The 411 on Oil Pulling

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What Science Says

According to a recent article in The Atlantic, there have been a handful of studies done about oil pulling, most published in Indian journals, that have found that oil pulling does have oral health benefits. But because these studies were so small — only 20 people in each one — it’s not known if these benefits are real. 

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