A large number of people are not aware of the magical benefits of oil pulling, magical because swishing oil in the mouth heals the entire body. Ideally sesame oil or sunflower oil processed in cold conditions is to be used, but even coconut oil, olive oil flaxseed oil and other vegetable oils are found to be effective.
Take a small amount of oil in your mouth and swirl it in the entire mouth in all directions and continue this process for 10 to 20 minutes. Swirling the oil for that much time will transform the oil from thick and clear state to thin and white colored state. The change of state of the oil is an indication that the process is complete and effective. The oil pulls out the toxins from the teeth, gums, tongue and the entire mouth. Do not swallow the oil as it contains harmful toxins; spit it out once it reaches to thick white consistency. It pulls out the living bacteria, fungus and all other harmful microorganisms from the mouth thereby leading to a healthy mouth. It strengthens the teeth and gums and reduces the instances of cavities and periodontal diseases. Since oil pulling removes the bacteria and fungus, the mouth smell good and stays moisturized. Along with oral care oil pulling has wide range of other health benefits. It helps in cellular reformation thereby promoting proper functioning of the lymphatic system. It reduces the frequency of migraine attacks and also provides relief in sinus clogging. Oil pulling also leads to a health throat. Swishing oil in the mouth detoxifies the entire body thereby promoting healthy functioning of the kidneys. Regular oil pulling leads to daily removal of toxins, eventually leading to healthy and glowing skin, and better eyesight.
Oil pulling is an inexpensive but highly efficacious health practice. It is holistic method which results in a healthy life.