🌱 KAVAL (Oil PULLING )- it’s benefits and procedure.

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 .🤤
👉Dry mouth🌻.
👉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 or
coconut 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.

Published by Dr. Amrita Sharma

I am an ayurvedic practitioner with experience of more than a decade, I have worked with best ayurvedic companies and now with the purpose of reaching out people to make them aware about ayurveda which is not just a system of treatment but a way of living to remain healthy

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