Nature’s Shield, Black Sesame Oil 500ml

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Nature’s Shield black sesame oil is “Wild-crafted and sustainable and is Cold-press extracted”, for preservation of its naturally derived qualities

Ingredients: 100 % Natural Black Sesame seed oil.

Description: Black Sesame oil, regarded in India as the ‘Queen of Oils’, is a versatile oil which can be used for oral care, skin, hair-care and cooking.

Uses: Massage body or gums, mouth/teeth oil pulling hygiene, body works, hair and scalp care, cooking, frying, salad dressings.

  1. Mouth wash “Oil Pulling” (then discard) reduces and removes harmful bacteria, parasites and toxins from your mouth. An unhealthy balance of bacteria in the mouth in particular “Streptococcus mutans” contributes to tooth decay, bad breath, and destroys supporting bone and gums, leading to gum disease and eventually tooth loss and eventual  poor health in the body.
  2. Sesame is richer in calcium and magnesium than milk.
  3. A staple ingredient in Asian cooking and Ayurvedic system, black sesame seed oil is an amazing gift from nature.
  4. Rich in sesamin and sesamolin.
  5. Applied lightly to areas of the skin affected by pimples cause by streptococcus. 
  6. Rubbed on a baby’s bottom, it soothes dry skin.  Similarly it gives a soothing shield when  dealing with dry, cold weather.
  7. Traditionally used to massage babies daily.

Oil-Pulling Reduces The Amount Of Harmful Bacteria In The Mouth

According to clinical trials, oil pulling with sesame oil reduces Streptococcus mutans, a significant contributor 

Some benefits that come with reducing the amount of harmful bacteria in the mouth are protection from 

  • Diseases of the gums and supporting bone, such as gingivitis and periodontal disease.
  • Tooth decay.
  • Dry lips, mouth and throat.
  • Bad breath.

It also strengthens of the teeth, gums and jaw.

Note that almost all of the studies showing beneficial results with oil pulling used sesame oil as the oil of choice.

Oil-Pulling Therapy Likely Benefits Overall Health

An extraordinary amount of research has been conducted to determine the link between oral and systemic health. The mouth is the gateway to the rest of the body and there is no denying that poor oral hygiene is linked to other health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and stroke. Therefore, treating the underlying cause of poor oral health may also help with the management and prevention of other chronic conditions.

How To Oil Pull, simply:

Swish with 1 to 2 tablespoons of sesame oil in your mouth for 15-20 minutes. 

If 15-20 minutes is too long for you, simply start with a shorter time and work up to the full duration. 

While swishing, gently pull and push the liquid in and out between your teeth, making sure to coat your entire mouth. 

For best results, tongue scrape before the practice of oil pulling, immediately  after you wake up in the morning, before consuming any water or food or brushing your teeth.  Do this at least 3 times per week. When finished, spit the oil out into paper and/or into the bin, then you may rinse with water, then brush your teeth. 

For young children try massaging the oil into the teeth and gums with a clean finger or fingers for a few minutes then have them spit it out. 

Important NOTE spit the used oil into the bin and do not swallow.  Spitting the oil into a sink can potentially clog the drain. 

As you swish the oil will be collecting toxins, bacteria and parasites. Because of this, it is not advisable to swallow the oil after swishing /or oil pulling.

Oil pulling is proving to be one of the most effective holistic approaches to oral health. This ancient and low cost remedy is preferable to using chemicals and manufactures mouth washes which may do more harm than good. Try it!

 

Storage: Store in a cool, dry place, away from

direct sunlight.

 

References

Asokan, S., Kumar, R. S., Emmadi, P., Raghuraman, R., & Sivakumar, N. (2011). Effect of oil pulling on halitosis and microorganisms causing halitosis: A randomized controlled pilot trial. Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, 29(2), 90.

Asokan, S., Rathan, J., Muthu, M. S., Rathna, P. V., & Emmadi, P. (2008). Effect of oil pulling on Streptococcus mutans count in plaque and saliva using Dentocult SM Strip mutans test: a randomized, controlled, triple-blind study. Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, 26(1), 12.

Asokan, S., Emmadi, P., & Chamundeswari, R. (2009). Effect of oil pulling on plaque induced gingivitis: A randomized, controlled, triple-blind study. Indian Journal of Dental Research, 20(1), 47.

Singh, A., & Purohit, B. (2011). Tooth brushing, oil pulling and tissue regeneration: A review of holistic approaches to oral health. Journal of Ayurveda and integrative medicine, 2(2), 64.

Demmer RT, Desvarieux M. Periodontal infections and cardiovascular disease: The heart of the matter. JADA October 2006;137(Supplement 2):14S-20S. Accessed September 20, 2011. (PDF)

2. Mealey BL. Periodontal disease and diabetes: A two-way street. JADA October 2006;137(Supplement 2):26S-31S. Accessed September 26, 2011. (PDF)