Dr Tung's Tongue Cleaner with FREE Travel Pouch
The Ayurvedic Self-Care ritual known as tongue scraping, is an an oral hygiene practice that removes bacteria, food debris, fungi, toxins, and dead cells from the surface of the tongue.
When we sleep, our digestive system remains awake, removing toxins from our body by depositing them onto the surface of our tongue. If we don’t scrape away these toxins, they get reabsorbed by the body and can lead to respiratory difficulties, digestive problems, and a compromised immune system.
Each tongue cleaner comes with a free bamboo travel pouch.
- No More Stinky Breath (Halitosis) - Given that most bad breath comes from the bacteria at the back of the tongue, clinical studies have shown that tongue scraping significantly reduces and removes oral bacteria from the crevices of all areas the tongue
- Experience the flavours of your food - Tongue cleansing helps improve taste, remove the coating on the tongue and slow the growth of plaque
- Boost your immunity - The tongue is part of the first line of defence in your immune system. Scraping your tongue prevents toxins from being reabsorbed into your body and boosts overall immune function
- Improve your digestive health - In Ayurveda, proper digestion is considered to be the foundation of health. Given that digestion begins with taste, it's important to remove any toxins that may obstruct optimal functioning
Standing in front of a mirror, scrape your tongue by simply holding the two ends of the scraper in both hands, sticking out your tongue, and placing the scraper as far back on you tongue as possible.
With firm but gentle pressure, scrape the surface of your tongue in one long stroke. Rinse the scraper and repeat until your tongue feels clean and is free of coating (usually 5 to 10 times).
Twice each day is recommended.