Is the ancient Indian practice of oil pulling a cure-all or snake oil? Oil pulling, or the practice of swishing oil around your mouth every day, has roots in Ayurvedic medicine, a holistic system of medicine that developed …
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[Health Impact News] A study was published in India recently comparing the effectiveness of “oil pulling” versus chlorhexidine mouthwash in preventing bad breath and the organisms that cause it. It was a small sample size …
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Who isn’t constantly on the hunt for that miracle product, superfood, or genius habit that’ll give us perfect skin, a healthy body, and whiter teeth? (cue crickets.) However, we’ve become inundated with so many “life-changing” …
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The first thing you may think when hearing this term is, ‘What on earth is that?’ Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvdeic natural remedy for improving oral health, and improves systemic health as well. In the Ayurvedic text …
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Eh? Yay? Maybe? Intrigued? Me too. Let's talk about "oil pulling," the thing everyone and their uncle is blogging about. Like everyone cooler than you, I heard about oil pulling two centuries years ago. Duh? No, really: On …
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For almost a year now, I've been religiously Oil Pulling each morning or, as my dad so humorously calls it, “having a pull”. We’re a classy bunch in our house! After my morning meditation I come downstairs to the …
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Most people are at least aware of the idea behind eating certain foods, exercising, and avoiding toxic chemicals to maintain overall health. Indeed, consuming powerful, health-boosting foods and avoiding unhealthy junk is a …
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Okay, “oil pulling” sounds a little strange, and it really gives you no idea what it is or how it benefits you. I think they need to change the name, but so far, no one has asked me. Anyway, oil pulling has been used in …
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Image and text by Gabrielle. Oil pulling is by far the most hippie thing I’ve ever done. If you had told me 2 months ago that I was about to stop brushing my teeth, my confused response would have been something like, …
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In recent months, various news agencies, 1 social media sites and blogs have reported about the practice of "oil pulling" (swishing oil ... Science in the News is a service by the American Dental Association (ADA) to its …
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