10 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil (SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN)

3 – Coconut oil for teeth

Researchers have revealed that the growth of the acid-producing bacterium Streptococcus mutans found in the mouth, and a major cause of tooth decay, is inhibited by coconut oil.

Coconut oil that has been digested is capable of attacking the bacteria that can cause tooth decay. According to scientists, it’s a natural antibiotic which could also be integrated into commercially made dental hygiene products.[4]

What to do: Coconut oil pulling is a safe and effective alternative to chemically formulated mouthwash.[5]
Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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