This article attempts to study the book of medicine [kitab al-tibb] in Sahih al-Bukhari. The book of medicine appears in the book 76 which consists of 58 chapters with 105 traditions [hadiths].
The titles of each chapter in the book of medicine reflect the content of traditions regarding the medicine and what is related to it. The book of Medicine [kitab al-tibb] gives primarily idea on the conditions of Muslims in the time of Prophet [s. a. w], how did they prevent and treat the disease. It is found that most of al-tibb alnabawi is preventive medicine [al-tibb al-wiqa'i] rather than therapeutic medicine [al-tibb al-'ilaji], and has been practiced in the time of the Prophet [s. a. w] and even after
Nurdeen Deuraseh ,
Health and medicine in the Islamic tradition based on the book of medicine [kitab al-tibb]of Sahih Al-Bukhari,
J. Int. Soc. Hist. Islam. Med. 2006;
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