If you follow our blog, you are more than aware that think think oil pulling is awesome and something akin to a miracle when it comes to naturally whitening your teeth, and improving your oral hygiene. What you might not know is that oil pulling has a tonne of other health benefits.
It’s really good for your hair, detoxing your body, fighting off colds, but if you need even more reasons to try oil pulling, we’ve got a few more for you.
Here are even MORE amazing reasons to try oil pulling.
Four Health Benefits of Oil Pulling
1. Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome: better known as TMJ, or TMJ syndrome, it is a chronic condition that is caused by an injury to the teeth or jaw and can lead to the misalignment of the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding, poor posture, stress and arthritis. Oil pulling helps with TMJ by both exercising the jaw as you swish and removing toxins from your mouth before they can make their way into your body by way of your digestive system. Detoxing the body in this way prevents the painful inflammation that characterizes TMJ.
2. Eczema, Acne & Skin Conditions: As you rid your body of toxins with oil pulling, another great benefit is improving skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, acne and more. Swishing just a few times per week can drastically improve the appearance and vitality of your skin.
3. Headaches & Migraines: Recent studies have shown that tension headaches and migraines are caused by a build-up of toxins in your body. As nasty bacteria finds its way into your body, it irritates your nervous system which has been linked to severe headaches and migraines. Oil pulling removes bacteria and toxins from your body before they become a problem. If you suffer from persistent headaches or chronic migraines, oil pulling can help.
5. Promotes Kidney & Liver Function: A major function of your kidney and liver is removing toxins from your body and flushing them from your system. Oil pulling is like a vacation for your liver and kidneys because it removes bacteria and toxins from your body so that they never make their way through you body in the first place.
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