What is Oil pulling?

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Oil pulling or oil swishing, in alternative medicine, is a traditional Indian folk remedy that involves swishing oil in the mouth for claimed oral and systemic health benefits.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oil pulling

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having Oil pulling

Dosage Patients
daily 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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1 patient evaluation for Oil pulling

Mar 13, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for digestive problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bad breath (halitosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily

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