User Experiences

Use the comments below to write in your experiences with Oil Pulling.

Sample testimonies of different diseases cured

There are many testimonies of disease cured from different people, differing in age, sex and duration of disease. More examples are given in my book on “Oil Pulling and Healthy Habits”. Sample testimonies of chronic diseases cured are appended below for showing the curative effect of oil pulling.

Forty five year old Asthma and Allergy cured

I am 56 years old. I have been suffering from allergy and asthma from the age of 11 years when I had my first menses. Whenever I had head bath after monthly periods I was suffering from asthma, cough and phlegm. It was very severe. This was lasting for about 3-4 days every month. In addition whenever I had head bath I used to suffer from the same type of allergy. I had tried all types of treatment for 45 years to get rid of this but without any success. I was spending my life with medicines but without cure. They had even diagnosed as a heart problem. I had lost hope of living. Life seamed a big burden and uncertain.
At this stage, on 3rd March 94 I met you (T Koteswara rao) in a marriage and you came to me and explained to me about oil pulling and encouraged me to practice it. 2 months after practicing my problems of healthbecame a little more severe and I took them as healing reactions and consoled myself with the hope that I am going to be cured totally after the reactions. These reactions lasted for about 2 months. Now after 9 months of oil pulling I have become wonderfully healthy. Asthma has gone, no pains in the joints or body, no spots or discoloration of the skin instead the skin has acquired a new shine, digestion has improved and I can eat anything without the fear of allergy. It is really enjoyable to eat things, which you like instead of fearing about allergy and asthma.

My advice to all women is, do oil pulling for all your problems you will remain healthy and your looks will improve.

- Ms.V.Lakshminarsamamba, Krishna Dt, A.P


Allergy Asthma- Exhilarating Experience

Letter2On the first day of oil pulling Feb 25, 1995, I felt an exhilarating feeling of freshness in the mouth.
Because of oil pulling, addiction to cigar smoking cured on Mar 28, 1995. I was able to work with increased energy, concentration and less impatience. My nostrils were clear and clean.

I had food allergic asthma from September 1975. By end of March ‘95, I gave up the use of inhalers for asthma.

Numbness in hands and legs disappeared in April 1995.

Discomfort in my feet and joints due to walking disappeared by April ‘95.

The food tastes better and I feel more energetic.

I am enjoying the freshness of mouth, good health and very sound sleep due to oil pulling.

- Prof V.R.R.M. Babu, (57 years), Geology Dept, Andhra University, Waltair


Allergic bronchitis with wheezing

For the last three months, my wife and I are doing oil pulling regularly. I suffer from severe running nose. Now after I started doing oil pulling, the running nose has become very mild and it persists only for a day or so. I also used to get severe bouts of cough and with great difficulty manage to get the sputum out. Now the running nose does not follow by cough.
My wife used to develop allergic bronchitis with wheezing due to dust or after severe cold and on long journeys. She tried oil pulling for three months and did not develop wheezing or severe cough.

 

- Dr. P.V.R.D.N. Prasad Sarma, (practicing since 1955), Machilipatnam, AP


Cancer cases

Most importantly, I want to write about three cases of cancer. In two cases, biopsy report confirms “schirrus type of carcinoma of uterus”. In the third case, it is malignant growthof a tumor of a size bigger than tennis ball on the jawbone. This case is also of a woman on homeopathy medicines. Within two months of oil pulling, in bothcases of carcinoma of uterus bleeding reduced, general condition improved and they are confident that their disease will go. You know confidence/faith contributes to cure more than medicine.
In the case of malignant tumor after a month of oil pulling, pus came out of a hole in the tumor on the jawbone. The pus stopped after three weeks, the hole closed and the size of tumor came down to almost normal. In these cases, my medicines must have given temporary relief. I am hoping they will totally heal.

In case of joint pains the improvement that would have resulted in eight months with my medicines, have come within two moths of oil pulling.

For allergy, asthma and tooth diseases, the results are wonderful. My medicines must have given only temporary relief. I am hoping oil pulling will heal them totally.

