Hadith on Siwak: Using Miswak with every ablution

Umm Habibah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Were it not hardship for my nation, I would have commanded them to use the toothstick with every prayer as they perform ablution.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 26763

Grade: Sahih li ghayrihi (authentic due to external evidence) according to Al-Arna’ut

عَنْ أُمِّ حَبِيبَةَ قَالَتْ قَالَ رَسُول اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَوْلَا أَنْ أَشُقَّ عَلَى أُمَّتِي لَأَمَرْتُهُمْ بِالسِّوَاكِ عِنْدَ كُلِّ صَلَاةٍ كَمَا يَتَوَضَّئُونَ

26223 مسند أحمد بن حنبل

44/346 المحدث شعيب الأرناؤوط خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح لغيره في تخريج المسند

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