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Product Review: Infinity Pro – Shamballa bracelet ion bands and magnetic jewelry – holistic healing *

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The Infinity Pro Ionic Shamballa style Bracelet!

Silicone bracelets look damn cool but aren’t the flashiest things to wear when you want to dress up for a night out!

Nicknamed “Sparkle Sparkle” these style of bracelets are all the rage at the moment with some of the worlds hottest celebrities wanting to give their wrists a little extra “je ne sais quoi”!

From hip hop Mogul Jay-Z to Hollywood legend Lindsay Lohan – everyone who’s anyone is wearing these.

Each individual bead is made from a special blend of tourmaline and clay to give the bracelets an ion output of around 2000 negative ions putting them in the same league as our extremely powerful ionic silicone wristbands.

We’ve ensured our Shamballa style bracelets are constructed to an extremely high standard so while they might not carry the heavy price tag of some designer brands, they’re sure to impress with their higher than average crystal count and soft, comfortable cord – which you won’t find on cheaper versions!

The Infinity Pro Ionic Shamballa Bracelet releases approximately 2500 negative ions per second per cm3.

Watch the test video below for proof of this bracelets ion output. Tested using a COM3010 Pro professional ion testing machine.

Due to strict advertising guidelines we aren’t allowed to make any health claims regarding our products.

This is the same for any holistic company selling medical devices (including magnetic jewellery and ion bracelets).

This is why you won’t find us shouting from the roof tops making all sorts of claims!

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Magnetic and ionic products are approved for health applications in many hospitals around the world including Japan where negative ions are used to treat all kinds of illnesses.

Not only that but, and increasingly so, doctors in the UK are prescribing magnetic jewellery to clients as a complimenting therapy to traditional medicine.

So with our 30 day money back guarantee (which we’ve stood by without question since we formed in 2010) you really have nothing to lose in trying an ionic wristband … whatever you may be trying to achieve by wearing it!
-UK.infinitypro.com


