Does Oil Pulling Really Work?

Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice where you swish oil in your mouth for a few minutes each day. But does oil pulling really work? From everything I’ve read (I have only done it once myself so far) I would have to say “yes”. But more on that later…

Let’s start off with a definition of “Ayurvedic”-maybe not everyone has heard of it. WebMD defines Ayurvedic medicine as “one of the world’s oldest holistic (whole-body) healing systems”. It was developed in India thousands of years ago and is based on the belief that health Buy CBD Oil Online and wellness depend on the balance between the mind, body, and spirit. The primary focus of this practice is to promote good health instead of fighting disease.

What are the Best Oils?

The best oil is whichever one works the best for you. As with most natural cures you have to go with what works for your body-remember, everyone’s body is different and you know yours best.

That being said, the most common oils used are:

  • Sesame
  • Sunflower
  • Coconut

You do not want to try oil pulling with olive oil or peanut oil as they have no known benefit. Sesame oil has been the most popular and most widely used, but coconut oil has been working its way up in popularity.

Whichever oil you decide to try, make sure it is all natural or organic. Next, you may need to experiment with the number of days you do it because oil pulling is not an instant cure. You may see results after your first try or you may need to do it for multiple days before you get any benefits.


First thing in the morning before you do anything else (no eating, drinking, or brushing your teeth yet), take 1 tablespoon of your oil of choice and add essential oils based on issues.

They might include, but are NOT limited to:

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