It seems like everyone is talking about “oil pulling” right now. What is that? To sum it up, you put oil in your mouth and swish from 10-20 minutes, and it’s supposed to be great for your oral health, according to the oil pullers who be. I’ve actually tried it and I love it, and I’m not much of an alternative medicine kind of person. I don’t know if I buy all of the supposed benefits, but my teeth do feel cleaner. Want to learn more? Here you go.
Oil Pulling Therapy: Detoxifying and Healing the Body Through Oral Cleansing by Dr. Bruce Fife. Amazon for $9.99. All disease starts in the mouth! Most of the chronic and infectious illnesses that trouble our society today are influenced by the health of our mouths. If you have poor dental health, you are bound to have other health problems. Despite regular brushing and flossing, approximately 90 percent of the population has some degree of gum disease or tooth decay. Most people aren’t even aware they have existing dental problems. Recent research has demonstrated a direct link between oral health and chronic illness. Simply improving the health of your teeth and gums can cure many chronic problems. More brushing, flossing, and mouthwash isn’t the solution. What will work is Oil Pulling Therapy. Oil pulling is an age-old method of oral cleansing originating from Ayurvedic medicine. It is one of the most powerful, most effective methods of detoxification and healing in natural medicine. Dr. Fife’s Oil Pulling Therapy is a revolutionary new treatment combining the wisdom of Ayurvedic medicine with modern science. The science behind oil pulling is fully documented with references to medical studies and case histories. Although incredibly powerful, Oil Pulling Therapy is completely safe and simple enough for even a child.