To get healthy and strong teeth do oil pulling daily. As we know that Prevention is always better than cure so it is one of the examples of it.
Oil pulling means to swish or hold oil in mouth. It is an ancient cleansing and detoxifying technique. In Ayurveda it included under the Dinacharya (Daily Routine), usually do early Morning on empty stomach. It is very simple, easy, cheap and completely harmless procedure and have lots of benefits. It helps to pull out all the toxins and bacteria from the mouth. Effective in tingling and shaky teeth by balancing the vata dosha. Along with this it also helps in Improving taste for food by balancing the kapha dosha.
Oil Pulling is a part of Procedure in Ayurveda known as Gandusha and Kavala graha. In Gandusha mouth is filled with oil and is held for few minutes without permitting any movement inside the mouth and then spit out. Whereas In Kavala graha only a comfortable amount of oil is put in mouth by allowing the movement of oil inside the mouth.
HOW TO DO OIL PULLING
For Kaval Graha put the table spoon of oil in mouth swish it for about 10-15 mint then spit out.
For Gandusha hold the oil in mouth till the secretion start from nose and eyes. Then spit out.
Try not to swallow the liquid as it contains toxins and bacteria. Then at last gargle with slightly warm water to remove oil residue then followed by quick brush and tongue scraping.
For better result try to do for about 20 minutes.
TYPE OF OIL PULLING ACCORDING TO AYURVEDA
1. Singhda (lubrication) for Vata imbalance disorder like shaky and tingling teeth,
2. Samana ( Pallative) for Pitta imbalance disorder like red, spongy and bleeding gum
3. Sodhana (Purification) for Kapha imbalance disorder like distaste to food, excessive salivation
4. Ropana (Healing) It is done with herbs of astringent property like helps in healing mouth ulcers
DIFFERENT LIQUIDS AND OILS USED IN OIL PULLING
* Coconut oil
* Arimedas Oil
* Neem Mouth Wash
* Sesame oil
* Triphala chooram decoction
BENEFITS OF DOING OIL PULLING DAILY
Oil pulling has both preventive and else well as curative effects. The one who do oil pulling daily will never suffer from following problems
* Will never get dryness of throat, nor do his lips ever get cracked
* His teeth will never develop caries and will be deep-rooted
* Will not have any toothache
* Teeth can chew even the hardest eatables
* Prevent bleeding and swollen gum
* Whiten the teeth
* Strengthen teeth gum and jaw
* Banishes bad breath
* Relive headache/ hangover
* reduced plaque on the teeth
* Help to sleep better
* Clear sinuses
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