Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic method of orally swishing coconut oil between the teeth and around the gums, and is less widely known in Western cultures.

Believed by many to whiten teeth, freshen breath and increase oral health, the benefits of oil pulling may also extend to improving overall health.

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has recently been quoted in a variety of news features touting the benefits of oil pulling.

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