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Oil Pulling with Essential Oils

Oil Puling: 

Oil pulling is traditional Ayurveda practice. Essential oils, in combination with edible oils, are swished and held in the mouth to promote oral health, prevent bad breath, heal gums and detoxify the body. Major studies have shown that oil pulling can kill the bacteria that causes cavities, making it a good alternative to brushing with fluoride toothpaste.

Grapefruit Detox: 

MAKES 1 TREATMENT

Grapefruit essential oil is an excellent detoxifier, with antibacterial and antiseptic qualities that help promote dental and general health.

Ingredients: 

  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut or Sunflower Carrier Oil
  • 2 Drops Grapefruit Essential Oil

Directions: 

  1. In a small glass bowl, add the coconut carrier oil and grapefruit essential oil, and stir to combine.
  2. Swish the mixture in your mouth and suck it through your teeth slowly. Try to start make the treatment last for 15 minutes. If you are new to oil pulling, with a few minutes and increase the amount of the treatment over time.
  3. Spit the oil out when finished, then brush your teeth and rinse your mouth with water.
  4. Repeat this treatment once a day upon waking.

Tea Tree Cold and Flu Treatment: 

Tea tree essential oil is ideal for oil pulling when cold or flu symptoms start to rear their heads you can also use it as a general dental cleanser that helps put a stop to gingivitis d other oral complications.

Ingredients: 

Directions: 

  1. In a small glass bowl, add the coconut carrier oil and tea tree essential oil, and stir to combine.
  2. Swish the mixture through your mouth and suck it through your teeth slowly. Try to make the treatment last for 15 minutes. If you are new to oil pulling, start with a few minutes and increase the amount of the treatment over time.
  3. Spit the oil out when finished, then brush your teeth and rinse your mouth with water.
  4. Repeat this treatment once a day upon waking.
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