Salvadora persica

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Noun1.Salvadora persica - glabrous or pubescent evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Salvadora; twigs are fibrous and in some parts of the world are bound together in clusters and used as a toothbrush; shoots are used as camel fodder; plant ash provides salt
genus Salvadora, Salvadora - genus of evergreen trees or shrubs; fruit is a drupe; grows in Africa through Arabia to India and China
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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Another very similar work was conducted by Al Sieni (2013) while performing antimicrobial activity of Salvadora persica (miswak) and Commiphor agileadensis and confirmed that methanolic extract was more effective as compared to water extracts.
The miswak is a teeth cleaning twig made from a twig of the Salvadora persica tree, also known as the arak tree (or peelu tree.
In Saudi Arabia, the use of sticks or twigs from the Salvadora persica trees, known as arak in Arabic, are common.
In this study, we used Salvadora persica, commonly known as miswak, and used most extensively against microbes (Elvin-Lewis, 1982).
The antimicrobial effects of extracts of Azadirachta (Neem) and Salvadora Persica (Arak) chewing sticks.
Benzyl isothiocyanate, a major component of Salvadora persica, exhibited bactericidal effect against oral pathogens involved in periodontal disease.
2% chlorhexidine and commercially available herbal mouth containing Salvadora persica in reducing the bacterial load in saliva and aerosol produced during scaling.
On the Indian subcontinent, this family is represented by only 1 genus with 2 species, namely Salvadora persica L.
Persica is a herbal mouthwash prepared from Salvadora Persica, Achilleamilefolium and Mentaspicata.
KEY WORDS: Azadirechta indica, Dental caries, Miswak, Salvadora persica.