Holistic Healing: The Miracle of Wheatgrass

Benefits of Wheatgrass

Some of the superior qualities of wheatgrass and the juice that can be extracted from its blades include the following:
Increases red blood-cell count and lowers blood pressure. It cleanses the blood, organs and gastrointestinal tract of debris. Wheatgrass also stimulates metabolism and the body’s enzyme systems by enriching the blood. It also aids in reducing blood pressure by dilating the blood pathways throughout the body.
Stimulates the thyroid gland, correcting obesity, indigestion, and a host of other complaints.
Restores alkalinity to the blood. The juice’s abundance of alkaline minerals helps reduce over-acidity in the blood. It can be used to relieve many internal pains, and has been used successfully to treat peptic ulcers, ulcerative colitis, constipation, diarrhea, and other complaints of the gastrointestinal tract.
Is a powerful detoxifier, and liver and blood protector. The enzymes and amino acids found in wheatgrass can protect us from carcinogens like no other food or medicine. It strengthens our cells, detoxifies the liver and bloodstream, and chemically neutralizes environmental pollutants.
Fights tumors and neutralizes toxins. Recent studies show that wheatgrass juice has a powerful ability to fight tumors without the usual toxicity of drugs that also inhibit cell-destroying agents. The many active compounds found in grass juice cleanse the blood and neutralize and digest toxins in our cells.
Contains beneficial enzymes. Whether you have a cut finger you want to heal or you desire to lose five pounds…enzymes must do the actual work. The life and abilities of the enzymes found naturally in our bodies can be extended if we help them from the outside by adding exogenous enzymes, like the ones found in wheatgrass juice. Don’t cook it. We can only get the benefits of the many enzymes found in grass by eating it uncooked. Cooking destroys 100 percent of the enzymes in food.
Has remarkable similarity to our own blood. The second important nutritional aspect of chlorophyll is its remarkable similarity to hemoglobin, the compound that carries oxygen in the blood. Dr. Yoshihide Hagiwara, president of the Hagiwara Institute of Health in Japan, is a leading advocate for the use of grass as food and medicine. He reasons that since chlorophyll is soluble in fat particles, and fat particles are absorbed directly into the blood via the lymphatic system, that chlorophyll can also be absorbed in this way. In other words, when the “blood” of plants is absorbed in humans it is transformed into human blood, which transports nutrients to every cell of the body.
When used as a rectal implant, reverses damage from inside the lower bowel. An implant is a small amount of juice held in the lower bowel for about 20 minutes. In the case of illness, wheatgrass implants stimulate a rapid cleansing of the lower bowel and draw out accumulations of debris.
Externally applied to the skin can help eliminate itching almost immediately.
Will soothe sunburned skin and act as a disinfectant. Rubbed into the scalp before a shampoo, it will help mend damaged hair and alleviate itchy, scaly, scalp conditions.
Is soothing and healing for cuts, burns, scrapes, rashes, poison ivy, athlete’s foot, insect bites, boils, sores, open ulcers, tumors, and so on. Use as a poultice and replace every two to four hours.
Works as a sleep aide. Merely place a tray of living wheatgrass near the head of your bed. It will enhance the oxygen in the air and generate healthful negative ions to help you sleep more soundly.
Enhances your bath. Add some to your bath water and settle in for a nice, long soak.
Sweetens the breath and firms up and tightens gums. Just gargle with the juice.
Neutralizes toxic substances like cadmium, nicotine, strontium, mercury, and polyvinyl chloride.
Offers the benefits of a liquid oxygen transfusion since the juice contains liquid oxygen. Oxygen is vital to many body processes: it stimulates digestion (the oxidation of food), promotes clearer thinking (the brain utilizes 25% of the body’s oxygen supply), and protects the blood against anaerobic bacteria. Cancer cells cannot exist in the presence of oxygen.
Turns gray hair to its natural color again and greatly increases energy levels when consumed daily.
Is a beauty treatment that slows down the aging process when the juice is consumed. Wheatgrass will cleanse your blood and help rejuvenate aging cells, slowing the aging process way down, making you feel more alive right away. It will help tighten loose and sagging skin.
Lessens the effects of radiation. One enzyme found in wheatgrass, SOD, lessens the effects of radiation and acts as an anti-inflammatory compound that may prevent cellular damage following heart attacks or exposure to irritants.
Restores fertility and promotes youthfulness.
Can double your red blood cell count just by soaking in it. Renowned nutritionist Dr. Bernard Jensen found that no other blood builders are superior to green juices and wheatgrass. In his book “Health Magic Through Chlorophyll” he mentions several cases where he was able to double the red blood cell count in a matter of days merely by having patients soak in a chlorophyll-water bath. Blood building results occur even more rapidly when patients drink green juices and wheatgrass regularly.

-http://hippocratesinst.org/wheatgrass/benefits-of-wheatgrass

Here’s the powered wheatgrass that I have been using. The taste isn’t bad and it’s a good easy alternative to fresh wheatgrass.

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Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Union Square in Manhattan, NY there’s a farmers market currently going on. This past Friday I purchased a large live wheatgrass plant for only $9 not a bad deal! You can probably get 3-4 shots from one plant, add water and regrow for an additional 3-4 shots.

Check it out!

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Holistic Healing: Ear Candling – WTF is it and Why so much bad press?

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Ear candling, also called ear coning or thermal-auricular therapy, is an alternative medicine practice claimed to improve general health and well-being by lighting one end of a hollow candle and placing the other end in the ear canal. Medical research has shown that the practice is both dangerous and ineffective and does not help remove earwax or toxicants. The claim by one manufacturer that ear candles originated with the Hopi tribe also has been disproven.

One end of a cylinder or cone of waxed cloth is lit, and the other is placed into the subject’s ear. The flame is cut back occasionally with scissors and extinguished between 5 and 10 centimeters (2-4 inches) from the subject.

