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On Fish

Ahmad b. al-Jarud al-‘Abdi narrated from the son of al-Hakam b. al-Mundhir from ‘Uthman b. ‘Isa from Maysar al-Halabi from Abu ‘Abd Allah, peace be upon him, who said: “Fish liquifies the fat of the eye.”

From him, peace be upon him, that he said: ‘Al-Baqir, peace be upon him, said: “This fish damages the covering of the eye (ghiswa al-‘ayn). Fresh flesh produces flesh.”

Al-Husayn b. Bistam narrated from ‘Abd Allah b. Musa from al-Mutallib b. Ziyad al-Radi’i from al-Halabi from Abu ‘Abd Allah, peace be upon him, who said: “Al-haff [sic] is beneficial for the sight.”