ISLAMIC MEDICINE – THE QUICK FIX

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain& well being writer. “quick time, quick time, give me pill or powder”, they burn the USA flag but don’t want habba sawda!” This is line from an old poem of mine called Holy of Holies…it reflects the pathetic state of too many Muslims these days. Habba sawda is the Arabic word…

JUBILEE WHEAT FREE EGG MAYONAISE SUMMER SNACKS

By Karimah Bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain & well being writer. There is something nostalgic and distinctively British about egg mayonnaise and cucumber sandwiches. We could smoother them in curry powder or paprika and bring them into the elective 21st century but these are a tribute the Queen of England’s Diamond Jubilee and all the wonderful…

ISLAMIC MEDICINE – FRUITS.

By Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain & well being writer. Ar-Rad (The Thunder) Chapter 13 Verse 4. “And within the land are neighboring plots and gardens of grapevines and crops and palm trees, [growing] several from a root or otherwise, watered with one water; but We make some of them exceed others in [quality of] fruit. Indeed in that are signs for…

ISLAMIC MEDICINE – AVOCADO.

By Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain & well being writer. Ar-Rad (The Thunder) Chapter 13 Verse 4. “And within the land are neighboring plots and gardens of grapevines and crops and palm trees, [growing] several from a root or otherwise, watered with one water; but We make some of them exceed others in [quality of] fruit. Indeed in that are…

FRUIT FIRST -DALEEL/EVIDENCE WHY ITS BEST FOR YOU- IN ARABIC AND ENGLISH MASHALLAH.

By Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain& well being writer. In this sunny weather sometimes you don’t feel like herbal tea and honey first thing in the morning, so today we have mixed them .Drink loads of room temperature water first, at least a litre slowly,in stages, if you can, then fruit salad smothered in honey….. well a dessert spoon actually; too much honey…

ISLAMIC MEDICINE – FISH/SAMAK

by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain & well being writer. It was narrated by Imam Ahmed Ibn Hanbal and by Ibn Maja in his Sunan, , from the hadith of Abd Allah Bin Umar, that the Prophet Muhammad, salah la alahi was salem said, ” Two items of dead meat and two of blood have been made lawful for us:…

A IS FOR ALLERGIES

By Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain & well being writer. In nature God has provided for us a cure for all illnesses except death, a cure for all illnesses including allergies. Hadith – Sahih Bukhari, Book 25, Number 5466, Narrated Jabir ibn Abdullah. Allah’s Messenger said: There is a remedy for every malady, and when the remedy is…

ISLAMIC MEDICINE- THE ADAB OF ISLAMIC MEDICINE

By Karimah bint Dawoud,muslim chaplain & well being writer. ISLAMIC MEDCINE- THE ADAB OF ISLAMIC MEDICINE There is an adab, an etiquette, a manners in Islamic medicine. It is narrated from Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri and Abu Hurairah [RA]: The Messenger of Allah (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ) said, “No fatigue, nor disease, nor sorrow, nor sadness,…

MEAT FREE – TANGY TASTY TOFU

BY Karimah Bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain & Well Being Writer. Tofu is the curd from the fermentation of soya beans. On its own tofu is really bland and boring, in the olden days just chopped up and thrown into a stir fry with loads of some brown sort of sauce and that was it, well…

ISLAMIC MEDICINE- MEAT FREE COOKING

by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain& well being writer Sahih Bukhari 47 Book Of Gifts/Hadith 741- Narrated Urwa: Aisha said to me, “O my nephew! We used to see the crescent, and then the crescent and then the crescent in this way we saw three crescents in two months and no fire (for cooking) used to be made in the…

ISLAMIC MEDCINE…..THE TOOTH PICK FLOWER

By Karimah Bin Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain & Well Being Writer. I was with my Moroccan Auntie the other day and after eating asked her for a tooth pick. She hunted around and finally found me this cute dried inner part of a plant. Not one to reject anything natural or from an Islamic land, I…

Islamic medicine – GREEN JUICES

By Karimah Bin Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain & Well Being Writer Spring summer is really the time for getting your head and tongue around Green Juices. Most of us , except the odd alien, are alright with the conventional bought cartons orange juices, pineapple juice and recently in a supermarket I saw apple, lemongrass and pear…