The subject is lying on one side with the treated ear uppermost and the candle vertical. The candle can be stuck through a paper plate or aluminium pie tin to protect against any hot wax or ash falling onto the subject. Another way to perform ear candling involves the subject lying face up with the ear candle extending out to the side with a 45-degree upward slant. A dish of water is placed next to the subject under the ear candle.

Proponents claim that the flame creates negative pressure, drawing wax and debris out of the ear canal, which appears as a dark residue.

An ear candling session lasts up to one hour, during which one or two ear candles may be burned for each ear.

Professor Edzard Ernst has published critically on the subject of ear candles, noting, “There are no data to suggest that it is effective for any condition. Furthermore, ear candles have been associated with ear injuries. The inescapable conclusion is that ear candles do more harm than good. Their use should be discouraged.”

A 2007 paper in the journal Canadian Family Physician concludes:

“Ear candling appears to be popular and is heavily advertised with claims that could seem scientific to lay people. However, its claimed mechanism of action has not been verified, no positive clinical effect has been reliably recorded, and it is associated with considerable risk. No evidence suggests that ear candling is an effective treatment for any condition. On this basis, we believe it can do more harm than good and we recommend that GPs discourage its use.”

A 2007 paper in American Family Physician had this to say:

“Ear candling also should be avoided. Ear candling is a practice in which a hollow candle is inserted into the external auditory canal and lit, with the patient lying on the opposite ear. In theory, the combination of heat and suction is supposed to remove earwax. However, in one trial, ear candles neither created suction nor removed wax and actually led to occlusion with candle wax in persons who previously had clean ear canals. Primary care physicians may see complications from ear candling including candle wax occlusion, local burns, and tympanic membrane perforation.”
The Spokane Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic conducted a research study in 1996 which concluded that ear candling does not produce negative pressure and was ineffective in removing wax from the ear canal. Several studies have shown that ear candles produce the same residue when burnt without ear insertion and that the residue is simply candle wax and soot.

In October 2007, the United States Food and Drug Administration issued an alert identifying ear candles (also known as ear cones or auricular candles) as “dangerous to health when used in the dosage or manner, or with the frequency or duration, prescribed, recommended, or suggested in the labeling thereof” … “since the use of a lit candle in the proximity of a person’s face would carry a high risk of causing potentially severe skin/hair burns and middle ear damage.”

Linda Dahlstrom, health editor for MSNBC, underwent the procedure, reporting that the experience (which included a massage) was relaxing, but did not report any other positive effects from her experience. She concluded: “I wouldn’t recommend it for anyone.”

As of 2008, there are at least two cases in which people have set their houses on fire while ear candling, one of which resulted in death. (That’s natural selection getting rid of dumbasses)

While ear candles are widely available in the U.S., selling or importing them with medical claims is illegal. This means that one cannot market ear candles as products that “Diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease”.

In a report, Health Canada states “There is no scientific proof to support claims that ear candling provides medical benefits. … However, there is plenty of proof that ear candling is dangerous.” It says that while some people claim to be selling the candles “for entertainment purposes only”, the Canadian government maintains that there is no reasonable non-medical use, and hence any sale of the devices is illegal in Canada.

Although Biosun, a manufacturer of ear candles, refers to them as “Hopi” ear candles, there is no such treatment within traditional Hopi healing practices. Vanessa Charles, public relations officer for the Hopi Tribal Council, has stated that ear candling “is not and has never been a practice conducted by the Hopi tribe or the Hopi people.” The Hopi tribe repeatedly has asked Biosun, the manufacturer of ‘Hopi Ear Candles’, to stop using the Hopi name. Biosun has not complied with this request and continues to claim that ear candles originated within the Hopi tribe.
-Wikipedia

Is ear candling a safe way to remove earwax?

Answers from Charles W. Beatty, M.D.

Ear candling — a technique that involves placing a lit, hollow, cone-shaped candle into the ear canal — can cause serious injury and isn’t considered an effective treatment for any condition.

