In Kavala Graha, you use a smaller amount of oil, swish between the teeth, and gargle at the back of the throat.
Thousands of people are posting videos on YouTube while they gargle and swirl oil in their mouths.
1520s, from Middle French gargouiller "to gurgle, bubble" (14c.), from Old French gargole "throat, waterspout," perhaps from garg-, imitative of throat sounds, + *goule, dialect word for "mouth," from Latin gula "throat." Related: Gargled; gargling. The earlier, native, form of the word was Middle English gargarize (early 15c.).
1650s, from gargle (v.).
gargle gar·gle (gär'gəl)
v. gar·gled, gar·gling, gar·gles
To force exhaled air through a liquid held in the back of the mouth, with the head tilted back, in order to cleanse or medicate the mouth or throat. n.
A medicated fluid used for gargling. Also called throatwash.
A drink, esp of liquor (1864+)verb
To drain and flush the radiator of a truck (1930s+ Truckers)