by Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain & Well Being Writer.
ISLAMIC MEDCINE – WATER
Water is maa’ (ماء) in Arabic. It has been mentioned in the Quran over a hundred times. It comes before all other foods and drinks. After air, water is the most important nutrient for our body; by mass, human cells consist of 65–90% water (H2O).its great for your brain, your skin and losing weight.
Surat 8. Al-Anfâl (The Spoils of War): 11.
“(Remember) when He covered you with a slumber as a security from Him, and He caused water (rain) to descend on you from the sky, to clean you thereby and to remove from you the Rijz (whispering, evil-suggestions, etc.) of Shaitân (Satan), and to strengthen your hearts, and make your feet firm thereby.”
Surat Al-Ĥijr 15(The Rocky Tract):22
“And We send the winds fertilizing (to fill heavily the clouds with water), then caused the water (rain) to descend from the sky, and We gave it to you to drink, and it is not you who are the owners of its stores [i.e. to give water to whom you like or to withhold it from
whom you like. “
Surat Al-‘Anbyā’ (The Prophets):30
“Have not those who disbelieve known that the heavens and the earth were joined together as one united piece, then We parted them? And We have made from water every living thing. Will they not then believe?”
Water’s functions are:-
• as a solvent it dilutes substances in the body
• transformation, metabolizing chemicals in body
• transportation in blood , which is 90% water of nutrient, minerals, vitamins, tissue salts, sugars, oxygen, from digestive and respiratory systems to the cells
• de-tox and clean waste from your body
• regulates temperature and transports heat
• provides positive energy to cells in the form of electron
Modern scientific research clearly proves that the cells of the human body are made up of 60- 70% water. The percentage of water in the human body varies from birth, 75% of the infants weight, most adult contain 60% of their weight is water. Interestingly obesity also decreases the amount of water in the body. Scientists have proven that water is necessary and active substance used in changes and reactions which occur inside the body.
Scientists have proven that water is a necessary and active substance used in changes and reactions which occur inside the body.
It is commonly known that water conducts electricity.
The body contains electricity
Water is necessary for positive change in the body.
OUR WATER NEEDS
2litres is excellent, if you drink 1 litres and eat 4 pieces of fruit you will have had 2 liters of water, your daily requirement.
Some people think water is boring so try these tips to add to your water:-
• thin slices of pear
• crushed fresh mint leaves or mint tea bag
• frozen fruit ice cubes
• herbal tea bag like raspberry or lemon and ginger
• a squeeze of lemon, lime or orange juice and the zest
• you could make a jug of your favorite and leave in the fridge.
Rain is a blessing, so think next time before you complain because The Creator is providing us with the next most important nutrient after air, alhamduliah, water.