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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 surpresses 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 effectives 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. 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 :)
Miswak's Scientific Researches
Study Title: Comparative effect of chewing sticks and toothbrushing on plaque removal and gingival health.
Journal: Oral Health Prev Dent. 2003;1(4):301-7.
CONCLUSION: It is concluded that the miswak is more effective than toothbrushing for reducing plaque and gingivitis, when preceded by professional instruction in its correct application. The miswak appeared to be more effective than toothbrushing for removing plaque from the embrasures, thus enhancing interproximal health. Read More
A toothstick is also said to relieve toothache and gum disease, and the leaves are used as a mouthwash and for tooth and gum problems. The bark is said to contain an antibiotic which suppress growth of bacteria and the formation of plaque in the mouth. (RSCU 1992)