- Dr.S.Chandramouli, Homeopath, Gollalamamidalam, E.G. Dt., A. P


Constipation – Piles-“With Oil Pulling Health Is Great Wealth”

I have been practicing oil pulling for the last one year with Til (gingelly-sesame) oil for fifteen to twenty minutes daily in the morning without fail. I am 82 years old. I have been suffering from constipation and piles for the last four decades. I consulted many doctors, used many medicines but with only temporary relief.
Within two weeks of practicing oil pulling, I started getting relief. There was no pain during motion. Inflammation and piles decreased. I started having free and clear evacuation. I am sleeping peacefully and happily at night. Indigestion, lack of appetite has gone. Decades old pain has gone just by doing oil pulling with gingelly (sesame) oil. Our Ayurvedic treatment is a comprehensive solution for all diseases. It is good for all to practice. -“With Oil Pulling Health Is Great Wealth”.

 

- Padma Bhusan Sri Kalogi Narayana Rao, People’s Poet, Tirupathi, A.P


Diabetes – Pregnancy – Child birth

My age is 41 years. I am a diabetic patient with no children. After doing oil pulling for three months, I became pregnant. At the time of pregnancy, my blood sugar increased. I stopped oil pulling for about a month thinking it was aggravating my problem. Having come to know that aggravation is a sign of cure, I started oil pulling again. The sugar level came down and I continued oil pulling throughout my pregnancy. After a cesarean operation, I gave birthto a baby. The doctors checked for sugar, both for the baby and me. We both were free from sugar. The wound healed well and stitches removed on the seventh day. Doctor was astonished at this. I found oil pulling benefited me in the following ways:
I weigh 90 Kgs. height 4’11” with weak twisted foot. By walking, the foot used to become septic and pus used to ooze. By oil pulling and walking daily, I became strong and was able to walk up the steps without difficulty.

oil pulling reduced sugar gradually and diabetes cured. The skin became clear and shining and the spots on the body disappeared.

The body became strong, teeth firm; gums healthy and the hair turned black and stopped becoming white or gray.

- Mrs AVL Umamaheswari, Commercial Tax Dept, Eluru, A.P.


Diabetes

At the advanced age of 74, it is unjust to expect miraculous result from any kind of therapy. Yet I must say that what I have experienced through oil pulling therapy is almost a miracle and quite unbelievable.
Diabetes has been troubling me for the past 13 years. Now my blood sugar level is normal, though I do not take any medicine. I have discontinued all medication including vitamins, enzymes etc.

 

- (Swami Swarupanand Bharati, (K.R.K.Chetty,IPS,D.I.G.(Retd)), Hyderabad


Heart

LetterRetired Brigadier’s report on major problems of health-Heart:- I had a heart attack in February 1987. Angiography revealed 2-vessel disease. RCA, CTX fully blocked, and LCA clear. For more than 11 years, has been on medicines. I had Parkinson’s disease for the last 5 years and been on medicines.
I started regular oil pulling on Feb 15, 1998 and completed 5 months. I do it only once everyday in the morning. The results are -

Blood Pressure: There has been a distinct drop. Now it is generally 130/80.

Breathlessness – Disappeared. This means increased exercise tolerance.

Insomnia: Now I have sound sleep. No longer getting up several times for going to the toilet

Snoring – Totally gone much to the satisfaction of other family members

Phlegm – It used to be a major problem. Now totally cured

Gums – Much healthier, red, and no longer bleeding

Teeth – Cleaner and healthier

Itching – Disappeared

Blood clots near the ankles – 90-95% disappeared. Skin, which used to be black, has become whitish (due to better blood circulation)

Blood vessels – Used to be bulging out prominently, especially on the back of the palms. Now the hands are smooth and arteries/veins have become soft.

