Oil Pulling for Oral Cleansing

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Oil pulling is performed by drizzling oil inside the mouth, using it like a mouthwash. It is a traditional Indian folk remedy for improving oral hygiene and removing toxins from the body. It has been used for thousands of years.

To do oil pulling, it is done by putting a tablespoon of sesame oil or a teaspoon of coconut oil in your mouth and rinsing it for 15-20 minutes.

The main benefit of doing the oil pulling process; It reduces the amount of harmful bacteria in the mouth.

There are hundreds of different types of bacteria in your mouth. While many are types of beneficial bacteria, many are not.

Bacteria in your mouth form the biofilm, a thin layer on your teeth known as plaque.

It is normal to have some plaque on your teeth, but excess plaque buildup; It can cause various problems such as bad breath, gingivitis and cavities.

Oil pulling is actually simple

- When you swirl the oil around your mouth, it takes the bacteria and dissolves in the oil in liquid form.

Oil pulling can be done with almost any oil, but coconut oil can be a good starter choice due to its pleasant aroma. It is also suitable due to its coconut oil content.

Using coconut oil as a mouthwash can cause S. can significantly reduce the number of harmful bacteria such as mutans

You can also opt for sesame oil, which has historically been made with sesame oil (Indians traditionally used sunflower or sesame oil for oil pulling). But any oil will work. There are studies conducted to show that oil pulling with Sesame Oil reduces bad breath.

Oil pulling with coconut oil can help reduce inflammation of the gums, also known as gingivitis.

Oil pulling will be incredibly simple once you put it into a routine.

  1. You take about a tablespoon of oil in your mouth.
  2. You swish the oil around your mouth for about 15-20 minutes.
  3. You absolutely do not swallow the oil and spit it out, then you can brush your teeth.

No need to use a lot of force. If oil pulling causes pain in your facial muscles, you can try using less oil, and over time, your jaw muscles will get used to this exercise.

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