Have you ever heard of oil pulling? Oil pulling is an ancient method used for oral health and detoxification. Pure oils work to pull harmful fungus, bacteria, and other organisms from your mouth and throat area.
Sesame oil is the most popular oil used for oil pulling. Simply place one tablespoon of organic sesame oil into the mouth, and swish it around for approximately to 10-15 minutes,and then spit it out.
Other oils you can use include extra virgin cold-pressed coconut oil, sunflower oil, and olive oil. Alternating the use of the oils will get you the best benefit.
More about Oil Pulling:
- Once the oil reaches a thick, viscous white consistency in your mouth, it’s ready to be spit out. It’s full of toxins!
- Oil pulling can contribute to the overall strengthening of teeth and gums.
- The oils used are helpful in cellular restructuring, and are related to the proper function of internal organs and lymph nodes.
- After 40 days of oil pulling, a study found that participants had an average of 20% reduction in oral bacteria.
A 2007 study showed that people who did oil pulling for 45 days showed a statistically significant reduction in gingivitis! Give it a try!