Every now and then a patient will tell me that their urine looks "funny" sometimes. When I ask them what they mean by that, they invariably tell me that it seems to change colors. They're concerned if these color changes are anything to worry about. Here's what I tell them.
Oil pulling as it is known today has its origins in Ayurvedic medicine. The ancient Indian text Charaka Samhita makes claims that it is beneficial to over 30 different disorders such as asthma, hormonal disorders, digestive issues and cardiovascular trouble.