What is oil pulling? When I first heard of this primal remedy that came from the wise ancients of India, I assumed that this would be a very complex and strange way of pulling unwanted toxic oil out of the body. Why would I want to do that? Well, let's take a closer look at what oil pulling really is.
Oil pulling coming from the primitive text of Ayurvedic medicine, which is widely known as traditional medicine from India. Being a lover of alternative medicine, I had to give it a try.
But, before I gained the will power to attempt oil pulling, I wanted to know the basic questions that anyone would have. Does oil pulling work? What are the oil pulling results? Will I have any negative detoxing problems?
What is oil pulling?
Oil pulling is extremely easy, entirely inoffensive, and very affordable. The price of a daily spoonful of your preferred oil is much cheaper and less costly than a trip to the doctor's or dentist office This process is much cheaper than buying toxic tooth bleaching systems, oral gum products, or a pill to take to cover the root problem of an illness.
The first part of oil pulling, is the toughest step for you to do, mentally speaking. Convince your mind to try this technique and swish oil in your mouth for 10 to 20 minutes.
Of course, the longer you swish the oil, the better the results you will get. The rest of the know-how, is the proverbial “a piece of cake,” because all you do is get out that small, kitchen teaspoon from the utensils drawer and slowly pour your organic, pure oil of choice into your mouth.
At this point, the slime factor may be telling your mind some pretty strange statements about spitting out this bizarre substance. Pay no heed to your initial reactions, because this is one of the best health decisions you can make for yourself and probably one of the easiest to do in your daily routine.
Swishing triggers the enzymes and the enzymes wrench toxins out of your blood. The oil can not be swallowed because it becomes toxic matter. Although, if you did accidently swallow it, you are not going to die. Might be grossed out a bit, but you will live.
As the time in your mouth ticks forward on, the oil gets more diluted and white in color. This is a good thing. If the oil remains the same color as you started the process with, you are not finished with your swishing job.
When you complete with your 20 minutes of health glory, make sure to spit out those toxins in the trash can. Forget about spitting the goo in the sink or toilet because this mess up your home's plumbing system after a short amount of time by clogging up your pipes as the oil cools.
Next, use regular, pure water and give your mouth a gentle finger massage to clean any excess oil away. Make sure to wash your hands before and after this process to keep any unwanted germs or bacteria from entering your body from your hands.
This is important because if you could see one single drop of the liquid magnified 600 times under a microscope, you would see microbes in their first stage of development. These microbes are very powerful and are oldest form of life that ever started on earth.
The first time I did oil pulling, I was curious to view the “results.” So, I put the post-swished mixture into a clear glass to see if the oil really changed. Yes, indeed it did! The oil I began with was a clear organic, yellow sesame oil. But, the end result was brown, gross gunk.
That was “proof in the pudding” for me. I made sure to put my human made contaminants in the trash can and sterilize the glass by washing it in the dish washer.
Your choice of oil is of a personal decision and mainly taste factor is the vital to enjoyment of the process and creating a good habit of it. Most people use olive oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil or my favorite, sesame oil. I picked sesame oil because it reminds me of delicious Asian food. It has a somewhat stronger flavor and less slippery, which is a familiar food taste for most people. Sunflower oil has a milder taste if your prefer less flavor.
Coconut oil is a popular taste for many people. It has a cooler energy than sesame oil, so it's helpful for people who are hot in their body all the time. Numerous people state that coconut oil is more intensely detoxifying. This may not be good for a very sick person.
It is always sensible to be careful about detoxing and start gradually. Only buy organic, unrefined, cold pressed oils with the life force of the core essences in the oils still intact. It is not that much more in cost and completely essential for your good health.
Remember you are putting this oil in your mouth with the intention to detoxify and feel better. Use the best quality oil you can get. You deserve the best oil for your body to gain wellness. Purchase oils that do not contain chemical residues.
