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Safe During Breastfeeding?

Posted by Sara (Northern CA)

Hi- Thank you for this site, I am totally addicted to it. I am very interested in Oil Pulling but wonder if it is safe during breastfeeding- any idea? My thought is that toxins are stored in the fatty tissues (such as breasts) and that pulling them out could send them into my milk and therefore into my daughter's food supply. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated- I really don't want to have to wait until I am no longer nursing if I dont have to. Thank you so much! -Sara

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

Usually most vegetables oils are eaten along with salads and fried foods, where toxic accumulation occurs during the cooking process. The heavy metals get absorbed into the oil during frying and we take eat that. Now those thing are socially acceptable and everyone eats them without a second thought.

On the other hand, if you oil pull and then spit it out, the toxic accumulation is not acquired, as heavy metals and other toxins are removed from the mouth and prevents such toxic metals from being accumulated. It is as if we are using our mouth as a filtering device to remove the toxic metal overload.

The best I can say about oil pulling is if you don't have a bad sore throat or colds, oil pulling is generally o.k. Sore throats and colds is often better handled with a 0.5% to 1% solution of hydrogen peroxide with some baking soda, done between 5-10 minutes apart for at least 10 times or until it is gone, whichever comes first. Under most cases the sore throat will seize or at least the colds virus will be reduced.

I have seen a mother whose child was generally ADHD, autistic and had other learning problems. The mother had a hair mineral analysis done which showed that toxic heavy metals were way over the charts. It is thought that these high levels may have caused the child's health issues, during pregancy and while breastfeeding.

The mother should have removed heavy metal toxicity before, during and after pregnancy so that the child is not affected during fetal development and breast feeding from such toxic metals as mercury, lead, and cadmium.

This is one key ignored elements in other places, by placing the cause of the child's autistism, ADHD and other behavioral disorders not related to toxic mercury and aluminum vaccinations.

Some pots and pans I recently heard had high aluminum or even cadmium levels from the soldiering materials. Now how many times do you see a salesman telling you that their stainless steel faucets or pots and pans or fertizers used is free of mercury of cadmium? We ignore this piece of vital information, which is why we are so overloaded with toxic heavy metals.

Therefore, detoxification of heavy metals is wise to reduce toxic overload in the mother that may effect the child's fetal development and the milk during breastfeeding.