Al-Kāfi - Volume 6 > The Oil of Gillyflower
Hadith #1

مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى وَ أَبُو عَلِيٍّ الْأَشْعَرِيُّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْجَبَّارِ جَمِيعاً عَنِ ابْنِ فَضَّالٍ عَنْ ثَعْلَبَةَ بْنِ مَيْمُونٍ عَمَّنْ ذَكَرَهُ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ ذَكَرَ دُهْنَ الْبَنَفْسَجِ فَزَكَّاهُ ثُمَّ قَالَ وَ إِنَّ الْخِيرِيَّ لَطِيفٌ .

1. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa and Abu Ali al-Ash‘ariy has narrated from Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Jabbar all ibn Faddal from Tha’labah ibn Maymun from those whom he has mentioned who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, mentioned viola oil and praised it; then he (the Imam) said that the oil of gillyflower is also very fine oil.”’