oil pulling- I am 71 years old, neck hurt since I was 12 yr. havent slept with a pillow for 31 years. the first week my neck stopped hurting, and slept with a pillow, second week i gave up my heating pad that i used for 40 years.
I have been practising OP for the past 4 months and the benefits I get are much more. First of all, my oral health has become very well that my bad teeth are trying to behave good! Secondly, my periods have become more regular, with less problems. There is a pleasant sensation in the mouth always, appetite is good which satiates with less amount of food, and am able to do more work now more vigorously. I don't know if it is a psycological bend of mind after having read abt.OP, I do have a positive attitude towards life now a days. I will definitely come back after a few more months giving fresh status.
My co-worker has breast cancer. She had surgery in May 2006 and had a breast removed and reconstructive surgery. She has undergone chemotherapy and is now on a trial of Herceptin. Her treatments are every two weeks. She looks so weak and run down and is always tired. She is moody and very irritable. Would oil pulling be of benefit to her? I have received such great results myself from oil pulling. I have a large fibroid tumor and suffered lower back pain and pressure in the pelvic area. What I like about oil pulling, you do not have to wait long to feel or see results. I still have the large fibroid but am pain-free. I oil pull twice a day for about 20 minutes.
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Posted by Sweet (P.O.S., Trinidad, W.I.) on 04/02/2007
On 1/3/07 I gave feedback on OP & promised an update: Mom changed her daily routine only by adding OP... varicose veins (legs) are noticeably smaller; Aunty Y. is relieved... the intensifying pain in her heel has lessened (no more limping); Navindra, my friend, has been getting rid of mucus effortlessly and gives credit to OP. Others have no definite result to contribute (not yet). In addition to OP, I've been using other remedies from this site, eg. molasses, ACV, etc. I'm incorporating these methods and generally feel healthier. Blessings to all. **Sweet**
Posted by Amber (El Paso, TX) on 03/30/2007
I've been oil pulling for 5 days now. I've noticed increased energy and I'm sleeping better. I have also had a loose tooth ever since my braces were removed a few years ago. The tooth has stabilized within the last 5 days!! Truly amazing! Also, my skin which is prone to acne has cleared up considerably. My junk food cravings have also greatly diminished.
Posted by Lisa (Lilburn, GA) on 03/26/2007
I've been using this method for almost 3 years with great success. The biggest benefit was an end to sinus headaches and migraines. I only swish about 2-3 times a week now and it keeps my gums very healthy. I have new tissue growing where I had gingivitis before.
Posted by Dan (Sacramento, CA) on 03/18/2007
About two weeks ago I was taking my inhaler about twice a day (two puffs total since I don't like using the inhaler in the first place). Then I started Oil-Pulling. You can draw your own conclusions. But all I can say is that the very next day I stopped having to use my inhaler. I didn't experience an immediate throwing-up of mucus. But what I did experience is a gradual coughing-up of mucus all throughout the day. Another thing that I've experienced at least twice is what happens if my chest becomes tight. Usually when my chest tightens it'll stay that way and gradually get worse until I take my inhaler.
What I'm seeing is that when my chest tightens , I'll go through maybe a three hour period where I'll slowly begin to cough-up mucus until my chest is clear again. I have NEVER experienced my chest clearing-up all by itself after it has tightened. I've ALWAYS had to take medicine in order to get relief. During that time, my nose was stuffed a lot of the time. Since I've been OP-ing, it hasn't been. I can only conclude that it must due to the Oil-Pulling.
Posted by Katie (Olympia, WA) on 03/07/2007
I started oil pulling about 4 days ago. It sounded crazy to me, but with such outrageous testimonials, I decided to give it a try. I've always had slight yellow tinted teeth, and so far they are a bit whiter (I've officially pulled 5 times now). But my biggest thing that I am so excited about - on 4 of my bottom teeth, at the base of the gums I had bad decay stains. It looked so ugly to me and I've been really self conscious about it for years. Well, after the first 3 pulls they are 80% gone. My dentist had told me that there was nothing he could do for them. But I guess he didn't know about oil pulling! My hair is also much softer and fuller and my skin is feeling much more supple and moisturized. I'm excited to see what changes in the next month or so!
Posted by Sameer (New Delhi, India) on 02/23/2007
My wife has a painful shoulder since about 3 months, one of friends told me about OP and then I saw your site and feedbacks. My wife has done OP for lst 2 days and as mentioned on your site an existing problem could be aggravated. Today her pain in the shoulder is really bad and we take it as a positive sign. Let's see and I would like to keep all of you here posted about it. Any comments or guidance is welcome,Thanks.
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Posted by John (Elgin, OR) on 02/11/2007
Since I have been doing oil pulling, I have developed mouth sores two times now. The first one I developed looked like a boil. It was very painful. I finally brushed it very hard with a tooth brush. It bled profusely when brushing teeth. I quit brushing the area and after a long time it finally healed up. I mentioned it to my dentist and he took a photograph of it. He was puzzled as to what it was. I'm wondering if this couldn't be crud coming out from the oil pulling. The site of this sore was on the roof of my mouth. Now I have developed another sore on the upper left side of my mouth just above a tooth. This also bleeds profusely when brushed. It's not as painful as the first sore. Please advise.
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Boston, Ma, Usa
Posted by Mary (Nevada City, CA) on 02/06/2007
This winter my asthma came back - but not quite as badly as last year. I came back to your site and found oil pulling. What an amazing thig! I was waking up each night needing to cough - but the oil pulling allowed me to cough up mucus in a gentle way - I have been doing the oil for 3-4 weeks and the progress has been steady. Interestingly, I felt the oil pulling clear my sinuses fist - and I didn't think I really had a problem with that. The lungs have been more gradual - but there is definite progress and I don't need the inhaler unless I exercise too hard. The oil pulling was creating such a cleanse in me that in the first week i was feeling very tired and out of sorts. The I decided to do ACV -that was like a miracle - I was no longer tired. My feeling is that the oil pulling pulls toxins out from deeply stored areas of the body - but once the toxins are circulating - the ACV helps to flush them out. The same thing thing happened for my daughter... A side benefit of the ACV is that my blood pressure went down more than 20 points. I do think the ACV is also helpful for the asthma - I also find it very hlpful to take 1 teaspoon of turmeric in a bit of hot water or coffee each morning - with milk and honey to taste - this also helps the asthma very much - and I hope it will help create a longer ter cure...
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Posted by Bob (Northridge, CA) on 02/03/2007
After using it for a month I did feel better and I was spared the flu when all around me were sick, however it didn't cure my psoriasis is there something- I've had it for a few years.
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San Antonio, Tx
Posted by J. (Charlotte, NC) on 12/04/2006
I have been doing the oil pulling for three days and have seen increasing improvement in teeth whitening as well as gums are no longer bleeding. I also have my husband swishing and a few friends and we are excited and waiting for results to report back. I love your website and find the information most informative and hopeful.
Posted by Jackie (Sioux Falls, SD) on 11/27/2006
I have been oil pulling for about a month now. I was noticing signs that my gums were receeding. My gums have actually stopped receeding and my dentist told me that my gums have never looked healthier. I no longer have any bleeding of my gums when I brush my teeth. My teeth are noticabley whiter