Oil Pulling – Pull Out the Toxins
Most Commonly Found: Although oil pulling came from India with its origins in Ayurveda, it is now commonly practiced by Ayurvedic practitioners throughout the world.
Stone Cold Facts: Oil pulling is a healing remedy which involves oil getting swished or held in the mouth. Its name refers to pulling away harmful toxins.
In traditional Ayurveda, gargling techniques like kavala graha and gandusha are used to treat imbalances in the various doshas. Differing from Western medicine, dosha suggestions are much more individualistic.
Depending on the season and dosha, a practitioner may choose to pull with sesame oil to combat dryness, coconut oil, sunflower oil or other forms of oil. – See more at