With allergy season right around the corner, we talk with Nate Jones, founder of Xlear (makers of an OTC xylitol-containing nasal spray) about whether this kooky non-absorbable sugar alcohol might help give us some relief. More woo or promising science? Watch and decide! (Spoiler Alert: Logan swears by the stuff)
Select articles and evidence for xylitol nasal spray in management of chronic rhinosinusitis and beyond:
- Xylitol nasal irrigation in the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis
- Xylitol’s effect on nasopharyngeal bacteria
- Xylitol’s effects on the mucosal surface fluid
- Overview of supporting data
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