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Can You Oil Pull While Breastfeeding?

A lot of people ask, "Is it safe to oil pull while pregnant or nursing?" Before reading, please keep this in mind: before you do anything, check with your healthcare provider. But in general, oil pulling is a very gentle form of detoxing.

How does oil pulling work?

Any toxins pulled out of your mouth during oil pulling leave your mouth when you spit out the oil. This process 'skips' any toxins from taking the 'normal' path through the bloodstream. Even so, the bloodstream does not crossover into breastmilk.

What is the best oil to use?

The more pure and alkaline the oil, the better. That's why we recommend Skinny Coconut Oil. It's the only alkaline coconut oil on the market today and it's 100% pure. Coconut oil also has the effect of being naturally anti-microbial. Read our full review here.