Using Honey Eye Drops Whilst Fasting


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?


In the name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-raḥmatullāhi 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 )