When it comes to beauty procedures, products or treatments, I really will try anything. (Seriously -- I once used a serum on my face that smelt like pee.) So when a friend sent me an article on the latest craze -- "oil pulling" -- I was …
Oil pulling, also known as kavala graha or gandusha, is the Ayurvedic practice of using oil to cleanse the skin or teeth. You’re probably wondering how that’s possible, since we usually use water for cleansing, and not oil. Oil versus water. …
ABC News' Becky Worley reports: I started noticing lots of Facebook posts about something that sounded so weird it couldn't be real: gargling with oil! And not just a quick "swish swish spit." Twenty minutes of gargling. It's called oil
When I wake up in the morning, I stumble into my kitchen, plunge a spoon into a jar of solidified coconut oil and scoop it into my mouth. I soften the oil with my tongue and swish it around, pushing and pulling it between my teeth for …
Coconut oil also helps to treat tooth decay and plaque. To do this, you can make …
Looking for a more tolerable alternative to coconut oil? John Douillard's LifeSpa sells bottles of Swish Oil Pulling Therapy for $16.99. This mixture blends organic coconut and sesame oil with turmeric and a dash of peppermint oil to make it …
Whiter teeth, healthier gums, and clearer skin are some of the promised results that have so many people jumping on the oil-pulling bandwagon Oil-pulling, a practice that dates back thousands of years and has roots in Ayurvedic …
Coconut oil pulling is one of the best ways to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums! It has taken quite some time, but oil pulling has finally gained some popularity in the United States. Used primarily in Ayurvedic …
It’s an odd morning hygiene ritual but one that Pastrich has come to rely on. Shailene Woodley says oil pulling has beauty benefits.George Pimentel/Getty “I have very white teeth, but now they’re even whiter,” she says. “I’ve also used …
I love it when I learn new things from the comments people leave on my site. About two weeks ago, I wrote an article about coconut oil – a super healthy tropical oil. A few people commented that they use coconut oil for something called oil