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Dynamic Benefits of Oil Pulling

Dynamic Benefits of Oil Pulling

There are many benefits of oil pulling it helps to maintain the oral hygiene, it also helps to treat the gums and teeth issues. It helps to reduce the swelling in gums. There are certain benefits of oil pulling are listed below:

Kills harmful bacteria in your mouth:
There are around 700 types of bacteria lives in our mouth, out of which many bacteria are harmful which is responsible for tooth decay, tooth ache, bad breath and gum disease. The oil pulling method can help in reducing the growth of harmful bacteria. Oil pulling method also reduce the harmful bacteria found in saliva and plague. If we do oil pulling with sesame oil and coconut oil than it reduces harmful bacteria from the mouth.

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Reduce the bad breath:
There are many people in population who have bad breath due to certain reasons. Halitosis is also known as bad breath. Bad breath is due to many reasons like gum infection, poor oral hygiene and tongue infection. We can prevent the bad breath by doing brushing and by using oil pulling method. We can also use the antiseptic mouthwash. Oil pulling method is too effective for bad breath, it kills the bacteria responsible for bad breath and gives over all oral hygiene.

Help to prevent cavities:
Cavities are the common problems, that start from the tooth decay, poor oral hygiene, eating too much sweet. Cavity leads to the formation of hole in the teeth. Cavity can also occur due to plaque. It is a coating of bacteria and saliva and food over the teeth, in this case the bacteria start breaking down the food particles and acid destroy the tooth enamel. By oil pulling with oils we reduce the number of bacteria responsible for teeth cavity. It is same effective as an antiseptic mouthwash.

Reduce the inflammation of gums:
Inflammation of gums usually occur due to gingivitis; it is the type of gum disease which cause swollen gums that bleed. The main Cause of gingivitis is the bacteria responsible for plague. Oil pulling is an effective method of improving gum health and reduce the inflammation in gums. It works by reducing the number of bacteria such as Streptococcus mutans. The person who are suffered from gingivitis, if they start doing oil puling with coconut oil, after few days he feel 50% recovery.

Which Oil is Best for Oil Pulling?

Dynamic Benefits of Oil Pulling

1- Sesame oil is used for oil pulling, it is traditionally used from last many years. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
2- The anti-inflammatory property of oil is used to treat the gum inflammation and other gum diseases.
3- The antibacterial properties of the oil are used to treat gum infection, plague and gingivitis, that is the reason oil pulling with sesame oil is best for oil pulling, it promotes overall health of the oral cavity and maintain our hygiene.

How to Do Oil Pulling?

Dynamic Benefits of Oil Pulling

1- Oil pulling is an easy method, we can do in simple steps.
2- Measure one tablespoon of oil like sesame oil, coconut oil and olive oil.
3- Swish it around in your mouth for 20 to 25 minutes, do not swallow the essential oil.
4- Spit the oil into a trash.
5- Rinse your mouth well using water before eating or drinking anything.
6- Repeat this process twice a week. Start swishing for just 5 minutes and increasing the duration till you are not able to do it for 20 to 25 minutes.

Oil pulling for maintaining oral hygiene: A review
View at: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-traditional-and-complementary-medicine/
BY: Lee-Yan Sheen

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