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  • Removing Life-Support Machines from a Brain Dead Person Date: 5-3-2020

    Can we pull the plug on a human being if he/she is brain dead living in a vegetative life style ? Jazakum Allah Khair .. More

  • Taking medicinal marijuana to ease pain of fibromyalgia Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. My mother has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and has been suffering from this condition for years now. She has been taking painkillers to ease the pain, but the constant use of painkillers is unfortunately destroying her organs, and she now has a stomach ulcer from the constant use of painkillers. Without it, however, she.. More

  • Using product to strengthen vaginal muscles Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum! There is a product that women use to strengthen the muscles around the vagina and pelvic floor due to urinary problems or after childbirth. It is also recomended to use it in general as exercise for the vagina and pelvic floor, which may, for example, be good for one when giving birth, for one's health, and much more. The product.. More

  • Impermissibility of treating homosexuals with unlawful means Date: 30-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A psychiatrist treats a homosexual through arousing his normal sexual tendency via audio-visual stimuli, such as by displaying films that arouse his sexual desire towards women. Then after reaching satisfactory results that highlight the possibility of a successful marriage, the patient will be urged to repent of committing homosexuality.. More

  • Treating sexual frigidity by watching pornographic movies impermissible Date: 30-4-2017

    Is it permissible for a married couple to watch porn films, as one of them suffers sexual tepidity and does not become sexually aroused except by watching such things? .. More

  • Studying and practicing NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Date: 13-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. Please clarify the Islamic ruling regarding studying and practicing NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming). .. More

  • Using inhaler that contains ethanol Date: 26-4-2016

    I have just been given an inhaler in the hospital to treat asthma, but from reading its leaflet, I understood that it contains ethanol, which is a form of alcohol. Can I use it? .. More

  • Producing propolis tincture containing 70% alcohol Date: 6-4-2016

    We are a nutraceuticals producer in Bangladesh. We produce propolis tincture. We have to use alcohol as the solvent. The problem is that we could not find any good solvent like alcohol yet. This tincture contains 70% (percent) of alcohol. The dose is only five drops per day (must be diluted with water). Its does not taste good and it gets sticky when.. More

  • Ruling on quack doctors Date: 19-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the job of quack doctor (illegal doctors, according to the Indian government) permitted in Islam or not? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Homeopathic medicine based on movement of a pendulum Date: 31-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaikum. A good Muslim brother who is known to prescribe homeopathic remedies asked me to hold a packaged medicine in my hand while he prepared a teardrop-shaped piece of metal with a thin string tied to one end; he called it a pendulum. I tried to touch it, but he would not let me do that, saying that it would not be effective anymore after.. More

  • Taking homeopathic medicine that contains alcohol Date: 13-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. In reference to the fatwa number 107024; in that very fatwa, you said that using homeopathic medicines is permissible if the two conditions mentioned in the fatwa are fulfilled, and homeopathic medicine actually do fulfill those two conditions, but there is one more point. It is usual for homeopathic medicines to contain 65-90 % alcohol... More

  • Listening to hypnosis recordings Date: 24-2-2015

    Greetings of peace! I am a born Muslim. One of my big concern in life is that I had committed a big mistake that was listening to Hypnosis audios and subliminal audios I downloaded from the internet. I did not know before that there has been a Fatwaa or ruling which states that Hypnotherapy or Hypnosis is definitely not permissible because it's a form.. More

  • Practising Buddhist meditation exercises for health purposes Date: 27-1-2015

    Assalamualaikum.In general,to do mindfulness meditation training,we sit in ANY position as long it make us relax and alert.Then we focus on our breath,if our attention wonder,we gently bring back our attention to our breath.We do this 10-20 minutes every day.The mindfulness meditation give us many benefit especially for focusing strength,relax,and lesser.. More

  • Ruling on drinking human urine as a medicine Date: 17-9-2014

    Ayurvedic treatment allows cow's and human urine (own's wife) what is the islamic teachin? .. More

  • Ruling on taking medicine that contains alcohol Date: 12-8-2014

    Assalamu aleikom wa rahmatuAllahi wa barakatuh! Please help me subhanAllah i had a sever cough that didnt let me sleep at all and it became so painful i had to cry. My husband went to buy syrup for my coughing because no other medicine worked (took antibiotics, anti-inflammatory injections, codeine tablets, and paracetamol) i felt asphyxiation . He.. More