Frequently asked questions and answers

Is Peelu good for teeth?

It is evident from the Researches that regular use of Peelu Miswak significantly reduces plaque, gingivitis, and growth of the bacteria that contributes to the formation of cavities. It contains natural mild abrasives for whiter teeth, reducing stains from tobacco products, coffee, and teas.

What did the Prophet use to clean his teeth?

Our Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) used the ‘Miswak’ or tooth stick to clean his teeth, a twig taken from the ‘araak’ tree found in and around Makkah.

Salvadora persica L., also known as Arak (in Arabic) and Peelu (in Urdu), is the most common traditional source of tooth or chewing stick (miswak) highly recommended by Prophet Muhammad.as part of a daily health regimen.

How many times can I use a miswak?

You can usually keep using Miswak until it feels hard on the gums , when it causes a bleeding (although your using it right ) then it’s time to throw it. Of course you have to cut the exposed part and use a new portion day by day so you may be out of miswak before it dries out.

Can I use miswak all day?

Regarding using Miswak in a day, You’re supposed to use the miswak more often than a regular toothbrush: about five times a day is ideal. It’s like a regular toothbrush and there is no need of using toothpaste. After a few days the bristles get worn down and you should cut them off.

Which Miswak is better.?

The best type of miswak is the Muslim miswak, which is made from natural raw materials such as olives, arak and dates. It helps removing food particles and plaque from the teeth, and also has antibacterial properties that help keep your mouth healthy

What is Olive Miswak? And is it good for teeth?

Olive ( Zaitoon ) Miswak is Raw and Unprocessed Miswak extracted from Olive/Zaitoon tree. Originating from the boarders of Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Miswak, also known as sewak, is nature’s own toothbrush and has been used for centuries in Middle Eastern & African societies as a natural method for cleaning teeth.

Olive ( Zaitoon ) Miswaks have great benefits. They are great at killing oral bacteria, reducing plaque accumulation, freshening the breath, helping to clean between the teeth and at helping to remineralise the teeth.

It has been recommended by World Health Organization for its dental hygiene benefits.

Is Miswak better than a toothbrush.?

Yes. Miswak is as good as or even better than a toothbrush.

The Recent Studies and researches have proved that the periodontal health of miswak users was better than the periodontal health of manual toothbrush users.

The scientists have come to the conclusion that miswak is more effective than tooth brushing for reducing plaque and gingivitis when preceded by professional instruction regarding its correct application. Moreover, the World Health Organisation recommends Miswak use based on its many oral-health benefits.

6 Benefits of Miswak

  • Fights plaque.
  • Fights gum disease.
  • Prevent any existing teeth decay from getting worse.
  • Contains minerals such as chloride, sodium bicarbonate and potassium.
  • Strengthen the enamel in your teeth.
  • Leaves you with a healthy mouth

How long does 1 miswak last?

Each miswak is approximately six fresh brushes, so if you cut yours once a day, one stick should last you approximately one week.

Where should I store it?

To keep your miswak fresh, store it in a dry environment where it can breathe, away from sunlight.

Some people like to freeze their miswaks to keep them fresh for later use, but this isn’t necessary if they are vacuum sealed. Does it have an expiration date? It doesn’t expire, but it does lose freshness over time.

Which type of miswak is sunnah?

In Shari’ah, Miswak is a piece of wood that is used to clean teeth. It is Sunnah that Miswak should not be from a tree that produces fruit or flowers, but rather it should be from a tree having bitter taste. Thickness of Miswak should be equal to that of the little finger.

Is miswak whitening?

Yes, This organic Miswak whiten your teeth by eliminating plaque and smoothing the teeth. It also removes staining caused by cigarette, wine, coffee etc. to restore the natural teeth. This Siwak helps prevent cavities. Moreover, it can be used before and after Solah, five times in a day without causing irritation.

Is it OK to chew on miswak?

Yes.It is fine to chew on miswak. Chewing on the miswak for a few minutes will clean your teeth and freshen your breath. So if you’re looking for a more effective, natural, and convenient way to brush your teeth, miswak is the way to go!

What is the best miswak tree?

Salvadora persica L. is also known as Arak (in Arabic) and Peelu (in Urdu). Its frequent use as a toothbrush (miswak) is highly recommended by Prophet Muhammad.

Do you soak miswak in water?

Maintaining Miswak
Whenever the miswak becomes too dry to use, soak in water to soften the bristles. The ending should be continuously cut to ensure hygiene maintenance.

What is another name for miswak?

Chewing sticks are known by different names in different cultures: “arak” or “miswak” in Arabic, “koyoji” in Japanese, “qesam” in Hebrew, “qisa” in Aramaic, and “mastic” in Latin.Its other names are siwak and sewak stick.

Which types of miswak are used in Pakistan?

Peelu (Salvadora persica), Neem (Azadirechta indica), Zaitoon (Olea europaea), Kikar (Accacia arabica), Ban (Glycosmic pentaphylla), Khiran (Capparis aphylla) are commonly used Miswaks in Pakistan.

Is Neem and miswak same?

Several studies have demonstrated the anti-plaque anticarious and antibacterial effect of both of these Neem and Miswak sticks.

Chewing sticks (Miswak) is most commonly used in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent

Salvadora persica (Arak) and Azadirachta indica (Neem) are commonly used as oral hygiene tools in different parts of the world,.

What is the Price of Miswak Toothbrush / Miswak Stick in Pakistan.

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What is the Price of Miswak Online.?

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