Know About The Medicinal Concept of Thibbun Nabawi
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Previously we were familiar with various methods of medicinal based on religious literature which are now widely applied in the concept of modern medicine. Such as Ayurvedic based on Hindu religious literature, Buddhist therapy based on Buddhist literature, the concept of treatment of ancient Greek, etc. All have the similar purposes, to create a balance of health between physical and spiritual. Fully established belief that physical health starts with psychological health first.
Thibbun Nabawi is one of the concepts of medicine based on religious literature, Islam. The belief is written in the book that "every disease came from God must be accompanied by a cure". The term Thibbun Nabawi itself is not yet known in the era of the emergence of Islam. Thibbun Nabawi was popularized in the 13th century AD by a Muslim scholar Ibnul Qoyim Al Juziyyah in his book Zaadul Ma'ad. Thibb Al Nabawi literally means the treatment of the Prophet. In Arabic the word "Thibb" comes from the word "thabba - yathubbu - thabban" which means skill - repair - cure. The term "Thabbib" means the treating agent or doctor.
In this book, Thibbun Nabawi (Prophetic Medicinal) is meant as a science to determine the condition of the human body in terms of health aspects, both in terms of maintenance and treatment. The concept of the treatment of the Tibb Nabawi is different from the treatment of doctors in general, because it comes from revelation, prophetic instructions that are balanced with the perfection of reason and have a degree of certainty. While other alternative treatments are based on conjecture, estimation and trial.
Mental-Spiritual-Emotion-Physical, Important Concept of Thibbun Nabawi
The concept of the nature of Thibbun Nabawi treatment is a comprehensive treatment (Total health management) not only on the physical aspects but on the spiritual, mental and emotional, all four are basic things that work together to perfect the healing process. Restoring the strength of the body through the concept of self healing "so that the body is able to treat itself" through complex chemical processes.
:: Spiritual, relating to the heart, soul, feeling. Strong belief that a cure for the disease that suffered. Keeping the heart to always have a positive prejudice, the level of immunity will increase and healing is easy to obtain.
:: Mental, closely related to the mind and how to respond to an illness. Positive thoughts need to be instilled to stimulate the body's immunity as a form of resistance to an illness.
:: Emotions, aspects that are closely related to feelings and control of lust. In connection with Islamic beliefs this can do through the media like fasting, dhikr (synergizing words and hearts to chant and remember the name of God). Emotional imbalance will cause hormones in the body also out of balance and this can be a trigger for susceptibility to disease.
:: Physically, in this era the use of synthetic chemicals is difficult to avoid and will cause excessive accumulation of toxins in the body. Resulting in damage to body organs, tissues, also weakens the body's immunity. The solution is to return to nature (herbs, natural) and in accordance with the physiology of the human body.
The concept of Thibbun Nabawi treatment is divided into 3 parts:
1 / Treatment using natural ingredients (natural). Using all the natural resources that are on this earth such as plants (selected herbs).
2 / Treatment using divine belief (divine guidance). Instill confidence that a disease that comes must have a cure.
3 / Scientific, as an absolute requirement in the concept of Thibbun Nabawi, the treatment makes sense, is scientific and can be digested in accordance with today's modern medical science. Not a frank practice of medicine.
The concept of Thibbun Nabawi treatment will be more beneficial if balanced with a great belief that healing is fact, for a good soul with a living heart. The basic of a cure in the concept of Thibbun Nabawi is not due to the lack of efficacy of a drug but rather due to poor character, and lack of acceptance of the disease he suffers.
Therapeutic and Herbal Media for the Treatment of Thibbun Nabawi
The main thing that underlies Thibbun Nabawi is the recommendation to implement a healthy lifestyle in everyday life. Maintaining a balance between physical and spiritual conditions.
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Types of herbal medicines that are recommended in Thibbun Nabawi
• Black Seed (Black Cumin)
Efficacious for treating all temporal diseases, both hot and cold temperatures. Research shows the Black Seed (Nigela Sativa) has health benefits and is able to overcome various diseases. The contents include carbohydrates, protein, healthy fats (oleic acid and linoleic acid), calcium, fiber, iron, sodium, potassium, and antioxidants. Thymoquinone (TQ) contained in Black Seed is useful as an antibacterial, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, strengthens the body's immunity, and is good for the health of kidney, stomach, and liver organs.
Various benefits of honey for health and beauty are facts. This has been proven by the many beauty products and medicines that use honey as a basic ingredient. Honey contains anti-oxidants (from chrysin compounds, pinobaksin, catalase, pinocembrin), vitamin C, carbohydrates, fructose & glucose compounds. The benefits of honey can be to prevent diabetes, prevent cancer, nourish the heart, strengthen the immune system, heal wounds, improve the digestive system, nourish the skin, eradicate lice, healthy hair etc.
