Other Herbal Remedies

Costul Hind and Costul Bari (Costus/Qust)
 
The Messenger SAW said, "Use this 'Oud al-Hindi (Costul Hind- Indian Wood Costus) because it contains 7 types of cures, it is sniffed by the one having throat trouble, and is put inside the mouth of one suffering from pleurisy". [Saheeh al-Bukhari (5692)].
 
The Messenger SAW said, " Cupping (Hijama) and Qust al-Bahri (Costul Bari - Sea Incense Costus) are the best of your remedies". He added, "You should not harm your children by treating tonsillitis by pressing their tonsils, rather use Qust al-Bahri (Sea Incense Costus)". [Saheeh al-Bukhari (5696)]. 
 
Costul Hind- Indian Wood Costus
(bark or ground powder)
 


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Ingredients: Hand-Pressed Olive Oil, Costul Hind in a handy dropper bottle



Sidr Leaves
Sidr is an arabic word which translates into english as 'lote'.  This is a blessed tree which has been mention by Allah in the Quran, it is described as a tree of paradise.  Every part of this tree is used for good health and medcinal purposes.

"And indeed he (Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) saw him (Jibreel) at a second descent (i.e., another time), near Sidrat al-Muntaha (the lote tree of the utmost boundary, beyond which none can pass), near it is the Paradise of Abode, when that covered the lote-tree which did cover it! The sight (of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)) turned not aside (right or left), nor did it transgress beyond (the) limit (ordained for it). Indeed, he did see of the Greatest Signs of his Lord (Allah)." [al-Najm 53:13-18]
 
 

 Senna Leaves
It was narrated from Asma' bint 'Umays that the Messenger of Allaah entered upon her one day and she had some spurge which she was grinding. He said: "What are you going to make with that?" She said: "We drink it." He said: "If anything were to ward off death or be of benefit against death, it would be senna."

Al-Haakim said: This Hadeeth has a Saheeh Isnaad, and Al-Dhahabi agreed with him. Mustadrak Al-Haakim, from the Hadeeth of 'Umar ibn Al-Khattab. 

Dr. Muhammad 'Ali Al-Baar has written a paper on senna and its virtue according to the Sunnah, and he spoke a great deal about its medical benefits. Among other things he said:
Senna is regarded as a gentle stool softener and is not harmful. It works directly on the colon. It is an effective laxative and is a good medicine with no side effects, well balanced and dry. Its beneficial effects include working against depressing thoughts, cracks in the feet, tension in the muscles, the spread of hair, lice, scabies, pustules and itching. If it is cooked in olive oil and drunk, it expels putrid matter. It is also effective against pain in the back and hips. One of the features of senna is that it expels black bile and phlegm and strengthens the heart. It is also useful in the case of chronic headaches and epilepsy; it gets rid of haemorrhoids; it is useful in the case of constipation as a stool softener and laxative. There is hardly any stool softener or laxative in the pharmacy that does not contain senna. There is no doubt that senna is one of the best stool softeners available.

Al-Senna Wa'l-Sanoot by Dr. Muhammad 'Ali Al-Baar.

Taken from, The Jinn and Human Sickness - Remedies in the Light of the Qur'aan and Sunnah
by Dr. Abu'l-Mundhir Khaleel ibn Ibraaheem Ameen


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Dill Weed:

  • Dill contains monoterpene which helps to protect the body from the harmful effects of free radicals.
  • One of the most important nutrition benefits of dill leaves is its positive effect on blood sugar levels. Dill contains eugenol, an essential oil which is known to lower blood sugar levels in individuals with diabetes.
  • Dill can be used as an effective remedy for an upset stomach. Chopped dill may be added to low fat unflavored yogurt and consumed. You can also prepare a dill tea and drink to soothe the stomach.
  • Dill leaves help to promote menstrual flow. You can prepare a decoction of fresh dill leaves, combine with a small amount of parsley juice and drink daily.
  • Dill leaves may be used to treat boils. Prepare a paste of fresh dill leaves, add a pinch of turmeric powder and apply to the affected area. This helps to ripen the boils and also encourages healing.
  • Boiling dill leaves in sesame oil and applying to the joints helps to alleviate pain and swelling.

Fenugreek Seeds

  • What are the Benefits of Fenugreek?

Due to its estrogen-like properties, fenugreek has been found to help increase libido and lessen the effect of hot flashes and mood fluctuations that are common symptoms of menopause and PMS.  It has also been used to treat arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, improve digestion, maintain a healthy metabolism, increase libido and male potency, cure skin problems (wounds, rashes and boils), treat sore throat, and cure acid reflux. Fenugreek also has a long history of use for the treatment of reproductive disorders, to induce labor, to treat hormonal disorders, to help with breast milk production, and to reduce menstrual pain. Recent studies have shown that Fenugreek helps lower blood glucose and cholestrol levels, and may be an effective treatment for both type 1 and 2 diabetes. It is also being studied for its cardiovascular benefits.

Uses of Fenugreek

  • Home Remedy for Balancing Cholesterol

  • Treating Diabetes and Lowering Blood Sugar Levels

  • Herbal Cure for Skin Inflammation

  • Natural Cure for Heartburn and Acid Reflux

  • Home Remedy for Fever

  • Remedy to Ease Child Birth for Pregnant Women
  • Remedy to Aid Milk Production in Lactating Women

What are the Side Effects of Fenugreek?
While Fenugreek is generally considered to be safe when used moderately, there have been reports of a few minor side-effects. Nausea is one common side effect, while other people have reported gastrointestinal discomfort (diarrhea and/or gas). Also, when using this herb topically on the skin, it is important to watch out for skin irritations and rashes. 
Fenugreek use during pregnancy is not recommended, since it has the potential to induce labor. If you are pregnant and wish to take it, you should do so only after consultation with your doctor. 

Costul Bari - Sea Incense Costus
 (bark or ground powder)
 
 
 





 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





 
 
 
 

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