𝐃𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐥 𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐚𝐬 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞?
Mohamad Mostafa Nassar
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
The Arabs at the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would prescribe camel’s urine for various sicknesses but this has no religious significance in Islam.
There is an authentic report in which the Prophet prescribed camel’s urine as medicine for some of his companions. Camel’s urine was recognized in Arab custom as having medicinal properties. Ibn Al-Qayyim reports that the famous philosopher Avicenna (Ibn Sina) mentioned camel’s urine in his work on classical Arab medicine:
وَأَنْفَعُ الْأَبْوَالِ بَوْلُ الْجَمَلِ الْأَعْرَابِيِّ وَهُوَ النَّجِيبُ
The most beneficial urine is the urine of Bedouin camels, which is called najeeb.
Source: Zaad Al-Ma’ad 44
There are even some modern medicines which are derived from animal urine, such as premarin.
However, it is important to understand that the use of camel urine was strictly an Arab custom at the time of the Prophet and it has no special religious significance. Ibn Khaldun mentions the traditions on this topic and then he writes:
والطب المنقول في الشرعيات من هذا القبيل وليس من الوحي في شىءوإنما هوأمر كان عادياً للعرب. ووقع في ذكر أحوال النبي صلىالله عليهوسلم من نوع ذكرأحواله التي هي عادة وجبلة لا من جهة أن ذلك مشروع على ذلك النحو من العمل فإنه صلى الله عليه وسلم إنما بعث ليعلمنا الشرائع ولم يبعث لتعريف الطب ولا غيره من العاديات
The medicine mentioned in the religious tradition is of the Bedouin type. It is in no way part of the divine revelation. (Such medical matters) were merely part of the Arab custom and happened to be mentioned in connection with the circumstances of the Prophet, like other things that were customary in his generation.
They were not mentioned in order to imply that that particular way of practicing medicine is stipulated by the religious law. Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, was sent to teach us the religious law (sharia). He was not sent to teach us medicine or any other ordinary matter.
Therefore, there is no particular reward for the use of camel’s urine, but rather it is only permissible as a matter of custom. In fact, if better medical treatments are available, then we recommend for Muslims to use those alternative treatments. In this regard, the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said:
أَنْتُمْ أَعْلَمُ بِأَمْرِ دُنْيَاكُمْ
You have better knowledge of the affairs of your world.
Source: Sahih Muslim 2363, Grade: Sahih
𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐈𝐬𝐥𝐚𝐦𝐨𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐬 𝐦𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐲𝐩𝐨𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐲:
Camel urine drinking is not a mandatory instruction in Islam, or a tradition of Prophet Muhammed peace be upon him. However, fifteen centuries ago, in the middle of the Arabian desert and in the absence of modern pharmaceutical medicines.
People including Jews, Christian, Arab Pagans used tried various herps and fluids, camel urine was one of them. Prophet Muhammed peace be upon him approved Camel urine based on what Allah taught him.
Such approval of camel urine was for emergency medical treatment and was not a mandatory Islamic practice. It is worth noting the modern medical examinations proves the various medical benefits of using camel urine as a medical treatment for those who do not mind using it.
There have been several European and Western non-Muslim companies producing Beer by using human urine as well as there have been many other non-Muslim European and Western companies providing what they call it Urine Therapy.
𝐈𝐬𝐥𝐚𝐦 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐮𝐬𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐲 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐥 𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐲 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐟 𝐧𝐞𝐝𝐞𝐝, 𝐡𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫, 𝐈𝐬𝐥𝐚𝐦 𝐃𝐎𝐄𝐒 𝐍𝐎𝐓 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡 𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐫 𝐮𝐬𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐀𝐍𝐘 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐲𝐩𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐫 𝐟𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐇𝐮𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐮𝐦𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧
The Danish “PISNER” beer is made from human urine.
And the company collects more than 50,000 liters per day of human urine from designated collection points in public parks and spread in the open air, and it pays a fee for those who urinate at these points, amounting to 4 euros per liter of urine.
After that, the urine is transported in tanks to the factory, where it is analyzed, sterilized, and filtered from toxins, before it is recycled and packaged to be ready for consumption.
Most of the beer is consumed in Denmark, and the price of one bottle is 37 euros. The surplus is exported to the rest of European countries, especially Sweden. As the beer has a quality certificate from the European Food and Drug Authority.
Beer Made from Urine at This Singapore Brewery
Singapore has taken “innovations” in beer-brewing a notch higher with the introduction of ‘Newbrew.’ While it may appear or taste like usual beer, there’s an unconventional twist to it. The brewery’s unique craft beer is made using ‘Newater,’ Singapore’s brand of clean, high-quality water recycled from sewage and urine.
the Arab secularist and enemies of Islam, are ready to drink this beer because his European masters drink it. but he attacks drinking camel urine for treatment, which is a confirmed prophetic Sunnah, although most scientific studies have proven the health benefits of urine for camels.
For your information, this is not the only company that manufactures beer from urine. There are other companies in the Czech Republic, Norway, Sweden, and Poland that make beer from horse urine or reindeer urine, which is the most common in these countries.
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