Absolutely ~ POSITIVELY ~ WONDERFULLY BLESSED by oil pulling... thank you so much Alba -- you are such a gift to us!
I started oil pulling just a few days ago - using organic extra virgin coconut oil. Immediately - my teeth were whiter - the brown stains in between my teeth from so many years of smoking - were gone after one oil pulling session!
I am so blessed and happy... I keep checking my teeth in every different kind of light and even outside in the sunlight - just to make sure I'm not seeing things!! They are continually getting whiter and whiter... and prettier!!
Seriously - it's been I think - what - 3 days?? (I do it every morning and every night b4 bed...)
THEN -- GET THIS - YESTERDAY -- my gf asked me which dentist I went to -- to get my teeth whitened.... because she was thinking of going and getting it done too!!
CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT?? omg!! that is so cool!!
so I took her to my house and showed her my coconut oil and said - here's the dentist.... teheeeeee!!! and -- sadly she won't try it cuz she said that's nuts. oookayyyy.....
also - the second day of oil pulling I developed a ulcer? inside my mouth (or what is that a cancker sore??) it hurt - but every time I did the oil pulling it would stop hurting for about 2 hours, today it's almost gone. (maybe it was pulling something out of my body??
the other thing - I noticed some congestion - phelm in my throat seems to be working it's way out of me...
all in three days of oil pulling... amazing!
Yep... I'm a lifer on this one!
maybe beppa - you're not 'swishing' hard enough... I'm swishing really hard and my whole mouth is tired and my cheeks are sore by the time I'm done! Or maybe I'm doing it too hard??
According to all I've read on it;
Cold pressed, Seasme, Sunflower & Coconut oils are "mainly" suggested. After it is in the mouth start "rinsing or swishing" motions and as Dr Karach puts it; sip, suck and pull through the teeth for fifteen to twenty minutes. This process makes oil thoroughly mixed with saliva. Swishing activates the enzymes and the enzymes draw toxins out of the blood. The oil must not be swallowed, for it has become toxic. If the oil is still yellow, it has not been pulled long enough. Then you spit it out and rinse with celtic sea salt water. The entire mouth must be thoroughly rinsed and your mouth will feel thoroughly clean.
This is what I have gotten out of all the articles I've read. I just know it really really has worked for me and I love, love, love it!!!
Anyone that has more questions should google it and you will see a world of info on this great subject.
I dont' know if you covered this on the last OP thread, but how is your KP?? Did the pulling help that??
thanks love :)
I did it for the first time a couple of days ago with EVCO and I swear as soon as I spat it out and rinsed my mouth my throat felt SO SORE!!! Then out of nowhere I started to feel nasal congestion. Could it be the pulling? Even though I felt rough it was pretty exciting to think that I was detoxing from something SO simple!! I am gonna do it again in a minute. I am making a note of how I feel right now then see what happens afterwards!!
A very welcome surprise! Tried it for the very first time this morning, and my usual morning nasal congestion cleared right up after pulling - I am very impressed! More to come later ~ Cathy
Jeannieh99 what a great explenation. Oil Pulling is really very simple - just as Jeannieh explained it! 1 tbs (or less if it feels uncomfortable) of coldpressed/expellerpressed coconut/hemp/sesame/safflower/sunflower oil in the mouth --> swish for 20 minutes (careful not to swallow), spit it out in the toilet, rinse with saltwater and brush teeth.
easy peasy. :)
Sunshine9: I'd say my KP has reduced by 70% percent. it is almost not bumpy anymore - just marks (which are rapidly fading )
Little Mango: that is definetly a sign that something bad is leaving the building!
Lafsalot: that's wonderful!
ps. SO glad to see everyone get on board again...
I knew this was to positive a thread to just "die out"...
Ok, I did it again this morning (& swished extra hard for you starfire) but still green. I'm a freak I tell ya! However, my elbows are soft as can be, more swishing required for heels. And my gums are healthier and no longer bleed when I floss too hard. So something is working even without it turning white???
Awesome alba! Your news about the KP made me go pop some sesame oil right into my mouth :)
Thanks Alba for starting a new thread...I LOVE oil pulling...I have several SAD friends doing it and they're seeing results, too...as in white teeth...
I do see my heels being softer and I don't know if it's my imagination but the wrinkles around my eyes seem smoother....
Starfire...same thing happened to me...my aunt asked me about my white teeth after she told me about paying $275 for a whitening kit from the dentist that burned the skin off the inside of her mouth and for over two weeks could hardly close her mouth she was in so much pain...I explained the concept of oil pulling and she was like, 'oh, that doesn't set right with me'...HUH!??? Let's see, burning the inside of her mouth set's right but oil pulling doesn't...oh well, I do have many people trying it when they see how white my teeth are...
At first I kept looking in the mirror to see if I was really seeing what I was seeing....YUP!!...They're white....
At first I did it 3 times a day...now I'm doing it once but think I'll get back into the 3 times...I like the way I feel after....
Have a great day, love, Elaine
I love oil pulling! My sesame oil bottle is almost done though. I need to get myself some more this week-end! I love week-ends! :) I might just go for a run and buy some at the organic store, it seems to work better for me.
I am going to do some oil pulling with coconut oil, since that's what I have handy right now. I love how coconut oil is SO useful and versatile! I use it on my heels (I have this weird hole that I've had for years and its finally healing now), in my cheesecake/frudge, for oil pulling... it's so amazing! Go raw coconut oil, go! :)
Thanks for keeping this thread going, oil pulling is really amazing!
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I've got some oil swishing around in my mouth right now! It's a little hard to get used to the oil taste!
It took me about 5 minutes just to get the courage just to put the oil in my mouth.
But I thought about all of the benefits of oil pulling and went for it......
Ugh! I almost spit it back up into the toilet! But Here I am and it's been about 7 minutes and it doesn't so much taste like the oil anymore because of all of my saliva
Swish swish swish! Just a little while more.....
I have the oil in my mouth I am trying not to swallow but sometimes I have the urge to just as a reflex....I don't think I'm really swallowing the oil though
I am using coconut oil but I'm going to get some sesame oil at the store later. I also told my brother and his girlfriend (both raw) over in Santa Cruz about it
this is interesting...
I feel like the swishes are making music in my mouth..
I just finished it and I am very impressed! The coconut oil is totally white (I did it for 18 minutes) and my tongue and teeth are very clean! After I spit out the oil i actually coughed up some phlegm...needless to say I do believe I will continue doing this!!
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