African Chew Sticks One step to a bright, healthy smile! Delight in the delicious, strengthening power of chew sticks. These chew sticks are cut from the licorice bush (or the Neem tree) and are soaked in the 100% natural distilled flavor. Chewing on the sticks keeps the gums healthy and strong, while freshening your breath. Chew sticks are also famous as a way to quit smoking. Approx. 50 sticks. Start the benefits today! Made in Turkey. To use a neem stick for oral care, chew the end of the stick to form bristles and then carefully rub the bristles along your gum line as you would a toothbrush. Cut off the end each time you use it to ensure freshness.