The Study of Botany in the Context of the Holy Qur'an

The Study of Botany in the Context of the Holy Qur'an


  • Syeda Zonaira Kazmi MS Islamic Studies, HITEC University, Taxila
  • Dr. Rab Nawaz Chairperson Department of Islamic Studies, HITEC University, Taxila
  • Dr. Sadna Zeb Assistant Professor Centre for Arabic and Islamic Studies, Woman University Swabi
  • Dr. Umar Fazal Lecturer, Department of Islamic Studies, HITEC University, Taxila


Quranic, Botany, environment, safeguard, natural resources, existence, coming generations


The Quranic verses about plants are the subject of the current paper. It makes an effort to connect some botanical terminology from The Holy Quran with contemporary scientific theories. It contrasts the botanical facts from the Holy Quran with the results of contemporary research. By doing this, the study seeks to examine some hints for answers to the concerns in the contemporary botanical world and demonstrate why such a novel method is required to handle the current botanical issues and how it might function for advancement and development in botany. The Quran makes numerous references to plants, including ones that highlight their symbolism, function as food, and beauty. The Quran frequently employs examples of plants to convey significant moral and spiritual truths. The "Tree of Life" and the "Tree of Knowledge" are mentioned in the Adam and Eve tale, which is one of the most well-known plant allusions in the Quran. Adam and Eve are forewarned not to eat from the Tree of Knowledge by the Quran, which compares the trees to those in the Garden of Eden. The Quran also cites many plants and their functions, including the olive tree, which is lauded for its health benefits and described as a sign of peace, and the date palm, which is frequently mentioned as a symbol of richness and success. The Quran mentions not only individual plants but also the environment and vegetation in general. It highlights the necessity for people to take good care of the planet and safeguard its natural resources for coming generations. Overall, the Quranic allusions to plants reveal a profound respect for the natural world and its value to human existence.




How to Cite

Syeda Zonaira Kazmi, Dr. Rab Nawaz, Dr. Sadna Zeb, & Dr. Umar Fazal. (2023). The Study of Botany in the Context of the Holy Qur’an. Revista Espanola De Documentacion Cientifica, 17(2), 36–50. Retrieved from




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