5 Incredible benefits of gargling with oil or oil pulling

Oil Pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic technique which is often used to keep oral hygiene at its best. It involves using any type of edible oil like sesame oil, coconut oil or sunflower oil and using one tablespoon of it in your mouth and swirling and gargling with it for 20 minutes and then spitting it out. Now you can brush your teeth with your regular toothpaste. Oil pulling will also give you these 5 unmatched and extremely helpful benefits.


1 Teeth whitening

Instead of using several chemically induced products to whiten your teeth and give them the perfect white color and oral hygiene, you can use this simple oil pulling technique and have white teeth the natural way. These oils (whichever you choose) contain natural antiviral and antibiotic properties that are used to clean plaque and whiten the teeth naturally. You will see the difference in teeth color just after using the oil pulling method for two weeks. That being said, oil pulling should not be a substitute for regular trips to a Dentist in Hartford or wherever you might be. Looking after your smile is about so much more than keeping your teeth white and check ups at the dentist are still fundamental to your oral health.

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2 Increase in energy

The oil pulling method also helps in building a stronger immune system. During the process, some oil is ingested and this oil then helps in removing the toxins from our body and aids the immune system in fighting harmful infections and other similar diseases. As the toxins from the body are removed, the stress level goes down and you have more energy throughout the day. Body also becomes light as it is not clogged anymore and you feel vibrant and ready to take the world on.

Increase in energy

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3 Detoxification

Our body is full of germs and toxins that make way in it thanks to food we eat and water we ingest. They cause inflammation and are one of the major causes of many illnesses. Oil pulling removes them from their main entry point, the mouth. It prevents them from entering the body and spreading everywhere in the body and this way, it detoxifies the body.

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4 Headaches are reduced

Heavy toxicity in the body can lead to illness like headaches and severe migraines. Normally when a body is aching or breaks down, it is a signal of it asking you to slow down and take a break. Oil pulling helps in reducing the intensity of headaches and migraines by removing certain bacteria and toxins from the body from their source of entry. This way, your body is stressed less and hence the break downs are few and far.

Headaches are reduced

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5 Skin is clear

Our skin can only be as healthy as healthy our blood and body. We need clean blood, with less impurities and a healthy body free of toxins and diseases for our skin to glow and shine. If you have any skin issues or rashes or blemishes on your skin, doing the oil pulling will make you see the gradual changes in your body and the skin will become healthier with the rashes and blemishes disappearing. Ultimately the skin will become flawless and glow.

Skin is clear

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