Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings (Fiqh)
Fatwa#: 41376
Asked Country: India

Answered Date: Nov 04,2018

Title: Are seacod pills halaal?

Question

Is consuming seacod pills halal in Islam?

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, The Most Merciful.

As-salaamu `alaykum wa-ramatullahi wa-barakatuh.

Cod liver oil is a dietary supplement derived from liver of cod fish (Gadidae).[1] As with most fish oils, it contains the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). [1]

Fish are halaal. The Seacod pills are halaal if they are not mixed with anything haram.[2]

And Allah Ta`ala Knows Best.

Hussein Muhammad.

Student Darul Iftaa

Arusha, Tanzania

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 


[1]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cod_liver_oil

 

[2]

التنبيه على مشكلات الهداية (5/ 751)

قوله: (والميتة المذكورة فيما روى محمولة على السمك، وهو حلال مستثنى من ذلك لقوله عليه السلام: "أحلت لنا ميتتان ودمان، أما الميتتان فالسمك والجراد، وأما الدمان فالكبد والطحال")

 

التجريد للقدوري (2/ 741)

 لنا: أن السمك أبيح أكله [بدمه] فحل دمه محل سائر أجزائه.

الأصل للشيباني ط قطر (5/ 369)

قلت: أرأيت السمك يصيده المجوسي فيسمي أو لا يسمي (4) هل يؤكل؟ قال: نعم، لا بأس به (5). قلت: ولم؟ قال: لأن السمك ذكاته أخذه، والمجوسي وغيره في ذلك سواء؛ لأن السمك لا يذكى.

 

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