The theory behind ear candling, also called ear coning or thermal auricular therapy, is that the heat from the flame will create suction that draws the earwax into the hollow candle. Ear candling has also been touted as a treatment for sinus infections and as a way to improve hearing.

Research shows, however, that ear candling is ineffective at removing earwax. In fact, the technique can actually push earwax deeper into the ear canal. Ear candling can also lead to:

Deposits of candle wax in the ear canal
Burns to the face, hair, scalp, ear canal, eardrum and middle ear
Puncture of the eardrum
If you develop an earwax blockage, avoid ear candling. Instead, consult your doctor about simple steps you can take to safely and effectively remove the wax.
-mayoclinic.com

Don’t Get Burned: Stay Away From Ear Candles

A lit “candle” that can drip hot wax into your ear, usually as you lie on your side.

Sound dangerous? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) thinks so, and is warning consumers to steer clear of products being sold as ear candles.

These “candles”—hollow cones that are about 10 inches long and made from a fabric tube soaked in beeswax, paraffin, or a mixture of the two—are being marketed as treatments for a variety of conditions. These conditions include ear wax buildup, sinus infections, hearing loss, headaches, colds, flu, and sore throats.

Marketers of ear candles claim that warmth created by the lit device produces suction that draws wax and other impurities out of the ear canal.

“Some ear candles are offered as products that purify the blood, strengthen the brain, or even ‘cure’ cancer,” says Eric Mann, M.D., Ph.D., clinical deputy director of FDA’s Division of Ophthalmic, Neurological, and Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices.

He adds that some firms claim the candles are appropriate for use on children.

But FDA warns that ear candles can cause serious injuries, even when used in accordance to manufacturers’ directions. “Also,” says Mann, “FDA believes that there is no valid scientific evidence for any medical benefit from their use.”

Burns and Other Risks
Mann says that ear candling—the procedure is also called “ear coning” and “thermal auricular therapy”—exposes the recipient to risks such as

starting a fire
burns to the face, ear canal, eardrum, and middle ear
injury to the ear from dripping wax
ears plugged by candle wax
bleeding
puncture of the eardrum
delay in seeking needed medical care for underlying conditions such as sinus and ear infections, hearing loss, cancer, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. (TMJ disorders often cause headache and painful sensations in the area of the ear, jaw, and face).
Even many promoters of ear candles warn potential users to have the procedure done by an experienced “candler,” and to not use the candles on themselves.

Ear candling involves placing the candle in the outer ear, usually while the recipient lies on his or her side. It is also done with the recipient sitting upright.

Often, before being lit, the candle is placed through a hole located in the center of a plate. The plate is supposed to protect against hot wax or ash coming down the side of the device and onto the recipient.

Enforcement
FDA and the Canadian health regulatory agency Health Canada have acted against manufacturers of ear candles. These actions have included import alerts, seizures, injunctions, and warning letters. FDA import alerts identify products that are suspected of violating the law so that agency field personnel and U.S. Customs and Border Protection staff can stop these entries at the border prior to distribution in the United States.

In February 2010, FDA issued warning letters to three large manufacturers of ear candles. These firms were informed that FDA had determined that there was no agency approval or clearance, no manufacturing facility registration or device listing, and no adverse-event reporting systems in place in regard to their ear candles.

FDA will continue to take enforcement action when appropriate.

Concern for Children
Claims that ear candling is appropriate for kids have caused great concern at FDA. “Children of any age, including babies, are at increased risk for injuries and complications if they are exposed to ear candles,” says Mann.

He adds that small children and infants may move while the device is being used, increasing the likelihood of wax burns and ear candle wax plugging the ear canal. “Also, their smaller ear canal size may make children more susceptible than adults to injuries from ear candles,” he says.

Since FDA views ear candles as medical devices, manufacturers seeking approval to sell them must submit evidence to FDA that the products are safe and effective.

