EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MISWAK
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What is Miswak?
Miswak is basically a natural teeth cleaning stick. It is made from Arak; which is a tree of Salvadora persica. It existed for more than 7000 years ago. The prophet Muhammad PBUH advised his people to use it regularly. In fact, it is the size of a pencil, around 15 to 20 cm long, with a diameter of 1 to 1.5 cm. It contains many medical properties and also is, a part of the Islamic culture. People used to chew this stick to clean their teeth and mouth, which makes their dental cavity healthy, clean and not smelly.
Miswak has marked the beginning of a great evolutionary era, that has begun for about 3500 BC by the Babylonians, the Greek to the Romans and the Egyptian civilization. And has evolved to keep its place in today’s life. In fact, this stick can be collected from many plants species. But the most popular one is the tree of Salvadora persica, that Arabs call Arak. Moreover, Muslim Arabs are very familiar with the use of Miswak. As the prophet, Muhammad PBUH recommended the Siwak or Miswak’s use. As it came in the Hadith: “Were it not that I might over-burden the Believers I would have ordered them to use Siwak (Miswak) at the time of every Prayer”.
Why did the prophet Muhammad SAAW almost obliged using the Siwak?
Use the Miswaak, for verily, it purifies the mouth, and it is a Pleasure for the Lord. Jib-ra-eel (A.S.) exhorted me so much to use the Miswaak that I feared that its use would be decreed obligatory upon me and upon my Ummah. If I did not fear imposing hardship on my Ummah I would have made its use obligatory upon my people. Verily, I use the Miswaak so much that I fear the front part of my mouth being peeled (by constant and abundant brushing with the Miswaak).
Although, the use of the Miswak is not a Fardh (an obligation) upon the Muslims. Nevertheless, it was actually compulsory upon our dear prophet Muhammad SAW. And that is for its various benefits on the user’s mouth health.
The multiple effects of the Miswak.
This holy stick has a mechanical effect, that is the most natural process to remove food that remains on the teeth. It has the same mechanical function as the toothbrushes, it can reach all parts of the dental cavity. As for the biological effect of Miswak. This latter provides very important chemicals, that plays the role of toothpaste for the mouth.
It also has an antibacterial effect that is way better than the modern way’s ( toothbrush and toothpaste). Studies have shown that the Salvadora persica tree has anti-bacterial substances against many types of cryogenic bacteria that live in the oral cavity. The active elements in the Miswak help to prevent the production of bacterial on the teeth and in the mouth.
The benefits of the Miswak.
Miswak has several benefits on the user’s oral health. Here are some of these benefits:
- Miswak fights bacteria and germs: The world health organization studies showed, that Miswak contains numerous of antibacterial compounds. It fights the growth of bacteria in the mouth. And also protects oral hygiene.
- Miswak strengthen the gums: It keeps your gum healthy to strength it, and that is by, reducing the chance of gingivitis, periodontitis. In fact, it stops the growth and formation of the plaque and the subsequent tartar accumulation.
- It fights tooth decay: A good fact, your saliva helps fighting tooth decay. Actually, it stops the buildup of acids and helps teeth to repair themselves. Miswak has the ability to increase the formation of saliva in your mouth which fights the decay just perfectly and in a natural way.
- It refreshes the after taste in your mouth: Miswak leaves a natural fragrance and taste that is more or less light. Thanks to it aromatic compounds, Miswak enhances a feeling of cleanliness and leaves a good and fresh breath.
- It is affordable and effective: Miswak is effective and also affordable. The price of Miswak is basically way lower than most of the other commercial products. If you consider how Miswak functions as both toothbrush and toothpaste. it has two functions in one, which is minimalist and non-pricey. You can also check our twigs and their affordable prices on our website www.miskhops.com.
How to use Miswak?
The Miswak is simply a better, and a natural hygiene tool for your oral cavity. It cleans your teeth just perfectly and provides you with the best protection to your dental area. It fights bacteria, the formation, growth and production of them. And chases away the germs, it also increases the formation of saliva, that helps with repairing the teeth. Not to forget, the nice scent, and the fresh breath it leaves. Miswak indeed has many effects and functions. Like the anti-bacterial one, the mechanical one, and a biological. On the other hand, its price is very affordable. You can check our Miswak twigs in our website store www.miskhops.com. For the benefits and functions it has, its cost is more than reasonable.
The great part about Miswak is that it is 2 in 1. It replaces both the toothbrush and the toothpaste. Not only that but also, it does a better job!