Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that helps the body use calcium and maintain strong bones. Less known is its critical role in innate and adaptive immunity. The most abundant natural source of vitamin D is sunlight, though it is also present in egg yolks, wild fish and fresh milk.
Modern society is facing an epidemic overuse of prescription and over the counter pain medicationsthat may relieve pain short term but cause long term damage to the liver and other vital organs. The remarkable thing is that nature’s medicine cabinet is as effective as these chemical compounds.
Licorice root has been used as a potent medicine and flavouring ingredient for thousands of years in Western Asia and Southern Europe. Islamic physicians and botanists have also studied and touted the benefits of licorice for medicinal uses.
Congratulations to all believers around the world on the birth of the best of all creations of Allah SWT, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW)! This week marks his blessed birthday and is also known as Unity Week, as he was a mercy for all creation and brings together the entire Islamic Ummah.
“And we did not send you (oh Muhammad), but as a mercy to the worlds” (21:107). Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is the best of all creations of Allah (SWT) and the most beloved by Him. As Allah’s final Messenger to mankind he is the pinnacle of human potential and the example we aspire to emulate in all facets of life.