Reports of Injuries
FDA believes that injuries associated with ear candles are likely underreported, and encourages consumers and health care professionals to report such injuries to FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program4.

Over the past decade, FDA has received reports of burns, punctured eardrums, and blockage of the ear canal which required outpatient surgery from the use of ear candles.

In its testing, Health Canada found that ear candles produce no measurable effect in the ear and have no therapeutic value.

And in a survey published in 1996, the medical journal Laryngoscope reported 13 cases of burns of the ear, seven cases of ear canal blockage due to wax, and one case of a punctured eardrum.

That study also reported that ear candles produced no measurable vacuum pressure or suction on a model of the ear, and that burning ear candles dripped candle wax onto the eardrum of test subjects and of the ear model.

For more information about topics for your health, visit the FDA Consumer Information Center (http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/default.htm).
-webmd.com

Ok so I am going to get to the bottom of this! Is ear candling sooooo dangerous? Is ear candling worth the risk? Does it do anything?

I am not going to clean my ears for the next few days, I will conduct Ear Candling from an experienced user (not by myself so I don’t burn the house down, so stupid what do they walk around the house lit and bump into curtains? WTF?) afterward I will then clean my ear with Q-Tips and take a look!

If there’s standard gunk on the Q-Tips it’s a waste of time! If not then I guess it works! If I get wax in my ear, receive burns or perforate my ear drum and have to rush to the hospital then it’s an epic fail!

What I subject myself to for you, my loyal readers!! I hope you appreciate it!

Also; stay tuned for the conclusion of Oil Pulling with essential oils

**Update** June 9th 2014
I just completed Ear Candling and it wasn’t bad. I don’t understand all the bad hype!

I purchased the candles for $7.99 from Greenlife Market in Butler, NJ

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Here’s the results of my left ear:

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Now on to my right ear with Nala on my lap

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Results of my right ear was almost double of my left!

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When you do it lie still and have an experienced person do it. They trim the candle as it burns to stop it from falling in your ear. The paper plate is to protect your face from possible falling ash. The ash is cut into a cup of water to catch it. Note the ash is black and the beeswax candle is dripless. How can they say what’s left inside is residue from the candle and not your ear. The residue is also dry and powderlike.

You feel less pressure in your ear once it is complete and the ear not done feels more pressure.

After q-tipping my ears they may be correct the q-tip is filthy since I haven’t cleaned my ears for days before the procedure.

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You can make up your own mind whether or not it works from the evidence above.

Tell me what you think… Did it work?

Does the fact that the q-tip is still dirty after the treatment tell you the treatment is worthless?

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Does it work?

**Update** March 12th 2015 

So I was skeptical as to the wax at the bottom, because it was dry and didn’t look like ear wax, so it looked like it was burned reside from the candle and not ear wax. Well, my ex-wife hasn’t been feeling well and we ear candled her and she finally put the skepticism to rest! 


She said when you are sick there’s more moisture in your ear.


Holistic Healing: Cleanse – Oil Pulling WTF is that?

20140524-100927-36567750.jpg“Oil pulling is one of the most remarkable methods of detoxification and healing I have ever experienced… It helped me overcome a chronic skin problem that [I was previously] unable to cure.”

– Dr. Bruce Fife, naturopath doctor, nutritionist, and master detoxer

When I first heard that quote, I had two thoughts:

What the heck is oil pulling?

Whatever it is, I gotta check it out!
For those of you who are in the dark like I was, oil pulling is an ancient detoxification art that started in India as oil gargling thousands of years ago.

In 1992, Dr. F. Karach, MD introduced oil pulling in the US and used it in his medical practice with great success.

I started this practice a while ago and wow, it made a big difference. I literally no longer feel the need to brush my teeth. I know this may sound weird but that’s how well oil pulling cleans my mouth! Furthermore, my sinuses have never been clearer, my headaches have disappeared, and I feel that it is really helping my body detoxify.

