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Suffering from bad breath, tartar or plaque, use oil pulling to cure it

By Afsana Khatoon, 3 March 2017


When it comes to oral hygiene, most of us regularly skip the simple tasks of brushing the teeth and flossing after every meal, leading to many issues within the mouth. Plaque can build up on teeth, there can be gum issues like tartar and constant buildup of bacteria may cause serious case of bad breath in your mouth causing people to get away from you. Now you can either take up the habit of brushing daily seriously or if you still suffer from the said ailments despite good oral hygiene practices, this method of oral care using natural ingredient will help you immensely.

1 The one ingredient that helps you in dental care


Poor oral hygiene is something of a bad habit that many of us carry. On being neglected, teeth not only become lose, but it gets covered in a layer of plaque and tartar from all the food we eat and then if we don’t brush or floss, it can also lead to something serious also. Not taking care of your teeth and having poor hygiene will also cause you to develop bad breath. The plaque also causes the teeth to lose their white color and may also develop cavities. But nature has an ingredient that takes care of your teeth by a very simple method. This old medicinal method has been in use for other problems like skin conditions, hormonal imbalances, infections and liver problems amongst many. That method is known as oil pulling, in which you swish some vegetable oil in your mouth like coconut oil, sesame oil and/or olive oil and that oil helps in removing the tartar, plaque and other kinds of waste from the teeth and also protects the teeth against bacteria and other harmful things. Click next for the correct procedure of oil pulling.

Coconut for dental care

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2 The procedure to perform oil pulling


It is very necessary to know the correct procedure of pulling to get the maximum effect of the procedure. You need 1-2 tablespoons of any vegetable oil (coconut oil is recommended) in your mouth and swish it around the mouth, making sure that it covers the whole mouth nicely. Keep swishing it for 20 minutes nicely in your mouth and after that spit it out and you will see the oil getting thicker and murkier than before and should be somewhere the color of creamy white. That is an indication of the mouth being cleaned thoroughly and this spit should be let out in a trashcan and not in the basin, as it contains all the bacteria and harmful elements from your mouth and remember not to swallow this spit. Now rinse the mouth with some warm water nicely and then brush your teeth with your regularly used toothpaste as before. Though it will take some time to get used to, eventually the habit will form and your mouth will be free of bad breath causing harmful bacteria and there will be no plaque left on the teeth without damaging the enamel.

perform oil pulling

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