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Using coconut, sesame, and other oils to heal chronic conditions, strengthen the immune system, and prevent illness
• Details the process of oil pulling, including when to do it, how long to swish the oil in your mouth, and other oral care techniques that complement it
• Explains the health benefits of 10 different cold-pressed oils, including sesame, coconut, and pumpkin seed, allowing you to choose the best oil for your needs
• Includes a step-by-step 7-day detox plan and information on additional detox techniques that enhance the benefits of oil pulling
Oil pulling is much more than an oral cleansing method. Originating in the ancient healing systems of Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine, where it is well known that “disease begins in the mouth,” this simple health practice triggers detoxification and healing throughout the entire body. The mouth and tongue are home to bacteria, fungus, and many toxins from the rest of the body. Oil pulling not only cleanses the mouth and tongue, preventing harmful bacteria and toxins from entering the bloodstream, it also triggers enzyme production in the digestive tract, which in turn activates cleansing processes throughout the entire body. Practiced daily, oil pulling leads to better dental and gum health, a stronger immune system, detoxification of major organs including the intestines, lungs, and liver, and healing from many conditions caused by internal toxins and chronic inflammation.
In this practical guide, Birgit Frohn details the simple process of oil pulling, including when to do it, how long to swish the oil in your mouth, and other oral care techniques that complement it, such as tongue scraping. She explains the specific health benefits of 10 different cold-pressed oils that can be used in oil pulling, from traditional sesame oil to vitamin-packed pumpkin seed oil to highly popular coconut oil, allowing you to choose the best oil for your needs. She also reveals the vast number of ailments that can be healed and prevented by regular oil pulling practice, including: • Acne • Allergies • Canker sores • Arthritis • Eczema • Flu and Colds • Sinus infections and Bronchitis • Cavities and Gingivitis • Headaches and Migraines • Constipation • And many more . . .
Frohn also explores additional detox techniques that enhance the benefits of oil pulling and concludes with a step-by-step 7-day detox plan for those who want to maximize the effects of oil pulling and accelerate their return to better health.
Birgit Frohn has a degree in biology with an emphasis on human genetics and pharmacology from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in Germany. A scientific journalist and medical writer, she has published many articles in medical journals and authored more than 50 books in German. She lives in Hamburg and Munich, Germany.
Table of Contents
The Long Tradition of Oil Pulling
Ayurveda--the Mother of Medicine and Oil Pulling
The Five Elements and the Three Types
The Five Treatments for Maintaining Health
Gandusha--the Ayurvedic Practice of Oil Pulling
Oil Swishing for Health
Oil Pulling for Body, Mind, and Spirit Regular Cleansing Boosts Our Health
The Body’s Cleaning Crews
The Body’s Trash Dump
The Adverse Effects of Old Waste Deposits Healthy on All Levels
The Oral Mucosae
How Oil Pulls Harmful Substances from the Body
The Connection between the Body and the Teeth
Defusing the “Time Bombs” in Our Mouths
An Essential Component of Holistic Healing Oil Pulling Is Not a Panacea
Should I Pull Oil?
A Health Issues Checklist
Five Minutes a Day for Your Well-Being
Once Daily--Your Cure
When Should I Pull Oil?
Pull and Swish Vigorously
Do Not Swallow
Out with the Bad
How Long before I See Results?
Your Tongue and Your Health
You Might Feel Worse at First
The Various Kinds of Oils
Health by the Spoonful
Use Only Cold-Pressed Oils
Pumpkin Seed Oil
Wheat Germ Oil
Complementary Detoxification Techniques
The Importance of Good Dietary Habits
The Acid-Alkaline Balance
Foods That Detoxify
Give Your Body a Time-Out
Detoxify with Delight
Your Seven-Day Detoxification Plan Other Ways to Detoxify Naturally