Since Allah cured me, I disliked to let evil spread among the people." Then he ordered
that the well be filled up with earth.


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 659.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, "Avoid the Mubiqat, i.e., shirk and witchcraft."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 660.
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Narated By 'Aisha : Magic was worked on Allah's Apostle so that he used to think that he had sexual relations with
his wives while he actually had not (Sufyan said: That is the hardest kind of magic as it has such an effect). Then
one day he said, "O 'Aisha do you know that Allah has instructed me concerning the matter I asked Him about?
Two men came to me and one of them sat near my head and the other sat near my feet. The one near my head
asked the other. What is wrong with this man?' The latter replied the is under the effect of magic The first one
asked, Who has worked magic on him?' The other replied Labid bin Al-A'sam, a man from Bani Zuraiq who was an
ally of the Jews and was a hypocrite.' The first one asked, What material did he use)?' The other replied, 'A comb
and the hair stuck to it.' The first one asked, 'Where (is that)?' The other replied. 'In a skin of pollen of a male
date palm tree kept under a stone in the well of Dharwan'" So the Prophet went to that well and took out those
things and said "That was the well which was shown to me (in a dream) Its water looked like the infusion of Henna
leaves and its date-palm trees looked like the heads of devils." The Prophet added, "Then that thing was taken
out' I said (to the Prophet) "Why do you not treat yourself with Nashra?" He said, "Allah has cured me; I dislike to
let evil spread among my people."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 661.
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Narated By 'Aisha : Magic was worked on Allah's Apostle so that he began to imagine that he had done something
although he had not. One day while he was with me, he invoked Allah and invoked for a long period and then
said, "O 'Aisha! Do you know that Allah has instructed me regarding the matter I asked Him about?" I asked,
"What is that, O Allah's Apostle?" He said, "Two men came to me; one of them sat near my head and the other sat
near my feet. One of them asked his companion, 'What is the disease of this man?' The other replied, 'He is
under the effect of magic.' The first one asked, 'Who has worked magic on him?" The other replied, 'Labid bin
A'sam, a Jew from the tribe of Bani Zuraiq.' The (first one asked), 'With what has it been done?' The other replied,
'With a a comb and the hair stuck to it and a skin of the pollen of a male date-palm tree.' The first one asked,
'Where is it?' The other replied, 'In the well of Dharwan.' Then the Prophet went along with some of his
companions to that well and looked at that and there were date palms near to it. Then he returned to me and
said, 'By Allah the water of that well was (red) like the infusion of Henna leaves and its date-palms were like the
heads of devils" I said, O Allah's Apostle! Did you take those materials out of the pollen skin?" He said, 'No! As for
me Allah has healed me and cured me and I was afraid that (by Showing that to the people) I would spread evil
among them when he ordered that the well be filled up with earth, and it was filled up with earth "


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 662.
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Narated By Abdullah bin Umar : Two men came from the East and addressed the people who wondered at their
eloquent speeches On that Allah's Apostle said. Some eloquent speech is as effective as magic.'


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 663.
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Narated By Saud : The Prophet said, "If somebody takes some 'Ajwa dates every morning, he will not be effected
by poison or magic on that day till night." (Another narrator said seven dates).


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 664.
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Narated By Saud : I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "If Somebody takes seven 'Ajwa dates in the morning, neither
magic nor poison will hurt him that day."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 665A.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, 'No 'Adha (i.e. no contagious disease is conveyed to others without
Allah's permission); nor (any evil omen m the month of) Safar; nor Hama" A bedouin said, "O Allah's Apostle!
What about the camels which, when on the sand (desert) look like deers, but when a mangy camel mixes with
them they all get infected with mange?" On that Allah s Apostle said, "Then who conveyed the (mange) disease to
the first (mangy) camel?"


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 665B.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said: The cattle (sheep, cows, camels, etc.) suffering from a disease
should not be mixed up with healthy cattle, (or said: "Do not put a patient with a healthy person)." (as a
precaution).


