Using mehndi as medicine

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Q: Is it Sunnah to use mendhi for aching feet? If so, is there any specific type of mendhi to use?


A: Mehndi is sometimes used as a medication, and using of medication is permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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