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Dental Care And Health Benefits of Tomar Beej

27 August 2015, Dabur Dental Team

The Ayurvedic system of natural healing has used Tomar seeds for treating numerous health conditions including toothache and other dental problems. Thus, it is more often than not referred to as the ‘toothache tree’. With the botanical name Zanthoxylum armatum, this tree is a member of the Citrus family - Rutaceae. The essential oil is extracted from the seeds of this tree through steam distillation method. The naturally spicy, warm, woody, peppery, rich and floral aroma is well used in many ayurvedic recipes.

The best ayurvedic toothpaste - Dabur Red Paste has Tomar seeds for its antiseptic and odour fighting qualities. The essential oil extracted from the dry seeds contains Linalyl Acetate, Citral, Geraniol, and Methyl Cinnamate that are known to cure toothaches. Tumbru is useful for Danta Roga in ayurveda i.e., dental diseases. It is also used in traditional medicine to relieve mouth pain and dental problems caused by food and to cure gingivitis or bleeding gums. It may help with mouth irritation.The root of the tree is used for stomach ache, fever, boils and rheumatism and in Ayurvedic medicine. It is also used to expel internal worms and heal piles and stop anorexia. Tomar seeds are also used to cure various skin diseases. Many use it to cure common colds, coughs and common stomach upsets. This herb is also use to purify water. The branches are often used as toothbrushes and its extracts help in repelling insects. It even has anti-fungal properties and is effective in treating hepatic diseases that harm the liver. It is also effective for treating cardiovascular, respiratory and gastrointestinal disorders.

Tomar seed oil has also been used as a gentle massage oil blended with oils like coconut oil to treat fibrositis, rheumatism, leg cramps, varicose veins and certain other skin problems. It is also said to stimulate the mucous membranes, lymphatic system and promote blood circulation. The market these days are flooded with chemical products for dental problems and skin care. These products may seem lucrative in the beginning but may end up giving you a number of side effects or no gain. The remedy to this is to carefully pick out the best herbal substitute available in the market. Tomar, one such ingredient used in Dabur Red Paste.

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