Temperament – Now much more tolerant with 90% improvement

Involuntary tremors – The improvement is 40 %

Reduced limbs functioning – Especially in the right arm and leg, there is significant improvement, manifested by improved handwriting to about 60-70%

Swollen feet/ ankles – Swelling has reduced to the extent of 50-60%

Eyesight – Been using reading glasses for the past 25 years and am pleasantly surprised to manage playing bridge for the first time without spectacles

Vertigo – For the first time in my life, I had a few incidents. Investigation revealed very high blood sugar levels controlled by exercise and food control

Memory – There is much improvement in memory

General – Improved breathing, better blood circulation, better reflexes, better exercise tolerance, and cool temper and can easily walk with out fatigue

Medicines – Tapered down in a systematic manner, sleeping pills no longer needed, and Parkinson’s medicines not required

The digestion is perfect. Speed of writing, tying of turban and strength of right arm shows overall improvement. The shine and health of the skin is also improving.

- Brig (Retd) T.S.Chowdary, (63years), Janakpuri, New Delhi


Retired Civil Surgeon’s Report- Left Ventricular failure

I had recently suffered from Left Ventricular failure. After 15 days of starting oil pulling, I could find the change in my condition as evidenced by the echocardiogram. I was suffering from Acid Peptic disease (duodenal ulcer) for the past 30 years, and oil pulling has miraculously given relief and I have stopped using antacids.
I had Benign Hypertrophy of Prostate since some years, and after oil pulling nocturnal frequency of urine is much reduced.

Some minor ailments like stomatitis(inflammation of the mucus membrane of the mouth), glossitis (inflammation of the tongue), itching of skin on chest and neck, discoloration of skin have also gone.

After oil pulling, I saw my palms appeared definitely bright and full-blooded. So I went to the laboratory and got my HB tested. I was surprised to see that my hemoglobin content of blood has risen from 11gms to 12.4gms within a period of 2 months.

- Dr. N.Ranga Rao, Dy. Civil Surgeon (Retd.), Peddapuram, A.P


(Mouth) Halitosis- bad smell in Mouth

I have been suffering from bad smell in the mouth and pyorrhea for the last eight years. Mouth smell has not gone except visiting the dentist and getting things cleaned, and medication, Medication and dental cleaning was giving me only temporary relief. After five months of oil pulling bad smell in the mouth has completely gone whereas, pyorrhea has decreased and I feel confident that I will be normal without this problem. Oil pulling has helped me to bring back my self-confidence in a helpless state. With your kindness I am breathing happily and feel that you have given me rebirth.

- G.B.Rao, Rajamundry, A.P


I am one of the old patients suffering from mouth ulcer since last 12 to 15 years. After going through the article published in Kannada Prabha daily I started “OIL PULLING” twice in a day (morning & evening) from 27thof June 1995 along with medicine. During initial 2-3 months period I got only 25 % benefit. After that I got more benefit in 4-5 months period. After completing 6 months I got 100 % result and at the same time I slowly reduced my medicines. Now after completing of 7 months I have completely stopped the medicines and I have no complaints of mouth ulcer since last 2 to 3 months. So I am happy to say that I got 100 % relief/cure of my old sickness of mouth ulcer from “OIL PULLING”.

- Salamander Shiny Parkal, Manipal


Myasthenia Gravis (MG) [Double Vision]

In my 36th year in 1980, I had suddenly developed double vision and right eyelid closing. Diagnosed as myasthenia gravis, medicine (prostigmine) prescribed.
During the year 1993, I started practicing oil pulling. I used medicine for one month along with oil pulling. Later I stopped medicines and continued oil pulling. Myasthenia Gravis cured without medicines. When I stopped for one month, it came up again. Now I do oil pulling only and do not use any medicines.

 

- T.Brahmaji Rao, Pedavadlapudu, Guntur Dt. A.P


(Pains) Back Pain, Neck Pain

I had back pain for the past ten years and have been taking treatment for the same with several doctors and traction was also given for sufficiently long time without any improvement. I never used to go to bed without a medicine like Brufen, Voveran and others daily.
After reading the essay by Sri Tummala Koteswara Rao on oil pulling, I started practicing oil pulling with sunflower refined oil and started finding improvement within fifteen days and I was much relieved of the pain within three months. Now it is six months since I have been doing it and 90% of the pain is relieved. Now along with the back pain, the pain in my neck and arm pits has also gone. I am not taking any medicine for the back pain. I do not dare to stop oil pulling.

