Many give off toxic fumes which are known as VOCs (volatile organic compounds) which build up in the body causing fatigue, headaches, and many other illnesses.
while the chemicals in cleaners foam, bleach, and disinfect to make our dishes, bathtubs and countertops gleaming and germ-free, many also contribute to indoor air pollution, are poisonous if ingested, and can be harmful if inhaled or touched. In fact, some cleaners are among the most toxic products found in the home. In 2000, cleaning products were responsible for nearly 10% of all toxic exposures reported to U.S. Poison Control Centers, accounting for 206,636 calls. Of these, 120,434 exposures involved children under six, who can swallow or spill cleaners stored or left open inside the home…(see http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_279.cfm)
These days we are constantly bombarded with the news of how we are overloading our bodies with toxic chemicals as well as destroying the environment. We are becoming more and more unwell. Our children are more angry and unhappy. What about an alternative to commercial cleaners? Discovers ways to make your own natural, safe & cheap cleaning products that clean the home while filling the rooms with relaxing and calming essential oils.
I have been in the Natural Therapy industry for over 25 years. I also have 4 sons. Over time I have experimented with a number of cleaning solutions. Cleaning solutions that are healthy and non-toxic. We are exposed to vast amounts of chemicals every day in our lives. Why add to the body’s chemical mix ?
contains cleaning recipes and cleaning solutions for all the rooms of your home, as well… Read more…