4 Amazing Benefits of ZAM ZAM Water You Never Knew Before.

Published February 1, 2024

Zamzam is the holy water that pilgrims arriving through Umrah packages all-inclusive as well as Hajj consume during their stay in Haramain. The well of Zamzam is present within the premises of Masjid-al-Haram in Makkah and the surprising this about this water is that nobody knows the origin of its flow. Zamzam water just keeps on flowing continuously without depleting even though it has been in use for thousands of years. In addition, it is the purest water found on Earth.

Historical significance.

The history of Zamzam water goes back to the time of Prophet Ibrahim (AS). When he (AS) left his wife Hajar and infant son Hazrat Ismail (AS) in the barren desert of Makkah on Allah’s command, Ismail (AS) became thirsty and started crying. Hajar ran across the hills of Safa and Marwah to find any water source but failed. However, miraculously water sprouted from the place where infant Ismail (AS) was rubbing his heels and crying in thirst.

Today, millions of Muslims not only take part in performing Sayee during Hajj and Umrah i.e. remembering the struggles of Hajar but also extensively use Zamzam water for drinking and ablution purposes.


The well of Zamzam water is present inside Masjid-al-Haram near the Holy Kaabah. Though no one is allowed to visit its actual location, the supply of Zamzam water is available throughout Haram in the form of water fountains and dispensers. You can drink it, make wudhu with it and carry it along in refillable bottles without any hassle.

That’s why Pilgrims often carry Zamzam water as a souvenir for their loved ones back home in the form of sealed containers (5 litres capacity) from Makkah. The water is shared with close family and friends.

Here are the 4 amazing benefits of Zamzam Water you never knew before.

1.    Enhanced Energy Levels.

Zamzam water contains higher levels of calcium and magnesium content. Therefore drinking it not only helps to reduce fatigue but also enhances the energy levels in the body, especially within our cells.

It’s proof is that the majority of pilgrims who consume Zamzam water during the holy pilgrimage have a sense of vitality and well-being.

2.    Purest water on Earth.

According to claims made by Dr. Yahya Koshak, Zamzam water is the purest water ever found on Erath. It contains no microorganisms i.e. germs, bacteria and/or viruses. Therefore, making it a safe and clean source for consumption.

3.    Promotes Healthy Bone Growth.

Zamzam water is mineral rich in calcium which is essential for healthy bone health. Drinking Zamzam water regularly positively impacts bone strength and growth for the person.

4.    Tissue-Protective Effects.

Zamzam water is also free from any pathogens as well as uricosuric, and hypolipidemic, and exerts tissue-protective effects. Its rich mineral content and the presence of antioxidants help to protect against arsenic toxicity.

This potential health benefit, combined with its spiritual significance, adds to the importance of Zamzam water.

Tips to consider when carrying Zamzam Water.

  • Regulations and Restrictions: Check airline regulations for carrying liquids and adhere to quantity restrictions for Zamzam water. Usually, one sealed container of 5-litre capacity is given to every pilgrim on his/her return home by Saudi Authorities.
  • Packaging and Sealing: Securely seal Zamzam water containers to prevent leakage during transit as a further precautionary measure.
  • Quantity Allowance: Be aware of the allowed liquid quantity in your luggage and plan accordingly.
  • Protective Packaging: Use bubble wrap or cushioning for containers to prevent breakage. In addition, Handle it with care, avoiding pressure on containers.
  • Declare at Customs: Declare Zamzam water at customs for compliance with import regulations.
  • Purchase from Authorized Sources: Obtain Zamzam water from reliable sources in Makkah with authorized containers.
  • Inform Airline Staff: Communicate concerns or questions to airline staff during check-in for guidance.

So, if you are travelling to the holy region soon with September Umrah Packages drink and use Zamzam water as much as you can (without wasting) considering its spiritual significance as well as health benefits. In addition, bring some amount of it as a souvenir for your loved ones in order to also make them enjoy its benefits.

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