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Science Behind

Xlear Products

Xlear Inc. centers on proactive health—staying healthy through transformational hygiene. Xlear xylitol-based products support that goal.

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Anti-Adherence of Bacteria – 1998

This study found that xylitol blocked adhesion of bacteria to epithelial cells, showing that xylitol inhibits bacteria from sticking to tissue, which allows the body to wash them away.

Kontiokari, T., Uhari, M., & Koskela, M. (1998). Antiadhesive effects of xylitol on otopathogenic bacteria. The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 41(5), 563–565.

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These studies demonstrate the benefits of using xylitol in sinus care products, the foundation of Xlear Sinus Care.

These studies discuss the use of xylitol-based products, such as Xlear, in treating viral and bacterial infections in the airways.

These studies examine the benefits of regularly using xylitol-based products, like Xlear, for the management of chronic sinus conditions.

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A Hygiene Lesson from History

From the time that Ignaz Semmelweiss first wrote about the need for physicians to wash their hands between patients and the time that it became the standard of care (or mandated because it wasn’t being done) was 150 years. Semmelweiss was ridiculed, laughed at, and discredited, but history proved him correct. Washing our hands and our nose are simple hygienic ways that we can stop the spread of bacteria and viruses.

Nasal hygiene is more important to our health than washing our hands. Washing our hands helps stop the spread of infections, but how often do you really get sick through your hands? Practically zero. You get sick when you touch your hands to your face, your nose, your eyes where bacteria and viruses can easily enter the body.

Wouldn’t it make more sense to wash our nose with something that blocks viral and bacterial adhesion?

The nose is where bacteria and viruses enter the body.  Nearly 75% of the visits to primary care physicians in the U.S. are related to upper respiratory issues. We can bring that number down significantly if we start washing our nose.

Xlear Nasal Spray was developed by Dr. Lon Jones who wanted to better serve his patients with upper respiratory illnesses and conditions. After reading the extensive research done in Finland on the benefits of xylitol, Dr. Jones developed a xylitol nasal spray to treat his patients with persistent upper-respiratory infections. He successfully treated his granddaughter’s ear infections and soon began dispensing the solution to other patients with ear, nose, and throat issues.

Let’s transform our hygiene and make it more effective. Wash your nose with Xlear.

Medical Disclaimer per FTC Guidelines

While there may be information on the Xlear website relating to certain conditions, including COVID, cold, flu and similar condition, should a medical condition exist, promptly see your own physician or health provider. Xlear does not offer medical diagnosis or treatment advice. Xlear makes no claims that it can cure, treat or prevent any conditions, including any conditions referenced on its website or in print materials, including COVID, cold, flu and similar condition. The information, including any scientific or clinical research, is made available for educational purposes only. This information helps people make informed decisions about potential treatment options for the various conditions referenced in the information. Xlear therefore makes every effort to ensure that any information it shares complies with national and international standards for clinical trial information and is committed to the timely disclosure of the design and results of all interventional clinical studies for innovative treatments available or that may be made available. However, research is not considered conclusive. Always consult your healthcare provider with any questions.
If you take prescription medications for any of these conditions or other conditions, including sinus and related conditions such as congestion, you should consult with your physician before discontinuing use of such medications as Xlear is not intended to replace or supplement any prescription medications.
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Xlear Inc. Statement on FTC Guidelines

Recently Xlear has removed a number of scientific studies and posted disclaimers on our website and social media. We have done this at the insistence of the Federal Trade Commission. We believe the FTC has no authority to stop us from giving you accurate scientific information. Moreover, the FTC lacks the scientific/medical expertise to evaluate such data. However, we are trying to work with the FTC to fix this.

We believe that you have a right to accurate and actionable scientific studies and data. We believe that accurate scientific data and studies are vital in helping individuals make smart and informed health decisions for themselves and their families.