Importance and benefits of using miswak in Islam



Miswak is an important Sunnah of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). And miswak has many benefits in this world and in the hereafter. Miswak is the use of brushing teeth. Allama Ibn Abedin said that Miswak has more than 70 benefits. Cleaning the teeth through miswak is a very pleasing thing in the sight of Allah. So, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) took special care of it and urged the ummah a lot.

The importance of miswak in the terminology of Hadith

Hazrat Gabriel (peace be upon him) used to give special advice to the Prophet (peace be upon him) about Miswak.

i. It has been narrated in Hadith Sharif-

Narrated from Hazrat Umama (may Allah be pleased with him), he said that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) used to say that whenever Hazrat Gabriel (AS) used to come to me, he would instruct me to do miswak. (By Allah) I was afraid that I would not know that the tip of my mouth would be torn or completely decayed.

ii. In another hadith, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:

If I had not feared the ummah (suffering), I would have ordered miswak in every prayer. (Bukhari Sharif, Hadith No. 887, Muslim Sharif, Hadith No. 252)

iii. It is narrated in another hadith that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:

Miswak is a means of cleansing the face and a means of pleasing Allah (Nasai Sharif, Hadith No. 5)

iv. In another hadith, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:

The prayers that are performed with miswak have seventy times more virtues than the prayers without miswak. (Shuabul Iman, Baihaqi, Hadith No. 2519)

Spiritual benefits of miswak

1. By doing miswak, Allah's approval is obtained.

2. Poverty is eradicated through miswak.

3. Miswak brings prosperity and increases income.

4. The stomach stays right through miswak.

5. Miswak strengthens the body.

6. Miswak increases memory and knowledge.

7. The heart is sanctified through miswak.

8. Miswak enhances beauty.

9. The angel intercedes with him through miswak.

10. The angels carrying the throne apologized for him when he prayed through miswak.

11. Satan is displeased with miswak.

12. If you do miswak, Pulsirat will pass as fast as lightning

13. If you do miswak, you will get the record in your right hand.

14. If you do miswak, you will get strength in worship.

15. If you do miswak, you will get blackness at the time of death.

16. If you do miswak, the gates of paradise will be opened.

17. If you do miswak, the gates of hell will be closed.

18. If you do miswak, you will become holy and leave the world.

19. The gums of the teeth are hardened through miswak.

20. Miswak removes bad breath and so on.

21. If you do miswak, you will get 70 times reward in worship.

The benefits of Miswak according to science

1. Miswak acts as an antiseptic that destroys germs and it eliminates bad breath.

2. Medical science has shown that the use of Miswak keeps the brain healthy. If you do not use Miswak, bacteria will grow in the mouth, and it will cause pus in the gums and jaws, which can lead to brain disease and heart disease.

3. Patients with tonsil recover by regular miswak. Those who use Miswak regularly have very little tonsillitis. Similarly, those whose throats become enlarged may also benefit from regular miswak.

4. Occasionally there is a boil in the mouth due to heat, bad breath, or germs. This disease is not caused by regular miswak every day and saliva mixes well in the mouth.

5. People are constantly consuming different types of food and drink. And the tiny particles of these foods accumulate in the gaps between the teeth, which are usually not removed by the coolie. As a result, there is a possibility of various diseases of the mouth and teeth. But it is possible to get rid of such problems by regular miswak.

6. The eye is an invaluable resource for human beings. Dental impurity causes various eye diseases. Because the eyes have a special connection with the teeth. So, when the teeth are affected, the eyes are also affected and the vision is reduced, due to which at one time the light of the eyes is lost. But regular miswak can get rid of such diseases.

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7. There are also some patients who sometimes have nausea, pus, and pain in the ear. The reason is that this has happened due to dental and gum problems. When the teeth and gums are treated and regular fresh miswak is done, the ears also get better.

8. Analysis by specialist doctors has shown that about 80 percent of diseases are associated with stomach and dental problems. Especially; Currently one in three people suffers from stomach ailments. As a result of not doing miswak, germs grow in the mouth, teeth, and gums and enter the stomach while eating. This causes diseases of the stomach. Regular miswak is very unlikely to cause such a disease.

9. If a patient whose phlegm is stuck, if he miswak, the phlegm starts coming out from inside. According to pathologists, Miswak acts as an antidote for chronic colds. Regular miswak can control colds, coughs, and phlegm.

10. Renowned doctor SM Iqbal says that once a patient came to him with a lump in his heart membrane. He was not recovering even after various treatments. The pus is removed by the latest heart operation. But unfortunately, when the pus accumulated again, the patient finally came to the doctor in despair. The doctor examined him and realized that there was pus in his gums and this pus was affecting his heart. The doctor then asked her to do regular miswak along with dental and gum treatment, which resulted in her recovery.

The victory of the war due to the miswak

The victory of the war due to the miswak of Hazrat Abdullah bin Mubarak (Rah. )-

Hazrat Abdullah bin Mubarak (Rah.) Was a participant in a war. In that battle, it was not possible to conquer the fortress of the infidels. At night he fell asleep in a very anxious state. In a dream, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, O Abdullah! What are you thinking? He said, O Messenger of Allah! We are not able to conquer that fortress of the infidels, so I am worried. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, 'You will do miswak during' Azu. '

Hazrat Abdullah bin Mubarak (R.H.) woke up and performed ablution with miswak. He also told his friends to do miswak. They all performed ablution with miswak. On the other hand, the Kafir soldiers guarding the fort saw the Muslim Mujahideen miswak from the top of the hill. Seeing this, fear spread in their hearts. Allah instilled fear in their hearts. As a result, they came down and said to the leaders of the fort, "Those who have come to fight against us think they are cannibals." The way they grind their teeth makes them think they will win over us and eat us.

So, send messengers to them and say: Do you want wealth or life? So, they sent messengers. When the Messenger came and said this, Hazrat Abdullah bin Mubarak said, "We do not want wealth, nor do we want life." Rather, we want you to embrace Islam, and if you embrace Islam, you will survive. They all became Muslims with the blessing of following this Sunnah of Miswak.


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