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Nutritional therapy according to Sheikh Abbas Kuta Karang: early research based on Kitab Al-Rahmah Fi Al-Tib Wa Al-Hikmah

Hasan, Ommu Khanif and Othman, Noraishah P. and Muhamad, Siti Norlina and Abdullah, Akmaliza (2020) Nutritional therapy according to Sheikh Abbas Kuta Karang: early research based on Kitab Al-Rahmah Fi Al-Tib Wa Al-Hikmah. UMRAN (International Journal of Islamic and Civilizational Studies), 3 (2). pp. 13-24. ISSN 2289-8204

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Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.11113/umran2020.6n3-2.418

Abstract

Nutrition is one of the methods of health care as it gives strength to the physical body. Malay community had a highly concerned about nutriotion as they know the type and nature of the food such as hot and cold to suit their body condition. Their main purpose in nutrition is to maintain health and diseases treatment. Among the most prominent scholars in the debate on healthy nutriotion is Sheikh Abbas Kuta Karang who is known as a scholar of various disciplines. He wrote his views on nutriotion based on the Qur'an and the Hadith and some of the scholars' views. Among the books he wrote was the Book of Al-Rahmah Fi Al-Tib Wa Al Hikmah in 1853 which contained health care guidelines and treatment of diseases. The book of Al-Rahmah Fi Al-Tib Wa Al Hikmah is one of guideline for malay medicine practitionar until this day. Method of data collection that be used from this study are library studies, bibliographic data analysis from this book, previous studies and journals to determine the effectiveness of current practice. Therefore, this study will describe some of his views on nutrition based on the Book of Al-Rahmah Fi Al-Tib Wa Al Hikmah. Although this book does not have detail explaination on healthy nutrition, its foundations can be studied and proven scientifically.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Nutrition, Health, Sheikh Abbas Kuta Karang, Malay medicine
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Divisions:Islamic Civilisation
ID Code:85529
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:30 Jun 2020 16:50
Last Modified:30 Jun 2020 16:50

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