Oil Pulling is a term used for used for when swirling liquid around the mouth, back and forth between our teeth and gums to clean them. This process intensifies your metabolism, which leads to improved health, such as the elimination of bleeding gums, the fastening of loose teeth and the visible whitening of the teeth.
There are many such products on the market that people use daily for this such as Listerine to cleanse and sterilise our mouths protecting our teeth and gums from harmful bacteria. Unknown to many this is in fact an ancient Ayurvedic technique from centuries ago.
Swishing with coconut Oil is now coming into vogue as a way to clean out undigested and partially digested food residue caught up in our teeth and gums. If left they could become toxic to the body as they rot the teeth and would most certainly begin to cause a foul smell. Left unattended these partial food pieces could also begin to compromise our immune system.
Swishing with coconut oil will help eliminate these dangerous bacteria as it assists your body to function more healthily, through the prevention of disease, inflammation and excess body fat.
Keeping your mouth clean by oil pulling with coconut oil will aid in food digestion, joint pain, fatigue and even hormonal issues. Working similar to a detox there is the added benefit of a beautiful glowing head of hair and a rosy complexion.
If swishing isn’t for you, another way to use the coconut oil product would be to put some oil into hot water – maybe a small teaspoon worth – and to slowly drink it throughout the evening.
For best result remember to always use 100% Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, like Ma Devlin’s, ensuring also that it has a good accreditation behind it.
The exciting factor of oil pulling is its simplicity and the main benefit is its healing power. Many therapists will offer this as a healing treatment in their practice but save your money, buy a good quality coconut oil product and do it for yourself on a daily basis.
Use in the morning, before breakfast when your stomach is empty.
- Mix a teaspoon of oil with luke-warm water and
- one small intake at a time, slowly and deliberately swish around your mouth, back and forth between your teeth and
- you should notice the oil changing color, becoming lighter
- spit it out
- Repeat this process for 15/20 minutes
- Clean your teeth thoroughly with clean tap water
- Clean your sink properly. Remember your spittle contains harmful bacteria and toxic bodily waste.
The oil will have mixed with your saliva, activating the enzymes to draw out any toxins to cleanse your blood.
The oil pulling is best done before breakfast but if you wish to accelerate the healing process, you can repeat this up to three times a day, always on an empty stomach before meals.