More and more people are beginning to recognize the benefits of oils, but many don’t know how to use them and what their benefits are.
What is Oil Pulling?
Oil pulling is when you swish cold pressed oil around your mouth for about 10-15 minutes and then spit it out. It’s simple enough right? When you swish the oil around in your mouth, it mixes with your saliva and lipids in the oil pull toxins from your saliva. According to foodmatters.tv, as the oil moves around your gums, teeth and tongue, the oil will eventually take on a thick white consistency, which is when it should be spit out. The oil pulls out bacteria, debris, fungi from your mouth.
What Oils Should You Use?
The most used and best oil for oil pulling is sesame oil, but you can also use: extra-virgin olive oil, coconut oil and sunflower oil. It works best if you use high quality and pure oils when doing this.
Why Should You Do Oil Pulling?
According to foodmatters.tv, oil pulling is known to improve your oral health and minimize the amount of germs that are responsible for tooth decay. Oil pulling also prevents bad breath, gingivitis and cavities. It also strengthens your teeth, gums and jaw. Oil Pulling has benefits beyond the mouth, it’s been known to reduce eczema, provide relief for migraines, reduces allergy symptoms and corrects hormone imbalances.
You should definitely utilize the benefits oil puling can offer you and recognize the treasures oils have when it comes to bodily care.