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"Oil Pulling"

Posted by Elise Muller on

Although “Oil Pulling” is new to me, numerous people have spoken of its benefits (whitening teeth, removing plaque, healing receding gum lines, increased energy, reduced flu symptoms) so of course,  I'm game. I googled "Oil Pulling" and it appears to have originated in the Ayurvedic tradition (using Sesame oil) but most people are "pulling" with Coconut oil. How it's done: in the morning I take 1 Tb. of Coconut oil and place it in my mouth and "swish" for 20 minutes.  I "swish" while making the bed, putting on coffee, straightening up the house and although it's not my favorite...

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