Sesame seeds and sesame oil have been used as a medicine for thousands of years. According to Ayurveda, there is no better or more therapeutic oil than sesame. It has been documented as a food and medicine in ancient Egypt, Babylon, Rome and India. Almost all Ayurvedic massage oils are a blend of sesame oil […]
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Learn Ayurvedic techniques for dental health and hygiene. A holistic perspective of dental health encompasses lifestyle, diet and herbal support for optimally healthy teeth and gums.
Perhaps you have heard of it: the Ayurvedic technique of swishing oil in your mouth for 10-20 minutes daily that claims to deliver a litany of health benefits. The web is chock-full of stories claiming amazing results from this seemingly innocuous procedure. It seems implausible that swishing oil in the mouth could benefit one’s joint, […]
I never thought I would be reporting on the benefits of chewing gum, as I have never been a big fan of it. That said, the research on a common sweetener found in some chewing gum and toothpaste brands is compelling! Not only has this sweetener been shown to prevent dental cavities (caries), it has […]