Hadith Question: Grinding seven Ajwa dates with their pits

Q: Is the following Hadith Sharif sahih and suitable to quote?

Hadhrat Sa'd bin Abi Waqqaas (RA) reports that Rasulullaah (SAW) once came to visit him when he fell ill. Rasulullaah (SAW) placed his hand on Hadhrat Sa’d (RA)’s chest, because of which he felt a cool feeling spread through his chest. Rasulullaah (SAW) said, “His heart is palpitating. Take him to Haarith bin Kaldah, who is a very good physician. He needs to grind seven Ajwa dates with their pits and administer it.” [Abu Dawood 3875]

A: This Hadith can be quoted.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)