Research Study of the Principles and Rules of Hygiene in the Light of Qur'an and Hadith


  • Qayyum Bibi
  • Dr Shaista Firdous


Holy Quran, Hadith, diseases, habits, stroke, heart attack, principles, teachings


Teachings of Islam are universal. The Holy Quran and Hadith have been sent for the guidance of mankind in every sphere of life. Islam stresses on neat and clean environment whether it is for individual or for society. Islam allows us to eat only lawful and clean food stuff. As there are instructions of the Holy Prophet (ﷺ) about eating that it should be moderately; for eating excessively causes harm to our biological systems. Many diseases are due to uncontrolled eating habits such as, vascular diseases, diabetes, heart attack, stroke, etc.

Islam forbids us to use many things like intoxications because these are harmful for health. As it forbids to eat the meat of some animals because it leads us to many other physical and spiritual diseases. If we follow the teachings of Islam regarding health, we can save ourselves from many diseases and environmental problems. We should act upon these principles which have been laid down in the Holy Quran and Sunnah for a healthy society. This article throws light thoroghly on all the issues realistically.