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Will It Interfere with Thyroid Replacement?

Posted by Jenny

Hello, I came across this "oil pulling" and am eager to try it. However, I have thyroid cancer and had my thyroid removed in 1997. I have been taking a thyroid replacement since. For the past 2 years, I have been taking Armour 90 mg. My question is: Can I still do this oil pulling successfully? My goals would be to eliminate my eczema and to reduce/eliminate the thyroid cancer that still exists after 3 surgeries. If so, when would be the best time for me to do the oil pulling? And any recommendations on the type of oil to use? I need to take my thyroid replacement first thing every morning when I wake up. Thank you. Jenny

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

Jenny: Measure your urinary pH. Your eczema is an acid condition. It is very likely that your urinary pH is well below 6.5, something closer to 5 - 5.5, which is what causing all the problems.

Alkalize first then once the urine is alkaline at about 7. Then consider doing oil pulling. The reason is simple: oil pulling is somewhat acid forming, so to neutralize this, alkalizing drinks would help

The usual is 1 whole freshly squeezed lemon and add baking soda until the fizz stops, then add water to 1/2 glass of water. Taken twice a day on an empty stomach. It takes about 1-2 week to notice the reduction of eczema. Apply lavender oil to the skin to help reduce eczema or just use apple cider vinegar or vinegar to the skin to reduce the eczema. Inflammation of the skin in certain conditions can be a vitamin B complex deficiency or a molybdenum deficiency also.

Oil pulling in this case is seen as a supportive therapy rather than a primary therapy. In some rare cases iodine foot painting 2 or 3 times a week can also help the eczema since you seem to have a thyroid problems.