HOUSTON Texas is experiencing an oil boom and it s not the kind you put in your car. This oil is made for swishing in your mouth.

Oil Pulling is supposed to help with everything from oral health to arthritis pain.

Oil Pulling has been used for centuries in Indian medicine, said Becki O Brien, who runs the juice bar at Big Yoga.

Oil Pulling is swishing organic, cold-pressed, unrefined oil in your mouth for 20 minutes. The oil supposedly pulls toxins from your body and expunges them when you spit them out.

It can t hurt, said Dr. Wayne Brueggen.

There is still no hard science to back up the benefits of Oil Pulling.

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