Oil pulling is known to help strengthen your teeth, reduce plaque and prevent cavities. A clean mouth may be the key to preventing disease, and studies are beginning to highlight the relationship between poor oral health and conditions like inflammation, diabetes and even heart disease.
Your mouth is a window to your body. If your mouth is filled with cavities, swollen and inflamed gums, bad breath, plaque or tartar buildup then thats a sign that things aren’t working properly in your body. In the book, Oil Pulling Therapy, a great case on how important it is to keep your mouth clean. Apparently bacteria in the mouth is known to trigger health conditions like arthritis, chronic fatigue and even diabetes.
Oil pulling can be an amazing method to improve oral health which helps keep the whole body healthy.
How To Oil Pull
1. Put about a tablespoon of coconut oil in your mouth.
2. Swish the oils around your mouth for about 10-20 minutes.
3. Spit out the oil, then brush your teeth.
It is best to do this on an empty stomach, before you brush your teeth. I usually do this when I’m making breakfast for my family. I always forget to tell them what I’m doing and we end up playing charades until they figure it out. ?
It’s important to spit out the oil. You don’t want to swallow it because it is full of bacteria.