Aug 6, 2013

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If I put honey Drops in my eyes will my fast break

If I put honey Drops in my eyes will my fast break

Question:

Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,

I know that using eye drops does not break ones fast, but will it break if I use a drop of honey instead?

Answer:

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Respected Sister

Any substance which is utilised as a form of medication and it is inserted through the eyes would not render the fast null and void.[1]         

And Allah Ta’ala knows best      
Mufti Luqman Hansrot
Fatwa Dept.

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[1] ولو أقطر شيئا من الداء في عينه لايفطر صومه عندنا وإن وجد طعمه في حلقه وإذا بزق فرأى أثر الكحل ولونه في بزاقه عامة المشايخ على أنه لايفسد صوم ; كذا في الذخيرة وهو الأصح … كذا في التبيين.

 ومن احتقن أو استعط أوأقطر في أذنه دهنا أفطر ولاكفارة عليه هكذا في الهداية ولو دخل الدهن بغير صنعه فطره كذا في محيط السرخسي.

 (الفتاوى الهنديه, ج1,ص204 )

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