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tongue scraper

A History of Tongue Scraping A tongue scraper is a metal tool used to clean the white coating (plaque) off your tongue. Initially put into practice by Ayurvedic practitioners in ancient India, it was believed that the health of the tongue was vital to the health of the body. It wasn’t until hundreds of years later that science confirmed a healthy mouth equates to a healthier immune system. Tongue scraping was first introduced as a method of removing toxic debris (known as Ama) that could accumulate on the tongue and eventually lead......