Oil pulling is very unique to each person. It is said that the most commonly used traditional oil is sesame. If you are okay with taste, you could start with that and move on from there.
Sesame oil is more warming than other oils and is said to be more gently detoxifying than other oils that are “colder” energetically. Maybe you might try coconut oil to give you a mental vacay in the tropics.
A thought that might help you come to the realization is that the people of the past took an inexpensive, pure organic oil that they made and that was readily available to them. By doing so, they saved their own lives, by clearing their bodies of toxins in a simple way. If a natural remedy is easy to do, it most likely works.
The point is to choose an oil you know already already enjoy the taste of because this will be in your mouth swishing around for the goal of 20 minutes.
How to do Oil Pulling
1. Put the oil in your mouth. The oil is considered a fat that will add to the detox formula you are creating within your mouth combined with saliva.
It is important to take note of that the recommended oils to use are sunflower, sesame oil and olive oil. Most importantly to use cold pressed oil as a first choice.
2. Whoosh the oil with your saliva. This is the water and enzymes combination that is adding to make a short-term mixture, which has the natural know-how of binding oil and water soluble molecules, blanketing them both into the currents in your mouth.
3. Rinse your mouth out thoroughly with pure, cool water. Give yourself a moment to adjust back to not swishing any oil liquid in your mouth. Your saliva glands will need a few minutes to readjust to not having to move and swish. You may need to additionally spit out more saliva for a few more minutes. This is normal and good to do.
In Ayurvedic medicine, it is typically recommended that certain oils will have different effects. You know your body the best, so you can decide which oil is the best to start with. Trust your first thought that comes to mind on the best choice of oil for you to start with.
Avoid all cheap quality oils that you would not even eat. Those include corn oil, canola oil, cottonseed oil and soy oil. Also, avoid flax seed oil because it can go rancid very fast.
People will have different experience with each kind of oil. Try experimenting with different types of oils to see which one you feel the best with. You can also try oil pulling at different time of the day. You make like oil pulling for shorter duration or longer, and doing it more or less often. Begin by starting with 10 minutes as your first intention to get used to it. Work up to oil pulling for 20 minutes. Treat this experience like you would if you were first learning a new exercise. A little at a time until you get familiar and comfortable with the process.
Be sure to swish gently because you are working up to doing it for 20 minutes. Take your time and be sure to reach all the “corners” of you mouth. The texture of the mixture is higher in thickness and syrupy than plain water texture or a common mouthwash, and has more essence as it shifts across the spaces in your teeth.
The swishing is best done before you eat your breakfast. If the need arises to do it more often because of a particle health issue, then it can be repeated up to three times a day. Make sure to always do this on an empty stomach.
This is not the most beautiful thing to do in front of your loved ones, so if you are a bit on the shy side you can do it when you have alone time. A good time to oil pull is while you are in the shower. Keeping a bottle in your shower area and put your oil in your mouth right before you shower. As you do you shower routine, you can also do oil pulling. After you are finished, just spit the oil out in the trash and now you have added a wonderful process to your “self clean up” routine.
This self-made formula looks to bulk up in your mouth as time goes by, so be sure to only start with a teaspoon amount. You will not need to use any more than that. Thus, by doing so, the oil is able to maneuver its way through your mouth like waves of the ocean in a coral reef.
This swishing wave action stimulates circulation in the gums, and the prolonged time allows more microbes (bacteria), particles, and plaque to be incorporated into the liquid, which is then ejected when you take your glorious spit out when you are finished. One of the wonderful effects of oil pulling is that it lifts stains off the tea from tea, coffee, wine and other foods that leave a trail.
Does oil pulling work?
Personally I experience so much success from oil pulling in a short amount of time. I had recently had to have some extensive dental work done and even an old tooth had to be pulled. This was humiliating to say the least, but there was going to be some magical dental work done to make my teeth renewed and beautiful again. I had to have a temporary bridge and crown procedure over my damaged gums and teeth.
