Posted on July 19th, 2016 and filed under Uncategorized
Cleaning one’s home is part of life, but many people don’t realize that within this most necessary ritual lies a hidden danger. Research has shown that harsh industrial chemicals used in popular cleansers can cause irreparable harm to the well-being of both children and adults.
Both internal and external health is at risk when handling many commercial cleaning products.
Your lungs are home to a sensitive, delicate mucus membrane which helps to filter the air received. When inhaled, noxious gases from ammonia and formaldehyde can be detrimental to the proper functioning of this precious organ, and can also cause severe neurological issues.
Your skin is meant to be a barrier against the dangers of the outside world, but some chemicals–such as sodium lauryl sulphate–often penetrate it, causing temporary discomfort in the form of allergies or permanent damage in the form of cancer. To learn more about cleaning products that can cause allergic reactions, check out This Article as well!