Category Archives: Dates

Ibn al-Qayyim: Cucumber is Beneficial When Eaten with Dates


In his work on Prophetic Medicine, the great scholar Ibn al-Qayyim mentioned the health benefits of cucumbers. He quoted the Prophetic Hadith relating that the Messenger of Allah (Sallallaahu alayhi Wasallam) used to eat qiththa (cucumber) with rutab (fresh dates). … Continue reading

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Ibn al-Qayyim: Dates Are Nourishing Fruit


Dates are available in abundance throughout the Islamic world, and historically have been a main ingredient in many peoples’ diets. So it is not surprising that Ibn al-Qayyim, the great scholar, mentioned the many health benefits of dates in his … Continue reading

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