Interpretation of Hadith Regarding Consumption of Camel Urine


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Following Hadith has gone disputed; 
Some people from the tribe of ‘Ukl came to the Prophet and embraced Islam. The climate of Medina did not suit them, so the Prophet ordered them to go to the (herd of milch) camels of charity and to drink their milk and urine (as a medicine). (Sahih Bukhari 8:82:794)

Well I have more clear answer to above shared vague post but it will be a long one so instead of posting it in more than one comments I decided to write in detail for those who believe in the idea of going logical would definitely won’t be debating further, if they still want to, I am open to it...The post shared above is clearly not from credible source..My idea behind responding every such post is not only to defend true image of Islam that has wildly been sabotaged by and misunderstood due to bunch of ignorant or extremists but also to encourage the logical and responsible approach among at least, we the learned and professional class. Each comment or post come from us, the educated and learned class, should include a proper and careful interpretation or source and subject matter. Because unfortunately we are living in age where people read, believe and follow straightforward.

I just wanted to share the news with you that in products such as Tylenol or asparine (not sure which but u can check the labels), there is an ingredient called PREMARIN. Biology majors here tell me that the name stands for PREgnant MARe urIN. Of course, no one would put unprocessed urine into medication... I’m sure it's boiled or pasteurized or something. But the ingredient is used very much in the way the prophet (peace be upon him) suggested using camel urine. Such as for headaches,Oh, well, I’m sure to you it sounds disgusting... think of it next time u reach for Tylenol or asparine.

Go to www.premarin.org for the following. (also see premarin.com) 
Premarin® stands for Pregnant Mares' Urine (PREgnant MARes' urINe) 
Premarin (including Prempro, Premphase, Prempac, and Premelle) is a drug made up of conjugated estrogens obtained from the urine of pregnant mares -- put out in many forms (pills, creams, injections, patches, vaginal rings) and is used to reduce the symptoms of menopause in women or women who have had a hysterectomy. It is also prescribed to nearly eliminate the risk of osteoporosis (the brittling of bones) and reduce the chance of heart disease in women over 50.

First of all, let us clarify the reason and story behind the prescription. Some people had become very ill at the time of the Prophet, and were suffering from an unknown illness. Their bellies had swollen and they were not in a fit state. Hence, the prophet said to them, that they would find a cure in the milk and urine of a camel and so he sent them out to an area where camels were grazing. These men went to this area and drank the milk and urine. Sure enough, just like the Prophet said, they were cured and became fit and healthy. 
However, at the same time, evil thoughts entered their minds and they decided they wanted the camels for themselves. They, therefore killed the owner and made off with the camels. When news of the murder reached the prophet, he sent an envoy to capture the men, and when they were captured and brought before the prophet, capital punishment was meted out to them. 

Having read this story, what do we conclude from it? The answering to this post would have us believe that this Hadith means that drinking camel urine is permissible in Islam. This is INCORRECT. 
The real meaning of this Hadith is that if a person needs to consume an impure and impermissible substance as a cure for an illness, and NO OTHER REASONABLE ALTERNATIVE IS AVAILABLE, then it is permissible. In all other circumstances, camel urine is PROHIBTTED
We with the prudent mind should not spread messages with clear hate speech as this would be doing nothing but made the world a place of illogical critics and blind followers. Moreover Religion is sensitive stuff don’t write on it without having proper research. There is a lot in this world to write and share about.Illogical hate speech and targeting each other’s religions,s especially when the one who is sharing or writing has no proper and up to date knowledge about specific topic or issue will cause nothing but sabotaging the peace both mental and of world.
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