Oil pulling is a great way to eliminate bacteria and impurities in the mouth and throat. And that’s not all, oil pulling can help you in the removal of the toxins from the body, as well as for the treatment of certain diseases.
The most health benefits from this practice are:
- Brighter and whiter teeth
- Much healthier gums
- Prevention of bad breath
- Increased energy
- Reducing the occurrence of headaches
- Mitigation of allergic reactions
- Better sleep
- Cleaner skin
- Improving the health of the lymphatic system
- Regulate the menstrual cycle
- Alleviating the symptoms of PMS
This method of oil pulling is simple and inexpensive. All you need is a teaspoon of quality olive, sunflower, sesame or coconut oil. If you are concerned about the taste, you can add a drop of essential oil of your choice. Gargle the oil in your mouth slowly and make sure it goes also between the teeth. The recommended time for this treatment is 20 minutes, but initially try to survive at least 10 minutes.
The oil will absorb all the toxins and bacteria, and that’s why it is recommended to spit it out after gargling. You can repeat this technique 2 to 3 times daily. It is best if you do this in the morning, before brushing your teeth and then 2 more times during the day, before a meal. After gargling wash your teeth as usual.