Immediately, I drew to oil pulling because of the promises of healing the gums of the mouth. Yes! I saw results by the second day I had done oil pulling and also I noticed stains being removed off my teeth. Unlike commercial bleaches for teeth through using the local drug store, and many home remedies. Oil pulling works the best for bringing the gums to wellness and making the teeth whiter.
Many people have claimed much more amazing results from oil pulling from bringing them out of a completely toxic sick disease and saving them from having to have surgery for various problems. The range is so huge that this process can not really be credited to helping just one problem with one's health.
It is said to also help people with arthritis rather quickly and helps repair body systems at the root of the problem over a small amount of time.
Oil pulling can also act as a defense for diseased. By doing this, it is possible to rebuild tissues and organs at the cellular level of the body and at the same time without the body disturbing the healthy microflora.
What does this mean to preserve the healthy microflora of the body? Why is that so important? Well, humans and good microflora make a wonderful and complex eco systems. This system is vitally important to keep balanced with in the body.
This good microflora is in your intestinal system of your body and plays an important role in the development of the immune system. The normal intestinal microflora is responsible for resistance to the establishment by exogenous pathogenic microorganisms.
Without this natural body balancing microflora, the usual pattern of human health will tend to lean towards being sick rather than being well because it is being bombarded by toxins.
The microflora are good bacteria in your body and they need no pathogenic bad bacteria, toxins to hinder their job of keeping you healthy. These bacteria are responsible for unscrupulous infections and conditions.
Through this system it is conceivable to restore the body's individual cells, cell conglomerates such as lymph nodes and more complete tissues all at the same time.
It is vital to understand that while the oil process is under way the body's metabolism is intensified. This is a good process that keeps the body in motion with the process of detoxifying. The will lead to improved and over all wellness.
What are some of the promises oil pulling is supposed to do?
Some of the promises that oil pulling is supposed to do are very remarkable. From helping with the dazzling, white tooth smile to live saving and changing events.
Diseases such migraine headaches, bronchitis, ailing teeth, arterio thrombosis, chronic blood conditions such as leukemia, arthritis and related illnesses, neuro physiological paralysis, eczema, gastroenteritis, peritonitis, heart disease, kidney disease, meningitis, and women's hormonal disorders are inherently removed from the body.
The paybacks of the oils pulling process is that this self- therapy brings the body to balance in a homeostasis kind of way. This means that the tendency of the body system, especially the physiological formation, will maintain internal stability. The body will stay in a healthy state.
Knowing about this home remedy may incur you or bring you to a little bewilderment. The best way to know if oil pulling therapy has success is to simply use one self at the best test subject. By doing so, will only prove its efficiency and authenticity. Trying is certainly not going to put you in harms way, and time will tell if this process is good for your body and mind system.Oil pulling will by far, “knock your socks off” because such results will be achieved with this undeniably risk -free biological recovery practice.
One of the most outstanding effects of the results of this process is the strengthening of loose teeth, the stopping of bleeding, sick gums and the beautiful, very noticeable whitening of the teeth. This is the most reported positive result from oil pulling.
It is a stated fact that periodontal disease is linked to cardiovascular disease. There are many theories that have shown that inflammatory pathways triggered by periodontal disease may lead to endovascular inflammation, which is inside blood vessels.
This link shown through many scientific studies to be with cardiovascular diseases like atherosclerosis (in which a fatty substances create a deposit of plaque on the inner lining of the arterial walls of the heart) strokes, and heart attacks. So, it is vitally important to your gum health to keep them healthy at all times.
The end results of this unique therapy may make your feel astonishment or this can not possibly be a real deal. All you have to do is walk to your kitchen in the morning and give it the ole 'one, two try it. Test it on yourself to prove its success and soundness. It is most remarkable that these results can be complimented with the completely harmless biological wellness modality. The most exciting part of oil pulling is it is so simple to do.
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