After finding good results myself, I started giving lectures in Telugu on “Keep Fit with Oil Pulling” in various local schools and associations and all of them are doing and most of them are very much benefited.

- Dr.V.Prabhakar(48years) MDS (Madras), Guntakal A.P


Back pain and Arthritis

I have been suffering from arthritis in the knees for the last 10 years and pain in the lower back for the last two decades. I have tried several allopathic medicines and got a temporary relief. I started doing oil pulling from Nov 17 1995 and observed miraculous changes happening. Within 5 days, my arthritis in the knees and lower back pain completely cured. It is just unbelievable how arthritis of the knees cured, which the allopathic medicines could not do.

- Subedar Juvva Gandhi, Sub-area HQ, Karnataka, Bangalore.


Knee and Ankle Pain

Though I was reading the reports of the efficacy of oil pulling in curing certain diseases in “Andhra jyoti”, I did not begin until my brother, got relief from asthma and advised me to practice. I was not able to sleep under a fan or in the open as my nose used to block. Cold-water bath was another curse. After practicing oil pulling, I am able to sleep right under the fan with full speed with no discomfort. The occasional asthmatic or esonophilia attacks vanished. The pain on the left knee and right ankle for three to four years are no longer there. A small eruption on my skull – five years old – vanished. – 20 years old piles – has miraculously vanished.

- Prof.T.Venugopal Rao, Principal, Vishaka Institute of Professional Studies, J.R. Nagar, Vishakapatnam, A.P


Skin– Eczema Cured

I am 79 years and have retired as a teacher. I wanted to be healthy by doing oil pulling and have been practicing once daily since November 95. I have eczema for the last 30 years on the left foot. It has been there in spite of various treatments. Similarly, on the right hand index finger eczema is there for the last 10 years. I have lower back pain for quite few years. It was called spondylitis. I have been oil pulling for the last 1 year and 8 months. Lower back pain has completely gone and no pain. Eczema on the right index finger is also cured and skin is normal. The eczema on the left foot is becoming normal with a little itching sometimes. I am sure it will also go, but the cure is simply surprising, but I am confident that the remaining symptoms of eczema on the left foot will also be cured.

- C.V.Purnachandra Rao, Chennai, T.N


Tooth Pain and Loose Teeth

I am an 86 year, aged retired public servant. I developed tooth ache. The toothache was really agonizing. I thought, I may try, being a skeptic, oil pulling before visiting the dentist. Hardly did I try it for a couple of days then the intensity of ache came down. In another two days the pain stopped totally. This pain was centered on an incisor the base of which was affected and tooth itself was shaking. Having got some relief I developed faith in its efficacy and continued the treatment for a fortnight. The affected tooth miraculously firmed up and now I am able to bite fruits and other not so hard items of food. This is a radical change….I feel thankful for this therapy.

- G.R.Bhagavannarayana,(Retd,Govt service), 86 years, Rajamundry,533 105 AP.

  1. Francesca Okona
    January 30th, 2010 at 20:52 | #1

    I have only started oil pulling 5 days and my chronic toothache has stopped, in fact I stopped taking painkillers after pulling for 2 days, amazing, I am continuing and have even got my astmatic 16year son to start, he suffered bad Herksheimer effect but persisted. I will hopefully keep you posted on how we are doing, and yes my gums have improved in colour and less spongy, my teeth really clean, ah my Dentist is not a happy bunny!

    Francesca Okona, London England.

  2. Divya SIngh
    February 2nd, 2010 at 22:25 | #2

    dear all,

    I am 23 years old, and have white hairs since the age of 16. I have tried a lot of treatments, and nothing seems to work.

    I came to know about oil pulling and want to follow religously. Please suggest what oils I should use.

    Regards,
    Divya

  3. February 4th, 2010 at 22:33 | #3

    Divya,
    Please do oil pulling with refined Sunflower oil or gingelly oil once daily in the morning. It may take atleast 3 months before you can notice any change in the color of the hair.

