NATURAL CHEWING STICKS (Miswak/Licorice)
Lots of people in the Africa and the Western world use licorice chew sticks as an alternative to fluoride toothpaste, and with good reason: African Chew sticks have antibacterial properties that help prevent gum disease, sooth tooth aches, and freshen breath. The stick, which is available everywhere, has antibacterial properties and can be used instead of toothbrush and toothpaste. It prevents dental plaque formations and associated with multiple medicinal benefits and uses. The prophet Muhammad (SAW) had often advocated the use of miswak. The World Health Organization (WHO) has also suggested the use of miswak, Licorice or Miswak in a report on oral hygiene published in 1986 and 2000.