On Looseness of Bowels

Abu Ya'qub Yusuf b. Ya’qub al-Za’farani narrated from ‘Ali b. al-Hakam from Yunus b. Ya’qub, who said: Abu ‘Abd Allah, peace be upon him, told me while I was serving him when he was in pain from looseness of the bowels: “Woe be to you, O Yunus, you know that I was inspired in my illness to eat rice, and was commanded to eat it. So wash and dry it, then roast, crush, and cook it, for I eat it with fat and Allah will remove the pain from rne.”