On Eating Raisins

Muhammad b. Ja'’ar al-Bursi narrated from Muhammad b. Yahya al-Armani from Muhammad b. Sinan al-Sinani from al-Mufaddal b. ‘Umar al-Ju’fi from Abu ‘Abd Allah al-Sadiq, peace be upon him, from his forefathers from Amir al-Mu’minin, peace be upon him, who said: “Whoever eats twenty-one red raisins ai the beginning of the day, Allah will repel front him every disease and illness.”

From Hariz b. ‘Abd Allah, who said: I said to Abu ‘Abd Allah al-Sadiq, peace be upon him, “O son of the Messenger of Allah, the people relate a report from you regarding raisins. What is it?” He [al-Sadiq] replied: “Yes”, and mentioned the hadith.