Al-Safa Miswak ** ON SALE! G104) $0.60
Miswak Holder with Miswak - Full Box G101) $66.00
Shipping Weight: 2.35 lbs
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Very fresh seal packed As-Safa Miswak imported from Pakistan. Natural flavor stick with very nice aroma. You will feel the difference between this and other miswaks right at the start. Current stock packaged in April 2012 (date printed on cover).
Large miswak sizes up 0.60" thick, 8" long.
Medium miswak sizes up 0.48" thick, 8" long.
Small miswak sizes up 0.37" thick, 5.7" long.
"The Miswak is a (means of) purification of the mouth (and a means of) pleasure of the Lord (Al-Bukhari)"
"Had it not been for the sake of over burdening my Ummah I would have ordered them (to use) Miswak with every ablution"
It has also been narrated by reliable sources that the Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) was emphatic in the daily use of Miswak, upon waking, before and after eating, leaving and entering his house, before ablution, and prayers. Furthermore it was a practice of all the Prophets (peace by upon them). Some scholars have mentioned upto 70 benefits from the use of Miswak.
Common Names: Salt bush, Mustard tree, The tooth brush tree.
Internationally known as: Arak, Siwak/Sewak, Peelu, Miswak
Potential Dental Benefits With Regular Use:
Research shows that the bark of the "Toothbrush Tree" contains on antibiotic which suppresses the growth of bacteria and the formation of plaque in the mouth. Research also suggests that the regular use of Miswak significantly reduces plaque, gingivitis, and the growth of cariogenic bacteria. No toothpaste required! Miswak, naturally contains many components such as fluoride, astringents, detergents, resins (a possible enamel protectant) and abrasives.
Before the advent of plastic, synthetic toothbrushes, people in many parts of the world cleaned their teeth with the all natural Toothbrush Tree. Today many still use Miswak as their primary preventive measure in oral hygiene.
Miswak is also spelled as Miswaak, Meswak, Miswaq or Meswaq. In Arabic, it's also known as sewak. Some people prefer spelling it as sewak, siwak, siwaak and with such small variations.