Maintaining oral health is quite intimidating task. To achieve sound oral health, you maybe using different products and treatments. But in reality, these products provide you nothing but waste your time and money. Coconut oil pulling is a natural way to keep your mouth fresh and free from all the potential diseases. There’s no negative side effect you’ll experience and it’s 100% safe remedy to detoxify your teeth and gums and to keep all the potential oral conditions at bay. It has been observed that people doing coconut oil pulling are less susceptible to potential oral diseases. It’s something that anyone can count on without any problem.
Oil Pulling – How does it Work?
As it name suggests, coconut oil pulling is an act of swishing coconut oil for 15 to 20 minutes to ward off potential teeth and gum diseases. The main idea is to keep oil in your mouth to fight bacteria and remove plague and other toxins. Although it has been used for a very long time, it was first introduced to the people of United States in 1990s by Dr. F. Karach, who found it very effective in his therapeutic practice.
Advantage of Coconut Oil Pulling
There’re heaps of benefits you get from oil pulling. Although it’s a safe remedy to improve oral health, there hasn’t been done much scientific research on it to support it scientifically. Most sources agree that it’s a safe thing, with no possible negative side effects. I also found it effective personally and feel more healthy gums and teeth whenever I oil pull.
I’ve been oil pulling for a quite long time and now what I feel is improved oral health, strong gums and teeth. Studies found that the bacteria can enter into our body through the mouth. So, it’s highly recommended that you should use oil pulling products to get rid of potential bacterial and infections.
The only thing you need to do is to make sure the oil you use for oil pulling is of highly quality. You also need to oil pull in the right way. Just swish the oil around your mouth for 15 to 20 minutes. I personally see no negative side effect of oil pulling and I would urge others to consider oil pulling if they’re suffering from poor oral health.
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The Right Way to Use Oil Pulling Approach
It’s very simple and there’s no special skill needed to comprehend and do oil pulling. All you need is to have the best quality oil, it could be either sesame oil, coconut oil or olive oil. Once you select the oil, you’re all set for oil pulling. Let the oil stay in your mouth for 20 minutes and during this time you need to swish it around your mouth to see better results. After keeping it in your mouth for 20 minutes, spit it out and rinse your mouth thoroughly with warm water.
The best time for oil pulling is when you do it in the morning. However, you can do it in the afternoon or evening depending on your mood. Two oil tablespoons are enough for oil pulling and keeping all the potential bacteria and infections at bay. If you’re situation is of severe, you can do coconut oil pulling after every meal to keep your mouth fresh.
The most common oils used in oil pulling are sesame oil, coconut oil and olive oil. But coconut oil is supposed to be the best one for oil pulling. Whichever oil you choose should be pure and organic to make the most of oil pulling. Since there’re lots of brands offering oil pulling products, you should be careful while choosing any. You may also ask your friends and colleagues for their recommendation to choose the best oil pulling product.
How Long Should You Continue Oil Pulling?
20 minutes are supposed to be safe and good for coconut oil pulling. However, one may find it a little difficult to continue it for 20 minutes in the beginning. With a few attempts, you can easily make it in the full 20-minute. The time should be neither too long nor too less. The oil will get a little thick with saliva with the passage of time and it should be creamy white when spit out.
Use warm water to rinse your mouth thoroughly
To see better results, use warm or lukewarm water to clean your mouth. Some authentic sources also suggest using warm salt water. After coconut oil pulling and rinsing with warm water, you’ll experience solid gums grip and fresh breadth.
Is there any specified age limit for oil pulling?
No, both kids and adults can do oil pulling. Women during pregnancy can also continue oil pulling and it won’t cause any problem. During the course of pregnancy, women are advised to maintain a good oral health by doctors because poor oral health can lead to further serious complications.
If your condition is of severe type or you just have undergone any dental treatment, you should follow the instructions given by your dentist. Apart from that particular situation, oil pulling is 100% safe and there’s no possible negative side effect associated with oil pulling.
What if I swallow the oil?
You are not supposed to swallow the oil during or after oil pulling. It may contain dangerous bacteria and dead skin. Spit the oil out into the sink once you’re done with oil pulling. Overall, oil pulling is safe and there are no potential negative side effects you’ll experience. All the sources agree that oil pulling doesn’t hurt anything.