Gargling with mouthwash that has alcohol

Q: The Listerine mouthwash that has alcohol in it, is it permissible to use and if you swallow some by mistake is it the same as consuming alcohol and do you get a sin.


1. Refrain from using it.

2. It is not permissible to drink it.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)