Xylitol looks and tastes just like sugar. The difference is that sugar has a destructive effect on the body and is acid forming, while xylitol helps build immunity and is alkaline enhancing. It is good for your teeth, stabilises insulin and hormone levels and promotes good health. Despite its’ chemical sounding name, Xylitol is … Continue reading Xylitol and oral health
Mukhwas for oral malodour.....try saying that ten times. No, it’s not something you wear on your feet. Mukh, meaning mouth and Vas, meaning smell, mukhwas are an East Indian, after dinner snack. Eating 1 teaspoon after a meal can help digestion as well as freshen your mouth. There are numerous mixtures and different ways to … Continue reading Mukhwas for oral malodour & good digestion
Oil pulling is an alternative health practice that involves the swishing of sesame, coconut or sunflower oil, in the mouth. It is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that helps detoxify the body. The swishing activates enzymes that draw out toxins. Scientific studies show that it also supports oral health by reducing the amount of streptococcus mutans, … Continue reading Have you oil-pulled today?
Green tea has been a popular beverage in Asia for over 4000 years. Chinese and Japanese medicines embrace the belief that green tea consumption aids in curing disease and healing wounds. A recent study, published in the journal of periodontology, indicates that regular intake of Green tea might actually help fight against periodontal disease. Periodontal … Continue reading Green tea for healthy gums and teeth