The process of oil pulling removes harmful bacteria, toxic matter, and parasites from the mouth and the lymph system, while eliminating congestion and mucus from the throat and loosing up the sinuses. It also re-mineralizes the teeth and strengthens the gums by cleansing the area.
If using coconut oil, you get the added benefit of killing of bacteria that may be living in the mouth, which in turn leaves healthy strains.
To sum up, oil pulling provides a wide range of benefits, including the following:
Reducing harmful bacteria in the mouth
Reducing bad breath
Reducing plague and gingivitis
Put ½ to 1 tablespoon of oil into the mouth
Swirl the oil between the teeth and around the gums, allowing it to reach every area in the mouth
Make sure it doesn’t get in contact with the throat!
Swish the oil in the mouth from 15-20 minutes
Spit it out!