I recommend it for anyone that has canker sores, teeth abscesses, sinus issues, etc. I’m still trying to convince my hubby, who is still a bit skeptical, to get onboard.

Why not try doing it for a week and see if you notice the difference?

How oil pulling works

It’s easy. Just take a tablespoon of raw vegetable oil and swish it around in your mouth for five minutes. Doing so activates enzymes that have a powerful detoxifying affect on our entire system; they literally pull toxins, bacteria, fungus, and other nasty bugs from the mouth and the entire body, helping to cleanse our blood. Since our mouths are a focal point for bacteria and microorganisms that mix with our saliva and eventually reach our bloodstream, you can see how wiping these bad guys out with oil pulling makes a profound impact on our bodies.

According to long-time devotees, oil pulling has the power to alleviate migraine headaches, asthma, diabetes, bronchitis, diseased teeth, chronic blood disorders such as leukemia, arthritis, eczema, heart and kidney disease, meningitis, hormonal disorders, etc.

How to do oil pulling

Pull toxins from your blood and freshen your breath in five easy steps.

Find a high-quality vegetable oil. Most people use cold-pressed sunflower or sesame oils. I prefer using raw coconut oil since it is one of the healthiest oils in the world and helps boost the thyroid. (where to buy coconut oil)

Right after you wake up, drink a glass or two of water to start your saliva flow and then take about 1 tablespoon of oil into your mouth. Swish it around for as long as you can. Start with 5 minutes and gradually increase to 15 to 20 minutes. I plop it into my mouth and swish away as I make my breakfast and pack my lunch.
Do not swallow the oil – it’s loaded with toxins! (But don’t beat yourself up if you accidentally do.) It is vital to spit out this oil after 15-20 minutes of swishing. Spit it out in the trash (not the sink as it can clog pipes) because this is the safest, cleanest and best way to eliminate used oil.

Be sure to wash out your mouth thoroughly to help clean out any lingering bacteria or toxins.
Ta da! You’re done. Now go about your day knowing that you’ve done a great thing for your overall healing.
If you’re already healthy, a once a day oil pulling will help keep you that way. If you have more acute conditions, gradually build up to oil pulling 3 times a day before each meal.

How To Do Oil Pulling (With An Extra Detox Twist)

Oil pulling is an ancient detoxification practice. Simple and inexpensive, it can reduce dental plaque, re-mineralize teeth, strengthen your gums and fight gingivitis. It attracts and removes bacteria and toxins that live in your mouth and lymph system, and can pull congestion from your sinuses.

Aside from the studies done, the most encouraging accounts are from people who practice it daily. Thousands report improvements in everything from allergies to migraines to even depression. It’s becoming more and more “mainstream” and even some dentists are recommending it to their patients.

Supercharge Your Oiling Pulling

You can supercharge your oil pulling practice by adding 100% therapeutic grade essential oils (here are the ones I recommend and use.) Add 1 drop of essential oil per teaspoon of your swishing oil.

I’ve used 3 different kinds:

1. Lemon. A known detoxifier and cleanser, lemon is a wonderful, bright and gentle addition to my oil pulling routine. Young Living’s Lemon oil contains 68% of d-limonene, a powerful antioxidant.

2. Peppermint. For a fresh mouth feel, I like to add a drop of peppermint in my swishing oil. Peppermint is also great for opening up the sinus passages, and can even promote a feeling of satiety.

3. Thieves. A powerful essential oil blend, I like using Thieves to boost my immune system and reduce any tooth sensitivity. This special oil is scientifically documented to be anti-infectious, antiviral, antibacterial, and antiseptic.

All three of these oils are part of the Young Living Premium Starter Kit, a great deal and introduction to the world of essential oils. (You can learn more about here.)

