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Having salt before meals

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Is there any authenticity in the action stating that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi was sallam) used to put salt in his blessed palm and taste it before and after eating?


I haven’t seen a Hadith that clearly states such.

There is an unreliable narration that allegedly encouraged this. See it here.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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