This surah has 10 verses and it was revealed in Makkah.
The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) has said that whoever recites this surah will be safe from the Wrath of Allah (s.w.t.) on the Day of Reckoning.
Those who recite this surah in their faraa’idh prayers, will be counted among the pious and will be given a high status in the company of the Prophets and martyrs.
Writing this surah as a talisman and tying it around the neck of a child keeps him safe from illness.
Water in which this surah has been dissolved, if put in the nostrils acts as a cure for nose ailments.