Hundreds of people suffer from the flu throughout the year. Flu represents fever, runny nose, sore throat, and body ache generally. Hazrat Muhammad (s.a.w.w) taught us many different things. He taught us the art of living our life, dealing with relationships, how to cope with stresses of life, anxiety and many remedies to cure different diseases, etc. If you are suffering from the flu, usually you do not require any medications for treatment. But you can cure flu with the help of tib-e nabvi-the the teachings and advice of the Holy Prophet P.B.U.H. In this article, we are going to discuss, how can you cure flu with the help of tib-e-nabvi.
Honey and lemon to cure flu
Honey and lemon, when combined are a yummy treat. They are rich in vitamin C and help boost your immunity, helping you in recovering soon. It is the best combination to get rid of sore throat since you take it orally when you sip it down, your throat gets exposed with it. This lets the antioxidants interact with your inflamed throat and reduce inflammation.
Allah says in the Qur’an:
“Then eat from all the fruits and follow the ways of your Lord laid down [for you].” There emerges from their bellies a drink, varying in colors, in which there is healing for people. Indeed in that is a sign for a people who give thought. “[Qur’an 16:69]
The last Prophet (s.a.w.w) of Allah said, according to Bukhari Shareef
‘Honey is a remedy for every illness and the Qur’an is a remedy for all illness of the mind, therefore I recommend to you both remedies, the Qur’an and honey.’
Honey has magic that bacteria cannot grow in it. It does not rot: this is because it is high in sugar content, and does not contain water for optimal microbial growth. Also, it is a bit acidic in nature, having a lower pH, so bacteria can not grow in it.
Black seeds/kalonji to cure flu
The seeds of the plant Nigella Sativa are known as black seeds or more commonly as kalonji in Urdu. It has unsaturated fatty acids and a compound thymoquinone with anti-inflammatory and even anticarcinogenic properties. Black seeds can be eaten to cure flu, or they are also available in the form of oil, you can also consume the black seed oil to cure flu.
According to a hadith, Al-Bukhaari (5688) and Muslim (2215) narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) that he heard the Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) say concerning the black seed:
“In it, there is healing for every disease, except as-saam.” Ibn Shihab said: As-saam is death.
Take care of little things
Be vigilant and take care of every little thing in your household. You should make sure to cover the lid over every utensil in which there is something to eat. Also, try to cover the empty utensils with a cloth to protect them. According to a hadith, Prophet Muhammad 9s.a.w.w) commanded Muslims to cover their food and drinks. He said:
“Cover up the (kitchen) containers (i.e., pots, pans, etc.), tie up the mouth of the water-skin, lock up the doors and extinguish the lamps, because Satan can neither untie the water-skin nor open the door nor uncover the containers. If one can cover the cooking pot even by placing a piece of wood across it, and pronounce the Name of Allah on it, let him do it. A mouse can sometimes cause a house to burn along its dwellers.” (Muslim)
Islam has emphasized a lot on staying clean. By staying clean, you can get rid of many diseases that spread through dirt and dust. You should make a habit of bathing yourself daily, changing clothes frequently, and maintaining oral hygiene. You can use miswak to maintain your oral hygiene, it is loaded with benefits. Staying clean is a prerequisite to pray, so you can have an idea, how much it is important to stay clean in Islam.
Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w.) said:
“Cleanliness is half the faith (Emaan).” (Sahih Muslim)
By practicing these tips, you can cure the flu. But if you are facing severe symptoms, do visit your doctor. This information and tips are just for the people who are facing mild symptoms and are generally healthy. Also always consult your doctor first regarding taking anything especially if you are diabetic, asthmatic, allergic, or a chronic kidney disease patient. Make sure to have everything in moderation, exceeding the normal intake may cause adverse effects on your health.