Oral health and the connection between the diseases in your body are enormous and continuous. One of our suggestions is oil pulling. It is a good old ancient Ayurvedic practice. Oil pulling is practiced as every day morning habit. This habit helps initially to acquire a healthy oral and on regular practice helps to keep your body clean.
These pave the way to the bacterial, viral and other fungal to grow. These microbes cause an unwanted entry into your body and result in diseases development; also decaying oral health by damaging the teeth and gums. The Streptococcus mutans, (a common bacterium) which are responsible for the teeth diseases, cavity, is reduced as oil pulling is done regularly.
The food settlements over your teeth, gums, tongue, wherever inside your mouth form an oily surface over them. The nature of any oil is it attracts other oil towards it easily. When the oil pulling is happening, this oil well blends with that oily surface of the residues in your mouth. It pulls out those oil-surfaced residues as you wish. Thus, the residues got removed and there is no go for the development of the disease-causing plaque. While swishing, there forms an emulsifier, milky liquid, as the oil mixes with your saliva. This emulsifier increases the saponification and soap-like solution is formed which attributes cleansing and disperses the settled oil-coated remnants.
Oil-Pulling Processing Steps
Take 1 to 2 teaspoonful of any cold-press organic oil into your mouth.
Swish it for about 10 to 15 minutes.
Spit it out, when the liquid solution becomes thick.
Rinse your mouth with warm water.
Brush well, finally.
As simple as you expect, but should be followed regularly for the expected result.
Benefits of Oil-Pulling
Bleeding, swelling and decaying of the gums are healed.
Strengthens the teeth by preventing cavities.
Rectifies bad breath.
Other benefits like throat dryness, lips cracks, lip or angular cheilitis, canker sore, and so on.
Detoxification of your body can be achieved. Due to this other indirect benefits are like relief from insomnia, headache, body pain, hangover and so on.
Try to make it a regular habit. This should be your first activity once you out from your bed in the morning. The best of Ayurveda is one remedy can cure many unknown disorders without any side effects. Make a habitual to your children. Sesame oil and coconut oil are the preferably best than any other organic oils. But it is not wrong in doing using other oils.