Oil pulling with coconut oil has worked very well for me in that regard.
Thanks! I have been brushing my teeth with coconut oil (so it is not really the oil pulling technique, but still...) for 5 months now, but my teeth are very clean, but yellowish - not as white as I want them to be.
Sure it's not being consume as a food stuff, but the trouble with oil, especially when pulling, is that it's pretty easy to allow some to trickle down the throat + the interior of the mouth has a very absorbent lining. And we don't support such fractionated incomplete foods here. Oil of any type is just about 100% pure fat.
I've heard that rubbing on cut strawberries or the inside of a banana peel can yield results. Also if there's a grainy film on the teeth, sometimes some gentle scrubbing with a little hand towel can take off what a toothbrush normally can't.
Hey Windlord! Thanks for your reply. I have been thinking about this myself. When I brush teeth I use only a drop of coconut oil and I am very careful of not swallowing, but... yeah, I guess some might go down my throat. :( However, I have never thought it could actually be absorbed through the mouth lining as well.
I also use coconut oil for taking shower and as hair masque. Do you think there is "danger" there as well?
I know Free and Harley have mentioned that the only thing oil is good for is massages :)
So I think you'll be fine with external use. Does the coco oil come out easily again from your hair when washed?
I've also heard that fresh avocado makes a good hair conditioner as well.
Great, than I can still use oil for my skin.
Yes, it takes off pretty well...
I also heard that about avocado.
I've tried this for 6 months on my yellow teeth. Zero / Nada /Zilch results.
Motoman... :( I was so excited about this Kati's method and now I read your comment... :(
Hey Marina ... just relaying my experience. I was doing it REGULARLY for four months and then sparodically over the last two months as enthusiasm waned. Understand, I've been around the sun 49 times and have teeth that reflect that (coffee / wine yadda yadda) ... and so I think my situation is far removed from 16yr old Kati (she's done a couple of AWESOME 811 vids just fyi!!) ... BUT let me tell you what was a real mindbleep!!! ... is that I swore for the first few weeks that my teeth were getting whiter and was checking them in mirror etc all excited!!! ... this was a COMPLETE placebo thing going on ... it was a trip!!! I now relegate this to 100% 'wives tale' imo. Maybe has something to do with my age yadda yadda.
Anyways ... next I'm going to try the Turmeric powder/paste that a guy was kind enuf to suggest here!! Best of luck, and would be great to read of your experience with this! cheers
No worries! Let us know how Turmeric works for u!
Thanks Kati Sharp! This is great, I love to use food as cosmetic. I am looking forward to try it.