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Oil Pulling for Sinus Infections

Oil pulling is a safe and effective traditional home remedy for cleaning teeth and gums while detoxifying the body using food-grade sesame or coconut oil. Other oils can also be used. India and Asia have been oil pulling for at least 3,000 years, using this home remedy to treat approximately 30 systemic diseases. Oil pulling has only been popular in the US for about 20 years.

A sinus infection causes a variety of uncomfortable issues. Swollen nasal passages, inflammation in the mucous membranes, drainage and pressure are all common symptoms of the condition and can be difficult to treat. However, oil pulling may help treat this condition while supporting good overall health.

How Does Oil Pulling Work?

In short, oil pulling involves swishing oil in the mouth for up to 20 minutes. Depending on the oil used, this natural remedy functions as an effective antibacterial and antiviral treatment. As such, oil pulling functions to detox the body, cleanse the sinuses, and improve overall oral health. ...

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