1. Sayyidah Aa’ishah RA narrates from Rasoolullaah sallallaahu`alaihi wasallam that “Talbeenah soothes the heart of a sick person, and takes away some forms of grief”. (Bukhari, Muslim).

2. Sayyidah Aa`ishah RA, Rasoolullah sallallaahu`alayhi wasallam is reported to have stated on oath that ‘Talbeenah washes the stomach just like anyone would wash dirt off his face with water’. (Ibn Maajah, Haakim).

Benefits of Talbeenah

1. It takes away grief, worry and distress.

2. Freshens and is nutritious for the limbs.

3. Helps to digest diary products.

4. Expels access phlegm.

5. Remedies restlessness in sleep, gives a good sleep and makes waking up easy.

6. Lowers cholesterol.

7. Treats the heart.

8. Delays signs of old-age.

9. Prevents Parkinson.

10. Treats cancer.

11. Softens and calms the colon.

12. Helps against diarrhea. 1

3. Beneficial for Typhoid.

14. Strengthens the immune system.

15. Plays an immense role in undoing the harms of x-rays, and carcinogens.

16. Stimulates the following: Arteries, veins, heart, lungs, intestines, womb.

17. Very beneficial for the liver and gallbladder.

18. Builds cells, prevents hair loss, and protects the thyroid glands.

19. Has a high percentage of folic acid, which protects against most fetal abnormalities.


• Zaadul Ma`aad of Ibn al-Qayyim (4/109)

• Fat-hul Baari of Ibn Hajar (10/147)

• Article on Talbeenah by Sahbaa Al-Bunduq • Featured Treatments through Herbs and Seeds by Anstassia Simeonov and Olga Hwaluva

• Talbeenah: A Food and Medicine, by Sahbaa Bunduq

• Kitaabul Ghidhaa by Jameel Al-Qudsi


1. When made specifically as a treatment, it should be simply made by adding one tablespoon of Talbeenah to 1 cup of water, on low heat, and stirred for 15 minutes, with a teaspoon or two of honey.

2. If not specifically for treatment, then a nice porridge could be made of it in the following way:

Braise 1 to 2 tblspns of Talbeenah in a little ghee. Add about 1 to 1½ cups of milk, and ˝ cup of water. Stir on low heat till it boils and thickens. Add ground elachi, ground almonds, and some Sukkari Rutab or pure honey to sweeten.

3. Once made with water, it may be added to a broth and made into a soup. This was done by Sayyidah Aa`isah Radiallahu Anha