  4. kavita
    February 18th, 2010 at 13:21 | #4

    Hi,
    My 5 year old daughter catches cold very frequently resulting in wheezing, coughing etc.
    Can i start oil pulling for her with seasame oil?
    Please advise.

  5. Florence Cook
    February 18th, 2010 at 13:50 | #5

    Greetings:

    I have been reading all the wonderful things about oil pulling and have started two days ago. I have had hypothyroidism for decades and take thyroid medication–quite a large dose. Despite that, I have not noticed any improvement: my eyebrows have not grown back; my weight is still bothersome. I experience a generalized sluggishness and malaise. Also, arthritis in my hands is severe. this is difficult as I am an illustrator. Therefore, I have started OP with canola oil and hope to experience some of the wonderful improvements I have read about.

  6. March 1st, 2010 at 21:36 | #6

    Dear Kavita,

    Please try and teach your daughter how to do oil pulling with 5-10ml of water first. Show her by doing it yourself. She must spit it out after pulling. If you are satisfied, you can do it with oil and make her do it along with you with 5ml of oil only. Please make sure you brush her teeth after spitting it out, and wash her mouth with warm water.

    If you are satisfied, let her continue doing it and it should help her in reducing wheezing, cough etc.

    Best Wishes,
    Col. T. K. Rao

  7. debbie hewitt
    March 6th, 2010 at 00:18 | #7

    Hello, I wrote you a email, but I thought I would post this too, others might have the same question, I have old filling the ones with murcery I believe, my question is, with these fillings is it safe to op? I’ve been doing it for 24 days or so and I feel really good, and my teeth are getting whiter by the days, my skin looks softer, I have some gray hair, so I dyed it, I should have waited to see if it would bring back the color, darn, well I’mm 55 and I;ve have hyper thyroid ever since my last son was born, 1984 I feel this has really helped, If it is safe for me to continue, I will have my thyroid tested in another, month, thanks so much for your help and advice, debbie

  8. pauline
    April 2nd, 2010 at 22:04 | #8

    am 24 years old, i have dark circles around my eyes.. s oil pullin really useful to get rid of dark circles?

  9. April 9th, 2010 at 17:59 | #9

    @pauline
    Your dark circles will reduce with OP and it may take a few weeks depending on your state of health.

  10. ramu
    April 13th, 2010 at 17:36 | #10

    Is the oil pulling having same effect with similar type of patients. how does it work in the body scientifically to cure the diseases.

  11. knmanivannan
    April 19th, 2010 at 17:31 | #11

    Hi,
    I have itching for a longer period m(10Years) .Due to thi s i get disturbed sleep for a long period.Will o.p cures this ?

    Regards ,
    K.N.Manivannan.

  12. April 28th, 2010 at 17:27 | #12

    @ramu
    OP will have different effect on similar patiets based on their harmonal imbalance and state of health. SceintificallyOP brings about harmonal balance in the body by influencing pitutary and pineal glands.This harmonal balance in each individual cures diseases, may be of similar nature or different nature.The level of harmones and immunoglobins in the blood before OP and after OP can be checked for verification.

  13. April 28th, 2010 at 17:28 | #13

    @knmanivannan
    You practice OP for 2/3 months. Your itching should come down and sleep will be better and for a longer period.OP has produced good sleep for people who have practiced.

  14. bbsull
    January 13th, 2011 at 07:27 | #14

    Hi, i have acromegly and had a tumor removed from my pituitory a few years ago and take somavert injections daily to keep my growth hormone level under control. would op have any good, bad or dangerous side effect?

    [TK Rao]
    OP has increased growth hormone in many cases. I have no experience of this nature but I don’t see any side effects from doing OP.

  15. muthu priya
    January 24th, 2011 at 11:49 | #15

    i’m a software engineer..since i need to sit in a/c and infront of system,i developed dry eyes…

    i’m not able to work… will oil pulling work for me?? and how long should i do?

    [TK Rao]
    Your problem is due to the nature of the work you do. Oil Pulling should help you. Please do Oil Pulling for atleast a few weeks and see the results.

