‘Oil Pull’ Your Way Towards A Healthier Smile

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‘Oil Pull’ Your Way Towards A Healthier Smile

This article examines the benefits behind oil pulling and how to successfully do the pulling technique so that you can experience all the benefits it has to offer.

If you are searching for a way to improve not only your oral hygiene and teeth whiteness but also your overall health, you are in luck. In this article we are going to discuss some of the benefits of oil pulling, an ancient technique that many say has lots of worthwhile benefits when done consistently.

So, what is oil pulling anyway? It is an Ayurvedic ritual that is more than 3,000 years old. The process involves you swishing around a preferably organic, cold pressed oil, in your mouth for up to twenty minutes.

The method to oil pulling successfully

If you really want to reap the full benefits of oil pulling and see the amazing benefits it can have for your teeth and health, it’s good to get the right technique down. It may not always be easy at first, for some gargling for a few minutes may be difficult let alone using oil to gargle for twenty minutes. It’s a good idea therefore to start small and build up to it. Whilst you are getting used to the texture of the oil in your mouth, start with something as simple as five minutes.

After a week you may be used to it and go to ten, and then when you’re ready you will be able to do fifteen minutes until you reach the twenty minute mark. Where there’s a will there’s a way and if you really want to reap some of the oil pulling benefits, you will need to be consistent in your efforts.

To experience the detoxifying effects it has on your body, you will want to use a certain technique. You need to be using a tablespoon of an oil of your choice. Some popular choices are olive oil and coconut oil. Coconut oil seems to be particularly effective as it has strong antibacterial properties so this may be a good one to start getting used to. Plus the taste is pleasant so who knows, you may even enjoy it!

For the duration of your pulling, you need to be swishing it around your mouth and for at least five minutes you should be pulling it between your teeth. This will help draw the toxins out. Whatever you do however, do not swallow the oil and when you are done, spit it out into the bin as it could harden in your sink and cause blockages later. After you are done, simply floss and brush as normal!

So now you know the technique, are you ready to find out some of the fantastic benefits of oil pulling?

Benefits of oil pulling

The mouth is home to plenty of bacterial, toxins and viruses which is why dental hygiene is so important. The oil actively cleanses the mouth and combats any fungi before it is given the chance to enter the body. Hence you are catching things early and ensuring nothing harmful stays in there for too long.

Here’s a snapshot of some great oil pulling benefits:

  • Keeps your teeth bright and white – you will notice that your teeth will become whiter after a consistent routine of pulling. There will be no need to invest in expensive and harsh chemical strips as the oil will naturally work through the plaque and what causes your teeth to lose its sparkle and transform your smile.
  • You may experience an energy boost!  If you sometimes lack on the energy side of things, it could be that the toxins in your body are weighing you down and slowing down certain processes. When you begin to drain out the toxins with the oil pulling you will help your body function optimally thus boosting your energy levels once again.
  • Keeps your hormones balanced  the changes in your hormones will become increasingly stable with oil pulling and you won’t even need any medicine to help!
  • Helps combat headaches if you suffer from headaches or migraines, pulling can reduce the toxic stress on your body that can be behind some of the causes of migraines.
  • Keeps your oral health in tip-top shape  pulling helps control and minimise bad breath whilst also eradicating tooth decay. They technique removes microorganisms responsible for decay and plaque so you decrease your chances of having to face cavities in the future.
Nisha Pandey

Nisha Pandey

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