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The Recommended Cereals in Islam

The Recommended Cereals in Islam

Rice According to Imam Ja’far-e-Sadiq (a.s.), rice is a good food as it expands intestines and cures dysentery. According to another tradition, a person complained to Imam Ja’far-e-Sadiq (a.s.) about stomach-ache. The Imam (a.s.) asked him to wash the rice, dry it in shelter, powder it and have nearly a tablespoonful every morning. Gram Reliable traditions from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) state that seventy Prophets have prayed for the advantages ... Read More »

The Other Recommended Vegetables in Islam

The Other Recommended Vegetables in Islam

Cucumber According to reliable traditions, the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) used to have cucumber with salt. Imam Ja’far-e-Sadiq (a.s.) has said that cucumber should be eaten from the root side as it is more advantageous. Beetroot Imam Ja’far-e-Sadiq (a.s.) had shown the Jews two methods of curing dandruff, one was eating beetroot and the other was taking out vein from meat. Hazrat Imam Reza (a.s.) had stated that the leaves of ... Read More »

The Recommended Vegetables in Islam (Chicory)

The Recommended Vegetables in Islam (Chicory)

According to a tradition from Imam Ja’far-e-Sadiq (a.s.), the meal of Hazrat Ali (a.s.) always consisted of green vegetables. He stated that the heart of Momin is green and has a leaning towards greenness. He also stated that whosoever has eaten 7 chicory leaves (Kasni) during the night, he will be safe from the colic pain and whosoever desires many off-springs should take chicory leaves in large quantities. Another tradition ... Read More »

The Recommended Vegetables in Islam (Onion)

The Recommended Vegetables in Islam (Onion)

Another tradition from the Imam (a.s.) states that onion cleans dirt of teeth and sputum, lessens fatigue and laziness, strengthens veins and muscles and the roots of the teeth, increases offsprings, beautifies complexion and cures fever. A tradition from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) narrates that whenever a person visits any new city, he should eat the onion grown over there so that he may be safe from all the diseases ... Read More »

The Other Recommended Fruits in Islam

The Other Recommended Fruits in Islam

Fig According to a reliable tradition from Imam Reza (a.s.), fig cleans bad smell of the mouth, strengthens bones, increases hair and cures different types of pains. One does not need any medicine after having figs. Among all the fruits, fig has close similarity with the fruits of heaven. It also cures colic (qulanj). It is also stated that figs cure piles and pain in toes and fingers of leg. ... Read More »

The Recommended Fruits in Islam (Date)

The Recommended Fruits in Islam (Date)

It is stated from Suleman ibne Ja’far that when one day he visited Imam Reza (a.s.), he saw a huge quantity of fresh dates kept before the Imam (a.s.) who was having the dates. When Suleman commented that Imam (a.s.) was helping himself to the dates quite generously, the Imam (a.s.) said that he liked the dates very much because they were liked by the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.), Hazrat Ali ... Read More »

The Recommended Fruits in Islam (Apple)

The Recommended Fruits in Islam (Apple)

A reliable tradition states that five fruits have come from heaven – pomegranate, quince, white green grapes, fresh dates and apple. According to Hazrat Imam Moosa Kazim (a.s.), eating apple keeps one protected from all types of poison, magic, influence of jinns and increase of sputum. Another tradition states that Sattu of dried apple stops blood coming out of the nose on account of excess heat and is the best ... Read More »

The Recommended Fruits in Islam (Quince)

The effects of eating Behi (quince), as stated by Hazrat Ali (a.s.), are the following: a)      Strengthens weak heart b)      Causes increase in weight c)      Cleans the stomach d)      Increases reason e)      Makes a man courageous According to Imam Ja’far-e-Sadiq (a.s.), eating Behi (quince) improves complexion and causes beautiful children. Another tradition states that whosoever will have a seed of Behi first thing in the morning, God will bless his ... Read More »

The Recommended Fruits in Islam (Pomegranate)

The Recommended Fruits in Islam (Pomegranate)

A  tradition states that Hazrat Ali (a.s.) said that fruits are of 120 kinds but the best among them is pomegranate. Pomegranate appeases the hunger and for those who already had their fill, pomegranate helps to digest the food. The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) liked pomegranate the best and he never wanted to share it with others (the cause of which is shown in the next tradition). A tradition coming from ... Read More »

The Top Recommended Food in Islam (6)

The Top Recommended Food in Islam (6)

Honey From many authorities it is taken that Aaima-e-Tahereen (the Holy Imams) used to praise honey which is a cure for many diseases. According to a tradition, Imam Moosa Kazim (a.s.) used to have sweets before going to sleep. Sugar is advantageous besides curing sputum. chicken According to Abdul Ala, incidentally, he was at the house of Imam Sadiq (a.s.) when the food was being laid. There was chicken whose ... Read More »