In this text, we’re going to discuss about oil pulling. This practice is very old and it was first presented in an Ayurvedic text called Charaka Samhita. The method includes oil swishing in the mouth for several minutes within each day. It offers tremendous health benefits.
Here are some of the benefits that oil pulling has to offer to you:
Improved joint health
Relaxed neck and jaw muscles
Healthy teeth and gums
Helps our body eliminate toxins naturally
Improved respiratory health, especially in cases of allergy and asthma
This technique can help you have whiter teeth and eliminate bad breathe. Lipophilic oils are used in the process which eliminate toxins soluble in fat from the body and also attracts other oils.
The best benefits can be obtained from coconut, sesame and turmeric oil.
The oil will also help you eliminate tartar and plaque.
How Is Oil Pulling Performed?
Take 1 tablespoon of any oil of the above mentioned. Put it inside your mouth. Make sure you don’t swallow it! Swish it or use it to gargle. The process should be done for 15-20 minutes.
It should be thin and white in color. It is very important to keep the timing and stay between 15 and 20 minutes!
It will eliminate the plaque and destroy the bacteria, but toxins won’t be absorbed by your body. You can start doing the procedure from 5 to 10 minutes and then increase the time gradually.
After you spit the oil out, take warm water and wash your mouth with it. In the end, brush your teeth to eliminate other bacteria that might have remained.
You can use sesame oil to have healthy teeth and bones
It may taste good, but you won’t mind it later
You mustn’t swallow the oil as there are many toxins and bacteria in it
Make sure you do it before having breakfast in the morning and once again before you go to bed
Make sure you don’t spit the oil in the sink as the piper might become clogged because after a while, the oil becomes thick. Use the trash can.
The first results will appear after 1 week. If you decide to do it every day, your teeth will be whiter and your smile will be brighter. It’s a very safe technique because you use oils that can be consumed.
It can cause danger if you swallow it because it contains bacteria and toxins. It is a technique which can also be used by children! Just make sure they understand that the oil mustn’t be swallowed.