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.

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1 patient evaluation for Oil pulling

Hope_In_Christ
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Hope_In_Christ
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 27
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)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Digestive problems: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bad breath (halitosis): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Daily

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