Apothecary

The Hidayahblog Guide to Combating Swine Flu

The Hidayahblog Guide to Combating Swine Flu

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At the time of writing, the current Swine Flu pandemic has claimed 29 lives in the UK with experts saying that unfortunately more loss of life is to follow.
So how do you beat it? How do you protect yourself from one of the most deadliest viruses on this planet right [...]

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

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What strikes your mind when someone mentions worship?
Most people would answer a ritualistic act performed in a prescribed place in a set manner, or something along those lines.
In Islam, every act done in day-to-day life is considered as worship if done in accordance to the ways prescribed by Allah. Eating, an [...]

The Ramadhaan Diet

The Ramadhaan Diet

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Well I did ask our resident pharmacist for a post on this topic, but then I received this wonderful e-mail from a local Alim (Scholar) and so I couldn’t resist.
The e-mail was quite long and so I’ve chopped it up a little bit and as well as giving guidelines as to [...]

What am I?

What am I?

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What am I?
I contain vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and C. I consist of sugars like glucose and fructose and minerals like magnesium, potassium, calcium, zinc, copper, iodine, sodium chlorine, sulphur, iron and phosphate. I am a natural antiseptic, have an anti-inflammatory effect and contain anti-oxidants which help fight [...]

The Miracle of Zamzam

The Miracle of Zamzam

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Zamzam water is the water which is found in Mecca. This water has a special place in Islam as it has many benefits both spiritual and physical.
It was discovered by the Prophet Ismail (PBUH) as a baby. As he was crying because he was alone in the desert with his [...]

The Miracle Tooth Stick!

The Miracle Tooth Stick!

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Although the use of the toothbrush is widespread, and many people still think that the only way to keep your teeth and gums healthy is to brush them with a combination of man-made fibres and chemical paste, Muslims have been cleaning their teeth with something called a Miswaak (tooth stick) for [...]

Coming Soon…

Coming Soon...

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Welcome to the Apothecary section. Insha-Allah (with the Will of Allah) this section aims to bring you useful tips and information on how to live a healthy life the Islamic way.
Allah who is the Creator of Insaan (human beings) knows what is good and what is bad for us, and [...]