Chemical Detox Tips: 10 Toxic Products in Your Home
These common products are poisoning you. Here are easy, healthy alternatives.
Your Cleaning Products
The irony is that we use chemicals to achieve cleanliness in our homes. Unfortunately, so many of these products have chemicals that are highly dangerous to humans and pets, possibly causing vomiting (just from inhaling the fumes!), hormone disruption, organ damage, skin rashes, burns and irritation.
Chemical Detox Tip:
By far the safest, least expensive and most effective cleaners are items you probably already own: you will be surprised how many uses there are for baking soda and white vinegar (they make a great drain cleaner, disinfectant, glass cleaner, etc.) Here’s how.
If you don’t want to learn about natural cleaning methods, then use cleaning products labeled as eco-friendly that contain all natural ingredients (but be careful, because these terms are not regulated, and those products could still be toxic!) It’s easier to find non-toxic cleaning products at your health food store or Whole Foods, and Seventh Generation brand is widely available.