3 – Is coconut oil good for your teeth?
Researchers have revealed that the growth of the acid-producing bacterium Streptococcus mutans found in the mouth, and a major cause of tooth decay, is inhibited by coconut oil.2✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
Coconut oil that has been digested is capable of attacking the bacteria that can cause tooth decay. According to scientists, it’s a natural antibiotic which could also be integrated into commercially made dental hygiene products.3✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
Is coconut oil pulling safe?
How to oil pull with coconut oil?
- It’s best to oil pull first thing in the morning before eating or drinking anything.
- Place 1 to 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in your mouth.
- Gently swish the oil in your mouth for 10 to 20 minutes, making sure it gets between your teeth. Do not swallow any of the oil.
- Spit the oil out into the toilet.
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