What is Miswak (Miswaak) or Chewing Stick?
The miswak (miswaak, siwak, sewak, Arabic: سواك or مسواك) is an Arabic and Urdu Word, and it is a teeth cleaning twig made from the (Salvadora Persica tree) also known as Arak and it can also twig many of other trees.
The miswak is predominant in Muslim-inhabited areas. It is commonly used in the Arabian peninsula, the Horn of Africa, North Africa, parts of the Sahel, the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia and Southeast Asia. In Malaysia, as well as also in Pakistan.
Benefits of Miswak or Chewing Stick?
There are 70 benefits of Miswak as known through ancient Islamic literature. The number of research have indicated that Miswak, when it is used properly, is a superb anti-microbial toothbrush for dental hygiene and gum infection cure. Also minimizing plaque and gingivitis, teeth whitening and relieving smelly breath, whilst giving you a nice mouth odor.
Scientists of today have not yet attempted the study of some of these boons, while others have been proven by labs effective as stated. The benefits of the Miswak range widely; however, the main ones we are examining concern oral health.