Book Review: Oil Pulling Therapy – Detoxifying & Healing The Body Through Oral Cleansing by Dr. Bruce Fife

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Zy Marquiez
March 5, 2017

What is oil pulling?  Simply put, oil pulling is putting a spoonful of oil in your mouth and swishing the oil around, anywhere from a few minutes to twenty minutes.  After finishing, you then proceed to spit out the oil making sure not to swallow it.  That last part is integral, because all the toxins that leave your mouth will become part of the swished components that have seeped from your mouth after oil pulling, and you sure as heck don’t want that entering your system.

Oil pulling itself goes back a few thousand years.  In fact, it has its origins in Ayurvedic medicine in India, if not before.  Ancient Ayurvedic medical texts outlined this practice, and the practitioners found out that rinsing the mouth with vegetable oil ‘not only cleanses the mouth but restores health to the body.  In fact, this process is said to cure a few dozen system diseases.[1]

Because of those facts, Oil Pulling Therapy – Detoxifying & Healing The Body Through Oral Cleansing by Dr. Bruce Fife is a very important, and underrated book.

The reason Oil Pulling Therapy is important is because it gets at the heart of the matter regarding disease: the mouth.  Being a mirror to our bodies, if you have dismal dental health then you are undoubtedly going to experience a kaleidoscope of health problems.

Some of the conditions that are helped by oil pulling are acne, allergies, arthritis, asthma, back pain and neck pain, bad breath, bronchitis, chronic fatigue, colitis, crohn’s disease, constipation, dental cavities, dermatitis, diabetes, eczema, hypertension, hemorrhoids, insomnia, migraine headaches, mucous congestions, peptic ulcers, PMS, periodontal disease, bleeding gums, sinusitis, and tooth abscess.[2]

To continue along the same lines, an incisive passage in the book follows:

“In addition to the above-mentioned conditions, medical studies have indicated that the following can also be directly related to oral health and may respond to oil pulling therapy: Acidosis, Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome [ARDS], Athrosclerosis, Blood Disorders, Brain Abscess, Cancer, Emphysema, Gallbladder Disease, Gout, Heart Disease, Hyperglycemia, Infertility, Kidney Disease, Liver Disease, Meningitis, Nerve Disorders, Osteoporosis, Paget’s Disease, Pneumonia, Preeclampsia, Preterm/Low Birth Weight Babies, Psychotic Episodes, Stroke, Toxic Shock Syndrome, and many types of infectious disease.”[3]

Many people will instantly think, “But how is it possible that oil pulling can help so much?”  Excellent question.  As alluded to before, the mouth is the gateway to the body, and if the mouth exhibits poor dental health, so will the body.  Since the mouth is a breeding ground for all types of germs, it’s easy to see how these germs, if allowed to remain in the mouth, “can migrate to other parts of the body, cause infections, and alter body chemistry, leading the way to any number of infectious and degenerative conditions.”[4]

For me, personally, there have been quite a few benefits of oil pulling.  As someone whose oil pulled for nigh 3 years, it’s helped my health quite a bit.  Not only do my teeth feel clean, but they are also whiter. Additionally, I don’t experience the pain in my gums that used to happen in the past.  Although I can’t prove it, I do believe myself that oil pulling has also helped me tackle issues with Candida that have taken place in the past.  Furthermore, my regularly scheduled headaches went away, my gums don’t ache when biting foods and are much firmer and healthier, and also don’t experience allergies as much.

The great part about oil pulling is that it’s not only one of the most simplest methods to aid health, but also has nigh no side effects when compared to prescription drugs, which have many.  In fact, properly taken, FDA approved prescription drugs cause over 100,000 deaths yearly.  That’s certainly something you’ll never hear of coconut oil!  That’s a whole ‘nother can of worms however.

In addition, oil pulling, unlike brushing your teeth, gets into many crevices that the brush won’t get into.  This is because “brushing only reaches 60 percent of the surfaces of your teeth, leaving plague in hard-to-reach areas such as in-between teeth.”[5]

Ironically, although benefits of oil pulling go back a few thousand years, it is rarely known to most people.  That’s an intriguing conundrum, except when one realizes that modern medicine goes by the adage that for every ill there is a pill, then you start to see why oil pulling goes against the grain as the system pushes for pills, rather than lifestyle changes and as well as dietary changes.  These changes, ironically, are on par with what our ancestors did, which is why they were vastly healthier than we are as a ‘modern’ society nowadays.

