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Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (8)

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (8)

 Frankincense From the Viewpoint of Medicine Frankincense (Boswellia papyrifera (Del.) Hochst) is a plant which has healing effects on anxiety. Frankincense is an aromatic substance which is derived from Indian frankincense tree. To use pleasant flavor of frankincense, it is usually put in fire. Frankincense can be also derived from other trees such as pine and fir, but Indian frankincense which is red has the highest quality. Other kinds of ... Read More »

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (7)

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (7)

 Honey From the Viewpoint of Medicine Honey is very useful for pregnant women. Eating two teaspoons of honey daily causes development of embryonic nervous system. To relive tiredness, nothing is more effective than having honey with apple vinegar; accordingly mix three teaspoonful of apple vinegar with a cup of honey and daily drink two teaspoonful of this mixture. Honey relaxes the nerves and is a moderate laxative. Honey reduces the ... Read More »

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (6)

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (6)

  Squash  From the Viewpoint of Medicine Squash (Cucurbita pepo L.) is antidepressant. Physicians believe that squash is useful to cool the temper; and also strengthens and refreshes the soul. It opens the closed sweat pores, relaxes the inflamed stomach, treats jaundice, and also cures hot tempered fever. People who suffer from insomnia will have good sleeping with eating squash. Squash revitalizes the mental and physical power of a person ... Read More »

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (5)

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (5)

 Pear From the Viewpoint of Medicine Pear (Purus communis) is a kind of fruit which is antidepressant and contains: hydroquinone, glycosides, phlorizin, sugars, organic acids, minerals, vitamins, pectin, invertin, asparagine, and its seeds contain amygdaline. Previously, physicians believed that pear is laxative, thirst and bile lifter, blood pressure reducer, and bladder irritation reliever; and prescribed its leaf to prevent diarrhea, and also healing the wounds. In addition to vitamins and ... Read More »

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (4)

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (4)

Grape From the Viewpoint of Medicine Grape or grapevine (Angire), (Vitis vinifera L,V. Sylvester’s Gmel), is a fruit which has miraculous effect on mental health. Traditional physicians had considered different benefits for different parts of grapevine. Grape purifies blood, relieves constipation and gastritis; and also treats whooping cough, anemia and gout. Generally, grape is useful to treat lung diseases. Leaf of grapevine is astringent, gastric tonic and diuretic. Sour grape ... Read More »

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (3)

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (3)

 From the Viewpoint of Medicine Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a fruit with healing effects on anxiety. Since the minerals of pomegranate juice are combined with organic substances, they are absorbed rapidly, and help healing rickets, anemia, and neurasthenia. Besides, it strengthens body and can be used in this regard. Nutritionists believe that: “pomegranate purifies blood, produces suitable substances for the body, vitalizes the nerves, relieves nervous tensions, opens skin sweat ... Read More »

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (2)

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (2)

Quince From the Viewpoint of Medicine “Quince” is a fruit which has useful effects on reduction of anxiety, from the viewpoint of experimental medical sciences and Islamic texts. Since “Quince”, (Cydonia oblonga Miller) is rich in sugars, tannin, malic acid, pectin, and also vitamin A and B; it has many therapeutic effects such as being a laxative, anti-inflammatory, antitussive, heart tonic, astringent, relaxing, anti-diarrhea. Drinking a teaspoon of brewed leaf ... Read More »

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (1)

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam? (1)

  Apple  From the Viewpoint of Medicine Apple (Mauls domestica Borkh) is among the fruits which their joyous effect has been confirmed in medical science, and has been used to encounter anxiety. In Islamic texts also the healing effect of the apple has been approved. Apple is a fruit from paradise full of Vitamins A, B and C, and also K which is used as a medicine in natural treatments or ... Read More »

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam?

Does Depression Have Any Herbal Medicine in Islam?

Introduction: Health is a religious value, and taking care of it is a responsibility of any Muslim. God has determined some healing agents for treatment. Healing herbs or herbal medicine are among these agents. In the current text by the help of Islamic texts and integrating them with new medical sciences, this healing power was introduced. Anxiety disorder is one of the most common psychological disorders. Today, many people are ... Read More »

Is Vegetarianism Allowed in Islam (2)?

Is Vegetarianism Allowed in Islam (2)?

A major argument put forth by vegetarians is that an animal has to be slaughtered and this fear within the animal will adulterate it’s flesh and lower the charge in the energy of the meat, thereby causing harm to whosoever eats the meat (as documented earlier). However,  the Islamic method of slaughtering creates honor and reverence in the slaughter, and this act carries no traumatic frequencies that could unbalance the ... Read More »