The Ayurvedic text Charaka Samhita mentions Kavala gandusha – Kavala refers to that which is related to the oral cavity and gandusha is a gargle.In day to day life oral cavity is part of body which significantly exposed to external enviormental pollution , cold drinks , fast food , tobacco- khara chewing ,smoking ,alchol intake .To avoid oral health damage, Ayurveda gives specialized therapy kaval and gandush to maintain good oral hygiene. It takeing sufficient amount of medicated fluid inside mouth such that the mouth cannot be moved is called Gandush. When a lesser amount of fluid is taken in the mouth such that the mouth can be moved easily, it is called Kaval. It strengthens the jawbones. It makes the tone sweet and sharp. It nourishes the face. It enhances interest in food and enriches the sense of taste. It prevents dryness of throat and cracking of lips. It strengthens the teeth and also maintain oral cavity health
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