Lesson no. 24 Poisoning: -


Poisoning means administering poison or poisons substance to (a person or animal), either deliberately or accidentally. It is taking a substance that is injurious to health or can cause death.

Nabi ﷺ’s guidance about poisoning -

Punishment to poisoning owns self: -

1. Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنه reported that Nabi ﷺ said: If anyone drinks poison, the poison will be in his hand (on the Day of Judgement) & he will drink it in Hell-fire & he will live in it eternally.
[Abu Dawud: 3872; Book. 29; English Book. 28; Hadees. 3863]
2. Narrated by Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنه that Nabi ﷺ said: Whoever drinks poison & kills himself, will be sipping it in the fire of Hell forever & ever.
[Ibn Majah: 3588; Book. 31; English vol. 4; Book. 31, Hadees. 3460]

7 Tamar dates prevent poisoning & black magic: -


3. Hazrat Aamir Bin Saad Abu Waqqas رضي الله عنه heard from his father that Nabi ﷺ said that anyone who eats 7 Tamar (تمر) (dates) daily, which grow between these two lava plains (two Madinah (المدينه) mountains) empty stomach, early morning, than till evening, will not be affected with poisoning (سم) & black magic (سحر) (witch craft) & If eats at evening will be safe from poison (سُمٌّ) & black magic (سحر) (witch craft) till morning.
[Muslim: 2047 A; Book. 36; English Book. 23; Hadees. 5080]

Ajwah prevents poisoning: -


4. Hazrat A'isha رضي الله عنها says that Rasoolullah ﷺ guided that, The Ajwah dates of 'Aliya' contain healing effects & these are antidote (for poisoning) if eaten early morning.
[Muslim: 2048; Book. 36; English Book. 23; Hadees. 5083]

7 Ajwah prevents poisoning & black magic: -


5. Hazrat Saad رضي الله عنه says that Rasoolullah ﷺ guided that eat 7 Ajwah (عجوة) (dates) early morning empty stomach, that day, the person will be saved from poisoning (سم) & black Magic (سحر) (witch craft).
[Bukhari: 5769; Book. 76; English vol. 7; Book. 71; Hadees. 664]

Wet cupping for poisoning: -


6. Hazrat Ibn Abbas رضي الله عنهما says that Nabi ﷺ underwent Hijamah (الحجامة) (Wet Cupping) because of pain due to poisoned meat.
[Hasan Ahmed 1/305]
7. It is mentioned in Abdul Razzaq that In Qazawah khybre, Nabi ﷺ was poisoned by a Jewish woman in roasted meat of sheep, He ﷺ underwent Hijamah at 3 point on the kahil, (upper part of back) (It is believed that 1st cup was applied on Kahil (upper back), 2nd behind the heart (at the left of kahil), & the 3rd was either a little bit lower to this point or on the right side of the kahil, Allah knows the best).
[Musannaf Abdul Razzaq]
8. Narrated by Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنه: A Jewish presented a poisoned sheep to Nabi ﷺ but He ﷺ did not interfere with her. Abu Dawud said: The Jewish who poisoned was sister of Marhab.
[Abu Dawud: 4509; Book. 41; English Book. 40; Hadees. 4494]
9. Narrated by Anas Bin Malik رضي الله عنه: A Jewish brought a poisoned (cooked) sheep for Nabi ﷺ who ate from it. She was brought to Nabi ﷺ & He ﷺ was asked: "Shall we kill her?" He ﷺ said: "No." I continued to see the effect of the poison on the palate of the mouth of Nabi ﷺ.
[Bukhari: 2617; Book. 51; English vol. 3; Book. 47; Hadees. 786]

Dua for prevention evils, poisoning & etc: -

10. Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنه narrated that Nabi ﷺ said: “Whoever recites three times when reaches the evening:

أَعُوذُ بِكَلِمَاتِ اللَّهِ التَّامَّاتِ مِنْ شَرِّ مَا خَلَقَ

Translation: ‘‘I seek refuge in Allah’s Perfect Words from the evil of what he created; no poisonous sting shall harm him that night.”
[Tirmizi: 3604 B; Book. 48, English vol. 6; Book. 46, Hadees. 3604]

Dua for safety: -

11. Narrated by Abul Yusr رضي الله عنه that Nabi ﷺ used to supplicate: (for safety)

‏ اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْهَدْمِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ التَّرَدِّي وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْغَرَقِ وَالْحَرَقِ وَالْهَرَمِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ أَنْ يَتَخَبَّطَنِي الشَّيْطَانُ عِنْدَ الْمَوْتِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ أَنْ أَمُوتَ فِي سَبِيلِكَ مُدْبِرًا وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ أَنْ أَمُوتَ لَدِيغًا

Translation: "O Allah, I seek refuge in Thee from my house falling on me, I seek refuge in Thee from falling into an abyss, I seek refuge in Thee from drowning burning & decrepitude. I seek refuge in Thee from the devil harming me at the time of my death, I seek refuge in Thee from dying in Thy path while retreating & I seek refuge in Thee from dying of the sting of a poisonous creature."
[Abu Dawud: 1552; Book. 8; English Book. 8; Hadees. 1547]