Prophetic medicine (Al-Tibb al-nabawī) is specifically a collection of advice attributed to Prophet Muhammad in the Islamic tradition with regards to sickness, treatment and hygiene as found in the hadith. The Prophet recommended the use of honey and hijama for healing . Other items with beneficial effects attributed to Muhammad, and standard features on traditional medicine in the Islamicate world, include olive oil; dates; miswak as a necessity for oral health and Nigella sativa or "black seed" or "black cumin" and its oils.
Hijama / Cupping Therapy
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin with the application of heated cups. The therapy is effective for a wide array of medical conditions including fevers, chronic low back pain, poor appetite, indigestion, high blood pressure, acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, anaemia, stroke rehabilitation, nasal congestion, infertility, and menstrual period cramping.