  16. BERNADETTE
    February 6th, 2011 at 05:40 | #16

    Which is the best oil to use? Is any one better than another.
    bernadette

    [TK Rao]
    Both sunflower and sesame oil work equally well. But some people might find one better than the other.

  17. jessica
    March 4th, 2011 at 07:58 | #17

    I am 24 years old and I have really bad teeth. I have had gingivitis for 10 years atleast and holes forming in my teeth. I need to find a cheap alternative to fixing my teeth. Will oil pulling work for me and help me?

    [TK Rao]
    OP would certainly help in improving the health of your gums and teeth and gingivitis will be cured.

  18. Jo
    March 9th, 2011 at 05:01 | #18

    Is roasted sesame oil effective or should a different type of sesame oil be used?

    [TK Rao]
    It shouldn’t be a problem as long as you are using either sesame or sun flower oil

  19. ceecee
    March 10th, 2011 at 21:26 | #19

    began oil pulling with virgin coconut oil 5 days ago…1 tbsp. for 20 min. sinus problems/excess mucous have disappeared. Teeth are whiter, skin smoother and less dry. A benign skin growth on my cheek which has been there for years has almost disappeared! Warning: due to detoxifying nature of OP, I experienced increased lethargy on days 3 and 4…still a bit tired, but look and feel healthier. I sincerely believe oil pulling is a “fountain of youth”.

  20. joanne terry
    March 17th, 2011 at 21:11 | #20

    I HAVE BEEN OIL-PULLING FOR APPROX. 4 MOS. 1HAVE A GOLD CROWN ON LOWER MOLAR AND HAVE NOTICED LATELY SWELLING OF THE GUM. MY DENTIST COULDN’T BELIEVE HOW MUCH WORSE MY GUM DISEASE WAS IN THIS AREA AND NOWI HAVE TO HAVE THAT TOOTH EXTRACTED AND MAYBE THE ONE NEXT TO IT ALSO.I DID NOT TELL DENTIST ABOUT THE OIL-PULLING BUT AM WONDERING IF THE OIL CAN BE CAUSING SOFTNESS TO THE ROOTS AND JAWBONE.THE ROOT IS ALSO BROKEN ON THE TOOTH WITH THE CROWN. I HAD A ROOT CANAL DONE ON THAT TOOTH.PLEASE ANSWER

    [TK Rao]
    This is peculiar since there were no cases of adverse effects of OP on gums. In fact it was found to be effective in reducing the swelling of gums.

  21. Amy Ramirez
    March 24th, 2011 at 04:37 | #21

    I would like to teach my 7 and 10 year old boys how to OP. How much oil would be appropriate for their ages?

    [TK Rao]
    I suggest using about 5-7ml of oil.

  22. swati
    May 11th, 2011 at 12:41 | #22

    I am a healty 46 yrs old working lady with 5.4″ height and 52 kgs weight. I live in Mumbai. I donot have any illness and i do swami ramdev’s pranayam practice every day. I would like to start OP. I would like to know how it will work/ function in my body (in a scientific way).

    Thank you very much. This is a noble work you are doing.

    Swati.

    [TK Rao]
    Please go through the website oilpulling.org. You can also purchase wonderful therapy oil pulling Book-2 for more details. It about 376 pages.

  23. G. KANNAN
    May 23rd, 2011 at 14:59 | #23

    Sir,

    I am 58 years old. For the past one year I am suffering from dark patches on my forehead . I have used a number if creams as per the advice of the Doctors but of no help. Whether OP will reduce those darkness from my forehead. Can I use gingely oil for OP.

    [TK Rao]
    You can use gingely oil for OP and the black patches on the forehead will reduce and disappear. It may take atleast 3 to 4 months.

  24. venugopal ig
    July 28th, 2011 at 21:54 | #24

    I have been trying OP for a week now I have just found the dark colour in my gums slowly fading away and pinkish red is visible, I suffer from severe allergic rhinitis which is worse now I hope it will clear, I hope ringworm infection will also clear away.

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