In ayurveda lot of importance is given to oral health for that brushing with twigs🌳 or herbal powder, tongue scraping, Kaval and gandush are suggested.
Kaval is a procedure where oil, ghee or other liquids are used to gargle it should be done on daily basis . 👍
👉Makes teeth and jaw strong. 💪
👉Prevent dental caries and plaque.
👉Prevent sensitivity of teeth when sweet or sour things eaten. 😀
👉Mouth ulcer – prevent and cure🏵️
👉Cure excessive salivation .🤤
👉Dryness of throat. 🍂
👉Helps in curing difficulty in😫 opening mouth. Heaviness of face.
👉 Dry and cracked lips .😖
👉Improve taste, treat anorexia. 😋
👉 Improves depth of voice, good for singers. 🎶📢
👉Used in Nausea. 🤮
👉Tiredness without doing anything. 🥴
👉Used in head, neck, ear, eye, throat and mouth problems.
🌼 How to do it??
After brushing teeth,1 tablespoon of oil( sesame, coconut , Irimedadi, Sandhavadi etc) taken in mouth swish it side to side ,back and front,all around in mouth for 10 -15 minutes ( not more than 20 min) then spit it and rinse mouth with warm water.
When to do it??
In morning empty stomach
What to use for kaval??
🌷In healthy condition – til oil,
coconut oil or Ayurvedic oil.
🌷In burning sensation – milk or ghee
🌷In mouth ulcer – honey 🍯
🌷In sliminess – honey, warm water or Triphala water.
🌷Different Herbal decoctions also used according to requirement.
* If someone is habitual of doing oil pulling then I suggest them to use Ayurvedic oil for oil pulling instead of plain oil.