What is Oil pulling?

Category: Procedures


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.

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Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 29
Condition: Central Sensitivity Syndrome 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Central Sensitivity Syndrome

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Mar 13, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Digestive problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bad breath (halitosis))
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily

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