The Beginners Guide to Coconut Oil Pulling
Today, we are going to talk about oil pulling and how you can do it. All you need is a small jar of organic coconut oil and a spoon. All it takes is 10 minutes of your day.
What is Oil Pulling?
Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic technique that dates back thousands of years.
The process is really simple. What you do is swishing and gargling coconut oil, the same as you would do with mouthwash, but just a bit longer. The time is between 5-20 minutes. In turn, the oil will pull toxins, bacteria, viruses, fungi, yeasts, plaque and much more from your mouth. Finally, you spit it out, do not swallow it, and then rinse.
A lot of experts think that it should be the first thing you should do in the morning. However, doing it anytime can also be useful.
Benefits of Oil Pulling
You can obtain many benefits from oil pulling. In fact, it can be detoxifying, cleansing and healing for your body. Moreover, it will lead to the improvement of your skin causing less acne and a glowing complexion. This will whiten the teeth and improve the gum health. Moreover, a lot of people have been swearing that it has helped them to deal with arthritis, asthma, hormone imbalances, skin conditions, etc.
Once you start with oil pulling, you will notice that your teeth will become whiter, shinier and better. Oil pulling is something that you definitely need to add to your cleansing regimen along with dry brushing, drinking green drinks, etc.
Moreover, you can also add essential oils for pulling to make it more potent.
How to Do Oil Pulling
- First, take a spoonful of organic coconut oil, sometimes sesame oil also, and put in the mouth.
- Then, swish it around the mouth for at least 5 minutes, ideally even to 20. You can do it while you are in the shower, or getting dressed, etc.
- Spit out the oil in the garbage, not the sink because it may clog the pipes.
- Rinse with warm water.
- Brush the teeth after, if you like.
Feel free to try oil pulling, it will help with your oral health immensely!