Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Have you tried "oil pulling"?
What kind of oil? Some say sesame or olive oil, maybe sunflower--but many recommend coconut oil. Other enthusiasts say change it up. You swish until it becomes white and full of bad things and then spit and rinse with warm water and brush.What does this do?
The claims are that it attracts microbes and gets them out of the body--like (pardon) fly paper or something. This improves mouth health, prevents cavities and bad breath and so on.
Bu then come wider claims--almost any bodily ill--arthritis, intestinal problems, eczema, kidney problems--a host of things improved.
So far the studies--small--show oral improvements. So it's your call.
Coconut oil, by the way, is as thick as Crisco--you liquidate it in your mouth first.
Isn't 20 mins a long time? When I heard of this, I thought they meant 20 seconds.