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Ibn al-Qayyim: Healing Through the Sweet-Scented Plants Myrtle and Basil


Ibn al-Qayyim mentioned the health benefits of plants with a sweet scent, in his Prophetic Medicine. He described how two scented plants, myrtle and basilwere beneficial for the body. Ibn al-Qayyim said that myrtle had cleansing properties and was beneficial … Continue reading

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