All things considered, oil pulling is one of the cheapest, cost-effective, safe, and efficient ways to take control of one’s health.  Individuals of all ages can do this.   The question isn’t why SHOULD you do it, the question is, why NOT?  But don’t believe me, do your own research, and you will see the effects.
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Sources:

[1] Dr. Bruce Fife, Oil Pulling Therapy – Detoxifying & Healing The Body Through Oral Cleansing, p. 86.
[2] Ibid., p. 12.
[3] Ibid., pp. 11-12.
[4] Ibid., pp. 89-90.
[5] Ibid., p. 18.
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Root Canals Lead To Long Term Health Issues

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Dr. Thomas Levy
December 12, 2016

Dr. Thomas Levy discusses the risk people incur with having or leaving a root canal. Find out what he says can happen and why, if that isn’t removed and why it continues to be a potential danger if left in your mouth over the long term.

The Worst Thing About Mercury Fillings Is…

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August 29, 2016

So many people have mercury fillings in their mouths for years, if not decades. What is the potential risk with that long term exposure? Ramiel Nagel discusses this and explains what he thinks the worst thing about mercury fillings is. He also discusses some other potential risks from what he calls unneeded dental procedures.

Dr. Mercola and Charlie Brown Discuss Issues Behind Dental Mercury

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Dr. Mercola
August 22, 2016

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/art… Natural health expert and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph Mercola interviews Charlie Brown, president of Consumers for Dental Choice and former attorney general for West Virginia.

The Ultimate Antibiotic: Oregano…Why You Should Get Some Now To Help Protect You During Hard Times

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Isabelle Z.
June 10, 2016

Antibiotics have been getting a lot of bad press lately – and for good reason. Besides their many harmful effects, they are vastly over-prescribed, and are leading to the evolution of deadly superbugs that can’t be killed. This is leading many people to seek out natural alternatives, and one of the best herbs that boasts antibiotic properties is oregano.

If you’ve ever wondered how people survived before modern medicine, the answers can be found growing in the world’s mountains, forests and jungles. Native to the Mediterranean, oregano oil was first used for medicinal purposes in ancient Greece, where it was noted for its antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal properties. While some people only know it as a spice for pizza and other Italian dishes, it remains a popular treatment today, and can be used for a number of problems, including colds and flu, arthritis, ear infections, sore throat, diarrhea, tuberculosis and rashes, to name just a few.

Antibiotics and antioxidants in one

Oregano oil is a lot more potent than the dried version, but both carry health benefits. According to the USDA, oregano’s antioxidant capacity is somewhere between three and 20 times higher than all other herbs, and it’s believed to have four times the antioxidants of blueberries.

In one recent study, oregano easily beat the 18 antibiotics that are currently used in treating MRSA staph infections. It has also proven effective to treat norovirus. This food-borne illness is notoriously difficult to treat, but the carvacrol found in oregano can break down the virus’s tough external walls.

It has also been shown to help expedite the death of cancer cells, which means it shows some promising potential for cancer treatment.

Conditions that can be helped by oregano

Respiratory issues: Oregano oil can treat problems such as bronchitis, sinusitis, pneumonia and asthma. It can also get rid of sinus buildup.

Digestive problems: Oil of oregano can be used to treat food poisoning, which makes it a useful oil to carry when traveling. It can also be used to combat ulcers, bacterial infections and parasites.

Pain relief: Some people use the oil externally for muscle soreness and pain relief, and it’s particularly soothing for joint pain thanks to its warming properties. It should be mixed with a base oil first to avoid skin irritation.

Oral health: Oregano oil contains thymol, which is used in mouthwashes to fight bad breath, plaque and bacteria. Add a few drops to your toothbrush and brush away the bacteria!

Allergies:
The oil has antimicrobial and antiviral properties that can help the body fight against external allergens.

Immunity: If you want to boost your body’s defenses against sore throats and colds, take two or three drops daily mixed into water or juice.

Congestion: Oregano oil can be diluted in a carrier oil or lotion and then applied to the chest area to relieve congestion. You can also add a few drops of the essential oil to a handkerchief and inhale it to relieve nasal congestion.

Dandruff: A few drops of oregano oil can be added to shampoo to help eliminate dandruff, or it can be mixed with coconut oil to create an anti-dandruff scalp massage oil.

As you can see, oregano’s many healing properties make it ideal for tackling a number of different conditions. The next time one of these issues is plaguing you, why not give oregano oil a try? You could save yourself from taking medications that have some very scary side effects, and you might even be able to avoid taking antibiotics! Oregano is just one of many herbs that Big Pharma doesn’t want you to realize works just as well as its own toxic medications, but with none of the adverse effects.

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You Won’t Believe How Your Health Can Be Traced to Dental Health

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Can health issues in different parts of your body be traced back to your oral or dental health? Dr. Isaac Eliaz says this is definitely the case, and that very often, the patient may not even know there is an issue in the mouth. Find out how an unknown infection can be causing problems in other organs or systems in the body. You won’t believe how your overall health can be traced to your dental health