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Though brushing your teeth requires a tooth brush and toothpaste, early methods did not...

June 11, 2016 Ammar Alyemany

Though brushing your teeth requires a tooth brush and toothpaste, early methods did not...

Early methods of Oral Hygiene and teeth cleaning were very different. A teeth cleaning twig made from the Peelu tree, also known as toothbrush tree or miswak, is reputed to have been used over 7000 years ago.    Even till this day, this twig is being used daily by people from all over the world. It is very common in the Eastern world, yet still an alien thing to most people in the Western world. To many people in the west, the thought of using a twig from trees to clean one's mouth and teeth, might sound outdated, however, studies conducted on...


4 Steps To Develop The Habit Of Miswak During Ramadan - TwigBrush

June 10, 2016 Ammar Alyemany

4 Steps To Develop The Habit Of Miswak During Ramadan - TwigBrush

These days, you see so many products marketed as being derived from Miswaks. Whether it's toothpaste, candy, or chewing gum. They are all over the place. However, when was the last time you used an actual Miswak? Cleanliness in Islam is given a lot of importance. Islam teaches special cleanliness for the mouth in order to keep away from diseases and also to make ones breath pleasant so that it doesn’t become a cause of discomfort to others, and what better time to adopt this habit of using a Miswak to keep your mouth clean than the month of Ramadan. Prophet...


What’s a TwigBrush? Natural Toothbrush - No Toothpaste - No Water

June 10, 2016 Ammar Alyemany

What’s a TwigBrush? Natural Toothbrush - No Toothpaste - No Water

TwigBrush is a form of Miswak, a natural teeth cleaning twig made from the 'Salvadora persica' tree, also known as the 'Peelu' tree or 'Toothbrush Tree'.  It is a traditional and natural alternative to the modern toothbrush and has a long, well-documented history and reputation for its medicinal benefits.   How does TwigBrush benefit my teeth? Twigbrush has a very unique, completely natural, chemical compositions that aren’t found in many places. There are 70 benefits of this twig known through ancient Islamic literature. Scientists of today have not yet attempted the study all of these benefits, however, others have been proven by labs effective as stated. Here are some of the many benefits of...


Coffee Lovers! Here's how you can keep your teeth white while sipping coffee

June 10, 2016 Ammar Alyemany

Coffee Lovers! Here's how you can keep your teeth white while sipping coffee

Alright, so as many of you might know, drinking coffee regularly could cause your teeth to stain. It is recommended that you brush your teeth after drinking coffee, but let's be realistic.... Who would actually carry around their toothbrush and toothpaste? Well, I have good news for you... You don't need it! For many years now, I've been using what's called a "Miswak" or teeth cleaning twig. It's a natural toothbrush picked from the tree ‘Salvadora persica’, which is also known as the ‘Peelu’ tree or ‘Arak. It's been reputed to have been used for over 7000 years and is...