Have you heard of it? Do you do it? I tried it for a week. At first all I wanted to do was vomit. The thought of swishing around toxins in my mouth was too much for me. But, I actually saw results.
So if you are wondering, what the heck is oil pulling? It is when you take 1-2 teaspoons of coconut oil and gently swish it around your mouth for 20 minutes. Now, the 20 minutes was hard for me. I pushed for 5 the first few days. I can now do 10 minutes no problem. I cannot get to 20 minutes, but I am working my way up. When you first put the oil in your mouth, you have to sort-of chew it. Once your spit mixes with it, you start swishing. Don’t think about it, just do it.
Then you spit it out in the trash. Do not spit in your sink, because it is an oil, and it will harden. I always had to use a tongue scraper afterwards. I think my mucus just comes out and covers my tongue. So gross! Then I brush. I try not to eat for about an hour. I read that you don’t want any toxins in you stomach.
Overall, it was easy to do, but I haven’t made it to 20 minutes. I do swish gently so that my jaw doesn’t get too tired. I see the results after 1 week.
I definitely see a difference. I will keep it up for a month, and then let ya’ll see the results.
The coconut oil I purchased was from Amazon. Link here.