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 666.
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Narated By 'Abdullah bin Umar : Allah's Apostle said, "there is neither 'Adha nor Tiyara, and an evil omen is only
in three: a horse, a woman and a house." (See the foot-note of Hadith No. 649)


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 667.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, "No 'Adha." Abu Huraira also said: The Prophet said, "The cattle
suffering from a disease should not be mixed up with healthy cattle (or said "Do not put a patient with a healthy
person as a precaution.") Abu Huraira also said: Allah's Apostle said, "No 'Adha." A bedouin got up and said,
"Don't you see how camels on the sand look like deer but when a mangy camel mixes with them, they all get
infected with mange?" On that the Prophet said, "Then who conveyed the (mange) disease to the first camel?"


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 668.
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Narated By Anas bin Malik : The Prophet said, "No 'Adha nor Tiyara; but I like Fal." They said, "What is the Fal?"
He said, "A good word."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 669.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : When Khaibar was conquered, Allah's Apostle was presented with a poisoned (roasted)
sheep. Allah's Apostle said, "Collect for me all the Jews present in this area." (When they were gathered) Allah's
Apostle said to them, "I am going to ask you about something; will you tell me the truth?" They replied, "Yes, O
Abal-Qasim!" Allah's Apostle said to them, "Who is your father?" They said, "Our father is so-and-so." Allah's
Apostle said, "You have told a lie. for your father is so-and-so," They said, "No doubt, you have said the truth and
done the correct thing." He again said to them, "If I ask you about something; will you tell me the truth?" They
replied, "Yes, O Abal-Qasim! And if we should tell a lie you will know it as you have known it regarding our father,"
Allah's Apostle then asked, "Who are the people of the (Hell) Fire?" They replied, "We will remain in the (Hell) Fire
for a while and then you (Muslims) will replace us in it" Allah's Apostle said to them. ''You will abide in it with
ignominy. By Allah, we shall never replace you in it at all." Then he asked them again, "If I ask you something, will
you tell me the truth?" They replied, "Yes." He asked. "Have you put the poison in this roasted sheep?" They
replied, "Yes," He asked, "What made you do that?" They replied, "We intended to learn if you were a liar in which
case we would be relieved from you, and if you were a prophet then it would not harm you."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 670.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, "Whoever purposely throws himself from a mountain and kills himself,
will be in the (Hell) Fire falling down into it and abiding therein perpetually forever; and whoever drinks poison and
kills himself with it, he will be carrying his poison in his hand and drinking it in the (Hell) Fire wherein he will abide
eternally forever; and whoever kills himself with an iron weapon, will be carrying that weapon in his hand and
stabbing his abdomen with it in the (Hell) Fire wherein he will abide eternally forever."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 671.
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Narated By Sad : I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "Whoever takes seven 'Ajwa dates in the morning will not be
effected by magic or poison on that day."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 672.
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Narated By Abu Tha'laba Al-Khushani : The Prophet forbade the eating of wild animals having fangs. (Az-Zuhri
said: I did not hear this narration except when I went to Sham.) Al-Laith said: Narrated Yunus: I asked Ibn Shihab,
"May we perform the ablution with the milk of she-asses or drink it, or drink the bile of wild animals or urine of
camels?" He replied, "The Muslims used to treat themselves with that and did not see any harm in it. As for the
milk of she-asses, we have learnt that Allah's Apostle forbade the eating of their meat, but we have not received
any information whether drinking of their milk is allowed or forbidden." As for the bile of wild animals, Ibn Shihab
said, "Abu Idris Al-Khaulani told me that Allah's Apostle forbade the eating of the flesh of every wild beast having
fangs."


Volumn 007, Book 071, Hadith Number 673.
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Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, "If a fly falls in the vessel of any of you, let him dip all of it (into the
vessel) and then throw it away, for in one of its wings there is a disease and in the other there is healing (antidote
for it) i.e. the treatment for that disease."


Total Hadiths : 93.