There is a natural health tip derived from Ayurvedic medicine which consists of performing mouthwashes in oil also called "oil print". This kind of mouthwash is very useful for oral hygiene as it cures dental problems, protects the enamel of the teeth and cleanses the intestines. Realized in the morning on an empty stomach, it neutralizes toxins in the body and has many health benefits.
The origin of mouth-to-oil baths
In Ayurveda, mouth-watering baths, called "gandush", have an important role and have been practiced for a very long time in ancient medical traditions. This practice, common in India and in Eastern Europe, is a mine of benefits for oral hygiene and to treat the alteration of the intestinal flora. The mouthwash in oil tends to detoxify the body from the oral mucous membranes and to maintain the microflora, essential to good general health.
Recall that the oral cavity is a bacterial nest (one milliliter of saliva contains about 750 milliliters of bacteria), thus the mouthwash neutralizes bacteria in the mouth, prevent plaque and formation Tartar, whiten teeth and cleanse the body. The high lipid content of the oil also helps to prevent the sugar from clinging to the tooth enamel which will be preserved by a thin fat film.
According to traditional ancestral medicines, the mouth-to-oil bath also has positive effects on the mind and soul.
The Charaka Samhita, a medical treaty considered as one of the founding texts of Ayurvedic medicine, states that "mouth-watering baths strengthen the bones of the jaw and voice - flourish the face - give more taste to food, The health of the body and heal it by extending its longevity ".
A study in Ukraine showed that some Ukrainian populations daily gargle with safflower, sunflower or groundnut oil for about 20 minutes before spitting it out. This natural, inexpensive and effective practice is considered a source of health because it treats the body entirely and prevents certain diseases. Using this method, Ukrainians believe that it would be possible to live longer.
What type of oil to use?
For this practice to be effective, it is better to use cold pressed organic oils to preserve all their properties.
Sesame oil, in particular, is antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal and allows to clean the oral mucous membranes by making gargles of ten minutes. Its combination of fatty acids, minerals and trace elements helps to neutralize bacteria. It is often used in Ayurvedic medicine because it reduces bad cholesterol, improves cardiovascular function and strengthens tooth enamel.
Organic oils of coconut, sunflower and olive can also be used but require longer mouthwashes (about twenty minutes) and provide an anti-inflammatory effect on the gums.
Method of use
To optimize the effect of this practice, it is necessary to carry out the mouthwash either in the morning on waking and on an empty stomach or in the evening before bedtime. To do this, make a mouthwash for one minute with hot water then put in the mouth a tablespoon of oil (vegetable, organic and cold pressed). Mix the oil with the saliva by closing the mouth well for ten to twenty minutes and well think to make it circulate by chewing to reach all the areas of the cavity.
At the end of the gargle, spit the oil, the mixture should be whitish with a creamy consistency (if it is yellow, it means that the cleaning was not done sufficiently effectively), then rinse the mouth 'Hot water.
If you want to start this method but you are suffering from serious and chronic illnesses, it is recommended not to exceed seven minutes of gargle.
Even if it seems a little "simple", this practice is able to cure or even cure many ailments such as headaches, bronchitis, toothache and thrombosis among others. It also makes it possible to fix the teeth a little discolored, to treat the gingivitis and to blanch the teeth. Many adepts have found after a while an improvement related to acne and intestinal disorders.