All About Oil Pulling
A healthy body is one that is built up & cared for. One that is intentionally nourished inside & out. Our body is full of many different systems & the last thing they need is a lot of burdens. Do all you can to commit to healthy choices. A healthy body will need support forever.
Many of us get comfortable & stumble off the health & wellness path but the great news is that you can hop back on & start again. Never give up! After all, your body is in YOUR care.
All the healthy areas on this website will aid in supporting a healthy body. It's not just one area that can be focused on. It's a combination of many. A healthy body will be a happy body!
Oil pulling is a healthy way to start your day. When you wake up in the morning grab your unrefined organic coconut oil & get pulling!
There are lots of recipes online & tips for what type of oil to use. I like unrefined organic coconut & I'm happy with the results. Unrefined coconut oil has it's own anti-bacterial, anti-fungal & anti-viral properties so what better oil to use!
I think many of us forget that oral health can effect our over all general health. Oil pulling has quite an extensive list of health benefits so make sure to go & investigate for yourself. I can't encourage you enough on how important doing your own research is.
Benefits of oil pulling are:
pulls toxins out
helps bad breath
immune system booster
promotes healthy teeth and gums
aids in whiting teeth
Oil Pulling is best done first thing in the morning. Swish the coconut oil around in your mouth for 10 minutes and then spit it into the trash. DO NOT spit in your sink as it will re-solidify in your drain and clog it. Follow by brushing your teeth with a safe, healthy, non-toxic toothpaste.
It can be done 3-4 times per week or every day. Just remember to rinse off your toothbrush with warm water to get the excess oil off. Fair warning- it can be messy!
This has been a part of my daily routine for quite awhile now & I love it! My teeth feel so much cleaner. It's amazing!! If you aren't oil pulling yet then what are you waiting for?! Pick which DIY recipe you like & start today.
DIY Oil Pulling Drops
1/2 cup unrefined organic coconut oil
20-25 drops Orange, Lemon, Clove or Thieves Vitality essential oil
Heat coconut oil in a double boiler just until melted. Pour into a glass measuring cup.
Add essential oils & pour into a small silicone mold (candy ones are a good size). Place in the freezer until they are firm.
Remove the drops from the mold & place in a glass mason jar. Store in the refrigerator.
DIY Stain Aiding Oil Pulling
1 Tbsp unrefined organic coconut oil
1 drop Lemon or Orange Vitality oil
1/4 tsp activated charcoal or 1 capsule broken open