Some other references about Blessed Sunnah Foods
Milk: The Prophet (Salla’Allahu alaihi wa’sallam) said that milk wipes away heat from the heart just as the finger wipes away sweat from the brow. It strengthens the back, increases the brain, augments intelligence, renews vision & drives away forgetfulness.
Barley:The Prophet Muhammed (Salla’Allahu alaihi wa’sallam) recommended talbina (a meal made from powdered barley) for the sick and grieving.
He is quoted as saying, “At-talbina gives rest to the heart of the patient and makes it active and relieves some of his sorrow and grief” “The Talbina”: is a meal made by mixing 2 spoons of barley and a cup of water, cooked for 5 min, after that a cup of yogurt and bee’s honey is added, it is called Talbina which comes from the Arabic Word Laban meaning yogurt because of its resemblances to the yogurt, as it is soft and white. And aicha said that the prophet peace be upon him has advised us to use it as a medicine, as he said. Its a cure for sadness:“At-talbina gives rest to the heart of the patient and makes it active and relieves some of his sorrow and grief” (Bukhari 7:71’593).
It is narrated that the wife of the prophet peace be upon him “Aisha”, if one of her relatives die, and after the funerals, used to gather the women in the familly, and ask for a pot and cook the talbina, after that she would prepare some kind of a meal called: thrida”, which is mainly peaces of bread emerged in a sauce. And she would poor the talbina on it. And tell the women: eat from it, as I heard the prophet peace be upon him saying.
Honey: Considered to be the best remedy for diarrhoea when mixed in hot water. It is the food of foods, drink of drinks & drug of drugs. It is used for creating appetite, strengthening the stomach, eliminating phlegm, as a meat preservative,hair conditioner, eye salve & mouthwash. It is extremely beneficial in the morning in warm water & is also a sunnah.
Olive oil: Excellence treatment for skin and hair, delays old age, treats inflammation of the stomach
Mushroom: The Prophet (Salla’Allahu alaihi wa’sallam) said that mushroom is a good cure for the eyes, it also serves as a form of birth control and arrests paralysis.
Grapes: The Prophet was very fond of grapes, it purifies the blood, provides vigour & and health, strengthens the kidneys & clears the bowels.
Dates: The Prophet (Salla’Allahu alaihi wa’sallam) said that a house without dates has no food, also to be eaten at the time of childbirth.
Figs: It is a fruit from paradise and a cure for piles.
Melon: Melon contains 1000 blessings & 1000 mercies, the Prophet SAW said “None of your women who are pregnant & eat of water melon will fail to produce offspring who are good in countenance & good in character.
Pomegranate: The Prophet (Salla’Allahu alaihi wa’sallam) said it cleanse you of Satan and evil aspirations for 40 days.
Water: The Prophet (Salla’Allahu alaihi wa’sallam) said the best drink in this world & the next is Water. When you are thirsty drink it by sips and not gulps. Gulping produces sickness of the liver.