How much do you love your air?
Smell is a quick indicator of the hygiene conditions of a place, person or item. To deal with oduor, people have devised many solutions. The obvious and right method being cleaning the mess that is causing the smell. This is the healthiest and cheapest method.
However, there are other methods like using air fresheners and scented candles to mask the oduors. This method is quicker and uses less effort but only works for a while. More disadvantageous is the effects that it has on human health and the environment.
Air fresheners are prepared by mixing up industrial chemicals. Fewer than 10% of air freshener ingredients are typically disclosed to the public. No matter what the label reads, there is no way for the ordinary consumer to ascertain the contents of their favorite
air freshener or scented candles. Thank God though for lab tests and scientists. Studies reveal that there are atleast two dangerous chemicals that are used in the manufacture of air fresheners
Phthalates, responsible for the spreading of the scent are proven to cause serious effects in your reproductive system including hormonal abnormalities and deformation in births.
Benzene also used in the manufacture of air fresheners and scented candles is known to cause leukemia. It also causes dizziness, unconsciousness or death. That is not all, when exposed to it for long, it will interfere with bone marrow and blood production.
spices and essential oils like lavender or cinammmon; vinegar or zeolite to keep fresh and stay healthy while at the same time saving up on some money and the environment.