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201 I intake 2 types of herbal medicine for my health. One which is called Echinacea and the other St Johns Wort.

Echinacea is made from herbs which are extracted using alcohol and water to capture active constituents. The alcohol is then removed, leaving a very small residue.

St Johns Wort is made in the same way as Echinacea but all alcohol is removed from it.

My question is that are we allowed to use these medicines when alcohol is used in making them (even though it is not the alcohol as we know it)?
There is a difference of Opinion between Scholars of Fiqh regarding use of Alcohol in medication. However In both cases mentioned , it is the understanding of Most of The Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat Imams as permissible.
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