By Anas al-Banna
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at 05:00 PM
The Sinai sands and its natural landmarks contain many treasures and good things that have long been considered a source of natural healing. Among those treasures is the world’s oldest toothbrush lacquer tree.
The wood of the arrack tree has been used as a natural toothpaste for centuries. This tree, which grows abundantly in the St. Catherine Mountains in South Sinai, has fibrous branches and medicinal properties related to oral hygiene.
According to the website A beautiful personis extracted Sivak From the lacquer tree branch. When the outer bark of the lacquer tree branch is removed and soaked in water, the fibers of the hard branch become soft and flexible. The twig directly brushes the teeth and freshens the breath. Also, the fibers contain a substance that has properties and functions similar to natural toothpaste..
Siwak branch contains natural antibiotics and in some countries chewing arak tree directly is used to clean the teeth.It is rich in calcium for its wide range of benefits and its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties 20 . Many times more than mint, in addition to its natural properties.
Sevak Arak has been recognized by the World Health Organization for its effectiveness in maintaining dental health and research conducted in combating dental health problems..
Benefits of Siwak Al Arak
Arag tree is considered as a magical gift of nature to humans because of its many beneficial properties, it is rich in saponins, fendol, menthol, calcium and many mineral elements. With regular use, it strengthens enamel and maintains dental health. , refresh breathing, improve oral immunity..
Research on nature’s gift to lacquer tree has also yielded the following results.
-Miswak extract is a natural plant antibiotic that is comparable to common oral antiseptics
– 20 times more antibacterial than peppermint.
– Treats gingivitis.
– A traditional medicinal plant that boosts immunity
Long-term use reduces symptoms of rheumatism, asthma, drug addiction and tobacco addiction.