Oil Pulling

Also known as “Gandusha” or “Kavalagraha”

  • Daily Routine/Lifestyle
  • Warm Sesame/coconut oil – gargle or “swish” it in the mouth for a few minutes. Best done in the mornings, before eating or drinking anything. Before brushing.
  • Used for cleaning the mouth. Draws out toxins from the body/stomach.
  • 2-3 tbsp of oil to ½ fill the mouth. Best done for 5 minutes as saliva mixes with the oil.
  • Then split out. Brush as normal.
  • Post oil pulling the color of the oil changes to off white.


  • Best anti-aging routines
  • Heals receding gums prevents Bad Breath, reduces teeth sensitivity
  • Reduces fine lines + wrinkles. Prevents dark circles + puffiness around the eyes.
  • Helps insomnia, tinnitus, facial palsy + dry eyes
  • Also helpful for lower back ache, sciatica, constipation, irregular periods + dysmenorrhea.

When not to:

  • Pregnancy
  • Breast facing
  • Postnatal period
  • Post operative phase

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