What Is Oil Pulling ?
In an era of new age practices, the world is still a buzz about an ancient one. oil pulling also known as “kavala” and “Gundusha” gives you a bunch of beauty benefits, prevents from diseases and arms you with a camera worthy smile.
The mouth offers a sanctuary to a number of bacteria, viruses and fungi, that pose a threat to our well being. Oil acts as a cleanser by calling out these nasty’s before they get a chance to spread.
” How Does Oil Pulling Works ” ?
firstly it freeze up the immune system by reducing stress and internal inflammation, this, then boost energy, prevents heart diseases, allergies, headaches, acne . the best part is – it partly aids weight loss.
How Is Oil Pulling Done ?
Try to start your day by doing this before you brush your teeth or doing anything, if not that do it a few hours before eating dinner. put a single tablespoon of coconut oil in your mouth (Note : if you are doing with coconut oil then it should be melted before you put it in your mouth) and start to swish it back and forth between your teeth for 10 to 15 minutes, if that’s too much for you try doing it by doing something else like showering or working around the house . try not to swallow any of the oil while doing this to prevent the toxins from getting back into your body. after that immediately rinse your mouth with warm salt water to remove the left toxins in your mouth during the process. when you’re done , brush your teeth as you normally would.
Which Oil Can Be Used For Oil Pulling ?
For this you can use unrefined coconut oil, olive oil or even sesame oil or mustard oil. for me personally i love using coconut oil as it contains lauric acid which is proven to be anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial which basically means it fights off the micro-organisms that cause bacteria, if yo want you can even enhance the oil by adding organic essential oil’s like- lemon and peppermint but make sure to use a single drop for every tablespoon of the oil you choose. “Essential oil’s can absorb and protect your oral mucosa that is a lining in your mouth.
there are no side effects and this can be done by anyone, be it kids and adults, elders and even pregnant women. do let us know if it worked for you in the comments section below, until the time , stay tuned!