You can also try oregano oil, which is great for thrush and candida issues. Clove oil is good for mouth pain from tooth abscesses, extractions or teething pain.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

I get a lot of questions about the safety of oil pulling while pregnant or nursing. Before you do anything, I would check in with your healthcare provider. Next, the general rule of thumb is if you’ve been oil pulling before pregnancy or nursing, you are probably fine continuing the practice. If you are new to it and in good health, I would say start slowly… a few times a week for 5 minutes and build your way up. Again, check this out with your healthcare provider as this has just been my experience.

– mamanatural.com

Last night I tried Oil Pulling at a party, yes you are probably thinking to yourselves, wow what nerds! Lol when you are bored you do a bunch of crazy things lol. Get a bunch of fitness minded people in a room and just see what they come up with next.

Well; after hearing about the benefits and how it’s an ancient Ayurvedic practice (and you know how I love Ayurveda: remember my healthy healing oatmeal post and my healing soup post)

I decided what the hell lets do it! So another guy and I decided WTF lets do it! It’s funny because the girl that originally brought it up chickened out!!!

Anyway; Putting the solid coconut oil in your mouth is the worst part! You almost want to gag!

**Hint** use your tongue to break up the oil ASAP!

Once it’s liquid it’s not that bad! However; once it gets thicker and doubles in size it begins to suck again and you find yourself staring at the timer to hurry up and spit that crap out!

**Hint** here’s another great hint! After rinsing a couple times with warm water, I made a cup of Oolong Tea (good for fat burning)

I figured if this is drawing stuff out then the body is receptive to also absorb. With your skin if you draw stuff out your pores, your pores are then open and susceptible to absorb. So I figured Oolong would be perfect to absorb! Especially; though the bottom of my mouth under my tongue! I swished the warm tea a few times in my mouth. I probably should have spot the first mouthful out! Further cleansing it. Next time I will! But after drinking the tea, the reside was gone, my mouth was refreshed and my teeth felt squeaky clean!

Since you are detoxing; I suggest drinking a Detox tea like Mate Fit, Tiny Tea or Skinny Tea. Check out the Teatox challenge here on this site!

I do want to try it again; but I will definitely not be doing it daily!

I’m thinking once a week will suffice! Maybe even once a month!

I do love the idea of adding a drop of essential oils especially peppermint! That might make it more enjoyable and make you more apt to do it!

There’s a point where too much detoxing can cause harm!

For example: excess washing of your hair removes protective oils. Too much detoxing drinks cause Diaharrea. (Diaharrea is a common cause of death in developing countries and the second most common cause of infant deaths worldwide)

So, I personally think everything in moderation is a good rule of thumb!

I think this can be added to your detox tool belt along with:

The daily lemon cleanse (reviewed on this site)

Teatoxes (check out the teatox challenge currently going on, on this site)

Green Life Market (also reviewed on this site) makes a homemade juice detox available in person at the juice bar or to be purchased in mason jars and brought home. (Please clean and return the mason jars it helps keep the cost down)

An herbal cleanse utilizing herbs like: dandelion root, burdock, senna and milk thistle.

Add probiotics

Hydration and Alkazone (pH drops)
(Reviewed here on this site)

Take in a sauna for a few minutes

A little Cayenne Pepper to increase blood circulation (our body’s filtration system)

Build a strong detox toolbelt and utilize it at least once a month and you will feel better!

Try it and tell me what you think!

Still hesitant? Check out this video, at least the girl is cute! Lol

Now we men know why some girls take hours to get ready!

Do oil pulling for 20min first thing in the morning, then lemon cleanse, then shower and shave, then put on lotion and deodorant, then get dressed followed by hair and makeup, then eat, then go back and brush your teeth. Anything I forgot? Lol

By that time 3hrs have passed! If your girl is already at the 3hr mark for God’s sake don’t tell her about Oil Pulling or you will be home forever and you will wonder why she is getting up at 3am to get to work by 9! Lol

Stay tuned for Oil Pulling with p
Peppermint essential oil! Yes I will subject myself to this again for your pleasure! Lol I’m going to get the oil from Green Life Market!