He wrote at least 22 books. Most of his books were science related, including logic, gemology, mathematics, medicine and astronomy. Specific subjects include bloodletting, slavery and ophthalmology.
His most famous work was a science encyclopedia called Iršād al-qāsid ilā asnā' al-maqāsid. The encyclopedia examines 60 subjects with bibliographies and a glossary of terms. His book, Kitāb nuhab al-dahā'ir fī ahwāl al-jawāhir, is about gemstones, with a focus about jacinth.
- "The Selection of Treasures Regarding Precious Stones". World Digital Library. 1700–1800. Retrieved 2013-07-14.
- William Charles Brice (1981). An Historical Atlas of Islam [cartographic Material]. BRILL. p. 381. ISBN 978-90-04-06116-3. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
- "Bio-Bibliographies". Islamic Medical Manuscripts. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 14 July 2013.