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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Massage with Sesame Oil

Getting a massage with oils including essential oils has great benefits. Even your gums can benefit apparently.
" Gum massage with oil reduces bacteria
They found that S. mutans bacteria counts were significantly reduced among all the groups, but the sesame oil group's S. mutans counts were lower - reducing S. mutans counts from 5.47 (log-10 CFU) to 3.06, for a 2.41 average reduction. The olive oil gum massage group experienced a 2.21 reduction in S. mutans while the coconut oil gum massage group had a 2.06 reduction.
In comparison, the chlorhexidine  gel massage group had an average of 1.76 reduction in S. mutans counts."

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