The oldest way to clean the teeth is by oil pulling. This method was used for hundreds of years and is a completely natural way to whiten and clean teeth, also it also makes the gums healthy as it removes bad bacteria in the mouth.
The oil pulling is really good for many reasons like infections, hormonal imbalance, asthma, arthritis, headaches and similar skin problems. Additionally, it is a good natural method for the overall oral health. It whiten the teeth and heals sensitive gums.
How is this method done?
The method is simple and easy. Just take a few tsps. of sesame oil or coconut olive. Swish it in the mouth for 20 min and then spit it out. For best results do this in the morning before the breakfast. For serious dental problems, do it before every meal.
Put the 2 tsps of the oil in the mouth. Swish for 20 min, then spit out and rinse your mouth. The spat out oil will be milky and foamy and full of harmful bacteria. In order to avoid greasy sink split it in the trash. Rinse your mouth with warm water and brush your teeth.
If you don’t like the taste and the aroma, you can add some essential oil. You can use cinnamon, mintor some other aroma.
If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before doing this.
How is this method working?
The saliva glands hides toxins and with this method you actually produce more saliva and the toxins get trapped in the oil when you swish and are later removed.
The coconut is antibacterial and has a mild taste compared to the other oils, but first you should consult your doctor.
Regular use of this method will make the teeth healthy, white, clean and polished.
This method was used in India for many health issues, and some of them are:
- Bad breath removal
- Tooth decay repair
- Curing bleeding gums
- Less inflammation
- Lower heart risks
- Whiter teeth
- No cavities
- Stronger jaw and gums
- No throat dryness
- Healed cracked lips
- Less acne
- Boosted immunity
Experts recommend you to use coconut for this method because it is the healthiest. Some other benefits are:
- Hormone imbalance
- Digestion issues
- Dry skin
- Age spots and wrinkles
- Burning fat
- Imbalance in blood sugar and low energy
- Balanced HDL and LDL cholesterols
Since this oil can be easily absorbed you can do this method more often.
If you are new to this, start slowly and later increase the minutes.