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Miswak as an Alternative Treatment Modality in Medicine and Dentistry: A review

@article{Deswal2016MiswakAA,
  title={Miswak as an Alternative Treatment Modality in Medicine and Dentistry: A review},
  author={H. Deswal and Yogender Singh and H. Grover and Amit Bhardwaj},
  journal={Journal of Life Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={6-8}
}
  • H. Deswal, Yogender Singh, +1 author Amit Bhardwaj
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Life Sciences
  • Herbal chewing sticks, commonly known as Miswak, are among the ancient and traditional oral hygiene aids. It is considered as “Nature’s little toothbrush” as it is a popular chewing stick throughout Indian subcontinent. Nowadays, because of low cost, free availability, unique chemical composition, and spiritual beliefs, miswak is being used worldwide.  It also serves as a natural toothpaste with antibacterial, anti-caries, anti-periopathic disinfectant having anti-plaque and anti-fungal… CONTINUE READING
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