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Coconut Oil Pulling

Postby Sam » Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:12 pm

Read about this in our local paper and it seems that people are taking coconut Oil (or sesame or olive or sunflower oil) and swishing it like mouthwash for 20 minutes. Said to whiten teeth and help pull toxins out of the body. Coconut Oil is said to be most effective as it has more microbial benefit. Anyone do this or have anything to say?
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Re: Cioconut Oil Pulling

Postby drmoss_ca » Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:28 pm

Sam, anything that mentions 'toxins' is automatically hogwash.

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Re: Cioconut Oil Pulling

Postby EL Alamein » Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:41 pm

drmoss_ca wrote:Sam, anything that mentions 'toxins' is automatically hogwash.

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Re: Cioconut Oil Pulling

Postby jww » Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:18 am

drmoss_ca wrote:Sam, anything that mentions 'toxins' is automatically hogwash.

C.

As opposed to being mouthwash .... ugh, I know, but I just couldn't resist that one. ..... ba-dum-dum! :wink:
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Re: Coconut Oil Pulling

Postby brothers » Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:46 am

Very funny!
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Re: Coconut Oil Pulling

Postby bernards66 » Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:41 pm

What Chris said, plus, I'm not swilling ANYTHING for ANY reason around in my mouth for 20 MINUTES!
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Re: Coconut Oil Pulling

Postby Squire » Fri Jun 13, 2014 8:08 pm

Hahahahaha
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Re: Cioconut Oil Pulling

Postby RueTheDay » Fri Dec 12, 2014 5:45 am

drmoss_ca wrote:Sam, anything that mentions 'toxins' is automatically hogwash.

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This + nothing antimicrobial about vegetable oils + nothing in vegetable oils that whitens teeth (you would need either a mild abrasive or bleaching agent for that).

It's literally one of the dumbest fads to come along since the magic crystals and power pyramids of the 1980's.
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Re: Coconut Oil Pulling

Postby TheMonk » Fri Dec 12, 2014 6:12 am

bernards66 wrote:What Chris said, plus, I'm not swilling ANYTHING for ANY reason around in my mouth for 20 MINUTES!
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Very very true! :D
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Re: Coconut Oil Pulling

Postby JayTrek » Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:59 pm

My wife swears by Coconut Oil. She uses it for all kinds of "remedies". That being said...That is a use she has never tried. I will choose not to tell her. I don't want her to try it.
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Re: Coconut Oil Pulling

Postby Ouchmychin » Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:33 pm

A few years ago I read that Coconut oil applied to serious skin ulcers healed them. I know holding it in the mouth sounds like a challenge but it is tasty so you could just swallow some. Might improve digestion. :roll:
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Re: Coconut Oil Pulling

Postby JayTrek » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:28 am

Ouchmychin wrote:A few years ago I read that Coconut oil applied to serious skin ulcers healed them. I know holding it in the mouth sounds like a challenge but it is tasty so you could just swallow some. Might improve digestion. :roll:


Now my wife's grandmother when she was still living drank aloe vera.
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Re: Coconut Oil Pulling

Postby brothers » Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:43 am

No doubt coconut oil has a wide variety of beneficial uses.
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