The Miswak is an acient teeth cleaning twig made from the Salvadora Persica Tree.It is widely used in the Arab and Islamic world,
because the use of the Miswak was encouraged by the Prophet of
Islam. Muslim scholars have mentioned over 70 medicinal and
spiritual benefits related to the Miswak. A study proving the effectiveness of the Miswak compared to a toothbrush can be
found on the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes
of Health's website.
Benefits of using the Miswak:
Prevents tooth decay
Kills bacteria that causes gum disease
Stops plaque from forming
Removes bad breath and yellowness of teeth
Creates pleasant fragrance in the mouth
Increases saliva and prevents dry mouth
Strong antibacterial properties
The bristles of the Miswak are parallel to the handle, which makes
it more effective when cleaning between teeth.There is also no need to use toothpaste or to floss.