References from Holy Qur’an:
*Surah Al-Bakara, Verse 266: Would any of you wish to have a garden with date-palms and vines.
*Surah-An-Nahl, Verse 67: And from the fruits of date-palms and grapes, you drive strong drink and goodly provision.
*Surah Israa,Verse 91: “ Or you have a garden of date-palms and grapes and cause rivers to gush forth in their midst abundantly.”
*Surah Abasa, Verses 27, 28: And We cause therein the grain to grow and grapes and clover plants (i.e.green fodder for the cattle) and olives and date-palms.
*Surah l-Mumenoon, Verse 19: Then We brought forth for you therewith gardens of date-palms and grapes, wherein much fruit is for you and whereof you eat.
*Surah Yaseen, Verse 34: And we have made therein gardens of date-palms and grapes and we have caused springs of water to gush forth therein.
*Surah An-Naba, Verses 31,32: Verily, for the Muttaqun, there will be a success (Paradise), Gardens and vineyards.
References from Ahadith:
*Narrated Abu Huraira (R.A): The Prophet said, “Don’t call the grapes Al-Karm, (because) Al-Karm is the heart of the Mumin”.
*Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) said, “You have resaisins (Munaqqa) which make the colour of the face handsome and remove the phlegm”.
*Narrated Abdullah bi Abbass (R.A): Raisins were soaked for Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam). He used to drink this syrup that day, the next day and sometimes the third day.