Sunday 13 Rabi‘ at-akhir 1442 - 29 November 2020
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Mint is not a kind of perfume

Question

Is mint considered to be one of the kinds of perfume which is not allowed in ihraam?

Answer

Praise be to Allah.

Mint is not a kind of perfume, rather it is more like Persian basil, and Persian basil resembles yashmoom. Even though it has a pleasant fragrance it is not a kind of perfume, unlike the well known kind of basil which is a perfume whether it is fresh or dry.

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Source: From Fataawa Samaahat al-Shaykh Muhammad ibn Ibraaheem (may Allaah have mercy on him)