Oil pulling has recently become a hot topic with my clients and friends, so I have decided it was time to write a blog post about it. There are several reasons (see the list below) why oil pulling has become increasingly popular over the past few years.
Our oral health is so important, it is the first step in our digestive process and our teeth are the jewels on our face. I don’t know about you, but teeth are always one of the first things I look at when I meet someone.
Oil pulling is when you put approximately one tablespoon of coconut oil (sesame or sunflower oil work too) in your mouth and swish…similar to what you would do with mouthwash. It is recommended that you swish the oil for twenty minutes and then spit it out.
The coconut oil will absorb any undigested food particles, bacteria and toxins in the mouth so it is important that you do not swallow it!
There are several benefits to oil pulling, and clients often report they notice the positive effects immediately.
Benefits of Oil Pulling
Less Dry Skin
Enhanced Immune System
Pink Healthy Gums
No Bleeding Gums after Flossing
Improved Hormonal Issues
Relief from Migraine Headaches
Less Joint Pain
Improved Tooth Decay
Eliminates Bad Breath