Natural Miswak - 60 pcs in a box. Al Arab miswak is made from the root of the peelu tree (salvadora persica) which is known in Arabic as the Arak tree. The Miswak will help to whiten your teeth, strengthen your gums, eliminate bad odors and leave your mouth feeling fresh!
Comes vacuum sealed to retain freshness and softness. The bark at the tip is easily removed even without the use of a knife. Chew the bristles to separate the natural fibers to form like toothbrush bristles. To clean the teeth, brush with Miswak from the edge of the gums in a up and down movements till the cutting edge of the teeth.
The miswak or siwak is a natural tool for brushing the teeth. It is taken from the roots of the Arak tree especially in the Arabian Peninsula and some parts of Asia the tree is known as Peelu. Miswak is a natural antiseptic, multi-purpose stick cleans and whitens the teeth and sweetens the breath, and is widely used throughout the Islamic world. The use of sewak is recommended by the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
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The Natural Nutrients found in miswak is fluorine (2x what is found in toothpastes), silicon, Vitamin C, salvadorine and trimethylamine.
The World Health Organization recommends the use of the miswak in international consensus reports on oral hygiene published in 1986 and in 2000.
The Minerals in this root or twig include potassium, sodium, chloride,
sodium bicarbonate and calcium oxides.
These ingredients all strengthen the tooth enamel.
The bark contains an antibiotic which suppresses the growth of bacteria and the formation of plaque. Research shows that regular use of miswak significantly reduces plaque, gingivitis and growth of cariogenic bacteria. It is naturally strengthens and protects the enamel with resins and mild abrasives for whiter teeth and fresher breath. It reduces stains from tobacco products, coffee and teas.
The form of the twig makes it easier to get to the hard to reach places for a standard toothbrush. It massages the gums for healthier teeth.
A few important benefits of Miswak :
* Kills bacteria that causes gum disease
* Fights plaque effectively.
* Useful and effective for teeth whitening
* Helps reduce tooth decay
* Removes Bad breath and odor from mouth.
* Creates a fragrance in the mouth.
* Effectively cleans between teeth due to its parallel bristles.
* Increases salivation and hence inhibits dry mouth (Xerostomia)
How To Use Miswak ?
To use your miswak stick : Remove the stick from the package and trim or chew the bark off one end of the stick; about a 1/2 inch as in the third picture. Chew on the exposed end until the twig forms bristles. Brush as usual. No toothpaste required. The miswak will freshen the mouth. Every few days (when bristles look like an old broom) cut off the exposed bristles, peel bark and start anew.
Enjoy! and keep smiling : )