• Olive oil
Olive oil is an extract of olea europaea (olives), which is widely grown in the Mediterranean region. In addition to nutritious for health, olive oil is believed to be able to overcome the problem of premature aging and for beauty treatments. The content in olive oil includes vitamins E, K, fats (omega 9, omega 6, omega 3, and saturated fats) phenolic and iron. Olive oil also functions as an antioxidant through polyphenol compounds to help remove toxins in the body and prevent infection, is antibacterial and also anti-inflammatory. The benefits of olive oil for health are prevention of cancer, blood flow, controlling cholesterol, reducing the risk of heart disease, preventing osteoporosis, treating Alzheimer's, etc.
Dates have a chewy texture and sweet taste. In addition to being rich in nutrients, it is also beneficial for health. Rich in carbohydrates and fiber, magnesium, potassium, high in content (glucose, sucrose, fructose), and are antioxidants from flavonoids, gumonoid, and phenolic acids. The health benefits of dates can maintain digestive health, increase energy quickly, prevent the risk of diabetes, help you lose weight, ward off free radicals that protect cells and tissues, increase the immune system, strengthen bones, protect the heart, improve brain health, etc.
• Zam Zam water
Zam-zam water is a wellspring that is found in the holy city of Mecca "Zam-Zam" in Arabic meaning, "a lot or abundance" that has never run out until now. This water emerged from the history of the prophet Ismail and his mother while searching for a spring when they arrived in Mecca. Zam-zam water is believed to be beneficial for health. Medical scientist in Munich, Dr. Knut Pfeiffer, in one theory said that Zam Zam water can increase energy and strengthen the human body cell system, which he proved through many studies and experiments.
With the perfect amount of bicarbonate (which is higher than French Alps water), Zam Zam water is known as the purest water in the world. Rich in Calcium and magnesium, and high levels of fluoride. Benefits of zam-zam water include: increasing the body's metabolisms, the fluoride content is useful as a cure, maintaining healthy bones and teeth, expediting blood circulation, regenerating dead skin cells, nourishing the fetus, etc.
In garlic contains active sulfur compounds, calories, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, fat, calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, selenium, iron, natural sugars, vitamin C, copper, vitamin B1. Garlic is best consumed raw, because active sulfur (diallyl disulfide and s-allyl cysteine) will react to form Allicin, which is a compound that is able to kill various disease-causing bacteria, such as colds, flu, coughs, and sore throat. Other benefits of raw garlic for health are, prevent dementia and Alzheimer's, strengthen bones, reduce the risk of cancer, as an anti-inflammatory, maintain heart health, etc.
There are still many other herbs that are used for the treatment of Thibbun Nabawi such as miswak wood, bidara leaf, pomegranate, ginger, etc.
The therapeutic concept for the Thibbun Nabawi treatment method
In Arabic called Al-hijamah is a method of treatment with cuts to remove thick static blood that contains toxins from the body. By placing a special cup at a certain point on the surface of the skin to create the sucking effect. Cupping therapy is usually used as a complementary treatment for people who experience a number of diseases and certain conditions. Cup for therapy is usually preheated alcohol, herbal concoction before installing. There are 2 types of cupping therapy, wet and dry cupping. For wet cupping therapy before the tool is installed usually created a fine incision or puncture needle on the skin, so that later can bleed dirty. The benefits of cupping for health include blood circulation, relieve pain, remove toxins in the body. Cupping therapy can be used for the treatment of hypertension, migraine, depression, hemophilia, anemia, arthritis, eczema, fertility problems, etc. Not everyone can do this therapy such as children under the age of 4 years, pregnant women, women who are menstruating, and elderly.
This therapy sounds familiar to some people. The method of healing by reciting certain verses in the holy book of the Qur'an against sick people who are exposed to magic, poison, sick body parts, crazy, sad, interference by devils, etc. The benefits of ruqyah therapy are believed to treat cases of depression, positive simulation for the brain, improve nerve cells, affect the body's metabolisms from the results of positive brain responses, expel negative energy from the body, control emotions, reduce stress levels etc.
Thus a brief explanation of the method of treatment for the Thibbun Nabawi, for complete information, can read a book about Prophetic Medicinal such as Encyclopedia of Islamic Herbal Medicine by John Andrew Morrow, Healing with the Medicine of the Prophet by Imam Ibnul Qayyim al-Jauziah, etc.