The cannabis and the Islam (5)
The writings of al-Yazzar did not become general Islamic law, although they were taken care of by different you run. Its main value, from the historical point of view is to mark a flexion in the ebriedad concept.
Any ebriedad is a sign of person who pleases of prohibited pleasures, opposite to the health of the reason. The later arguments of the European inquisición in the matter of drugs will not fail to take advantage of this line, although exculpating to the spirits.
In Egypt it was the Sira call, which they are hemp leaves female, were reduced the leaves to dust, they were put in a humid paper and they were covered with hot ashes until it formed a paste.
It is pressed and a thin cake becomes, it is cut in small tablets and they were let dry soon for being smoked in narguile.
Safe in mystical orders related to the sufismo (that thanks to the marijuana can be obtained to the divine and inner revelation and the comunión with Wing) the hemp it did not have religious connotations in the Arab world.
The Islam is a faith too perfect monotheist to admit institutions of comunión, and no drug can serve as mystical vehicle.
The authority political-nun nothing says against to favor or, as it occurs to the opium.
The only well-known exception to this rule took place in 1378 to 1393, when Emir Soudum Sheikoumi de Yoneima decreed that the dining rooms of haschisch were punished with the extraction of a tooth whenever was surprised to them eating it or smoking it.
The Makhzan-el-Adwiya, Muslim medical text of century XVI, emphasizes its medicinal virtues:
"The leaves reduced to dust and inhaled purify the brain."
"The juice of the leaves applied in the head eliminates the dandruff and the parasites."
"Some introduced drops of the juice in the ear alleviate the pain and destroy the worms and the insects."
"He is useful for the diarrea and the gonorrhea, limits the seminal emission and is diurética. The dust is recommendable for the external applications on the wounds."
"The shyness by boiled roots and optimal leaves for the inflammations, erisipelas and the neuralgic pains."
The pleasure of the ebriedad was guilty always; even it was prohibited to embriagar to the animals (except giving hashish to the animals so that they got fat).