Oils for oil pulling:

  1. Sesame oil Proven to have anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-anxiety, and anti-plaque effects. Rich in zinc, sesame oil is awesome for longevity and vitality. Tyrosine in sesame oil is linked to serotonin and boosting mood levels as well as relieving anxiety. Sesame oil is high in copper, known to reduce inflammation and contains chlorosesamone, an antifungal agent. It’s also effective against strep-causing bacteria.

  2. Coconut oil - Anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, and is effective against Strep, Candida and Staph. It’s also an antiseptic and makes for a wonderful cut cleaner.

  3. Sunflower oil -It has anti-plaque and beneficial gingival effects and is effective against candida.

  4. Soya bean oil, Corn oil, Rice bran oil, Palm oil - Small amounts of saturated fatty acid, i.e. lauric acid, in these oils may play a role in their antimicrobial properties.