Coconut oil pulling 101

My best friend introduced me to this many years ago. As a coconut oil lover and being game to try anything that could improve my health I gave it a ago.

Oil pulling is a traditional Ayurvedic technique used for detoxing in your mouth. It has been used for centuries as a traditional Indian remedy for numerous conditions including: tooth decay, bad breath, whitening teeth, immune system boosting, strengthening the jaw and teeth and the biggy for me, reduces inflammation and toxins throughout the body.

How does it work? As we sleep bacteria and toxins build within the mouth. Oil pulling is done first thing in the morning prior to eating, drinking or brushing. The oil pulling works by cleansing and detoxing the oral cavity. It sucks and draws out all the nasties. The antiseptic and anti bacterial coconut oil cleans up your mouth.

You take a spoonful of coconut oil, or an oil pulling tab. You can make these yourself at home. Simply gently melt some coconut...

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Happy Underarms!

Since being a teenager I have often suffered with body odour from my armpits. Over the years I have tried various deodorant, creams, sprays and roll ons with no real success. I did find one really strong deodorant which was effective however the list of ingredients would fear you.


I had read various articles about links to breast cancer or Alzheimers due to aluminium and also the parabens in most deodorants being linked to hormonal imbalances.

Our skin is one of our largest organs which can absorb chemicals straight into our blood stream so why would place chemicals on top of it. We wouldn’t dare think about eating the list of ingredients of the average deodorant but ultimately we are still placing these things in our body.


In the past few years I have been looking at ways to improve my health and live more holistically. I tried many natural deodorants but unfortunately they were not working for me.


I decided in my path to health and holistic living why...

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