Have you ever heard of oil pulling? It is actually an ancient dental technique that has been used in the ayurvedic medicine for centuries. Moreover, this dental technique includes swishing 1 tablespoon of oil in the mouth for about 15-20 minutes. However, it should be practised on an empty stomach for best results. To be more specific, oil pulling can effectively cleanse and eliminate any toxins from the body and promote optimal oral and general health.
This dental technique is commonly practised because it offers exceptional results for gum and teeth detoxifying and teeth whitening.
Those using oil pulling said that it also helps in the treatment of infections, skin issues, headaches, arthritis, hormonal imbalance, asthma, and so on.
Here Is How to Practice the Technique of Oil Pulling:
- It is a simple and safe technique. The only thing you should do is place a few teaspoons of vegetable oil, including olive, sesame, or coconut oil in the mouth. Next, you should swish the oil around for nearly 20 minutes. At least, you should spit it out and then rinse the mouth.
- This ancient oral technique should be practiced in the morning on an empty stomach, or at night before bedtime for maximum results.
- Choose one of the following organic vegetable oils for this technique: sesame, coconut or olive oil. Next, place 1 or 2 teaspoons of the oil in your mouth. Afterwards, you should swish it around for approximately 20 minutes. Finally, rinse the mouth by using lukewarm water and then brush the teeth.
- Although it may be difficult for you to do it in the beginning, after a while you will do it with ease. If you repeat it on a regular basis, your teeth will become much brighter and whiter after a week.