Ayurvedic classics mentioned Tambul sevan in the context of Dinacharya (daily regimen) for the maintenance of perfect oral hygiene, for good taste and as a prevention of diseases of the oral cavity and throat. It too acts as post meal digestive stimulant, aphrodisiac and improves physical and mental stamina. Its preferred time is early in the morning. Purpose of the same was to improve oral hygiene and complete digestion. The detailed study of the ingredients of Tambul as per Samhitas confirms that Taambul so prepared has Deepana , Rochana (appetizing), Kaphaghna, MukhaVaishadyakara i.e mouth cleansing properties. Here in this article we have tried to give data related to tambul sevan as per tradition and present modern condition.
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