|I am sure that most of you will know that your skin is the largest organ of your body, the skin can absorb chemicals in to your blood stream which in turn, will be distributed through out your body system. Many people assume that your skin is watertight and therefore is a protective cover, well it certainly is a protective cover, but it is unable to keep out chemicals either toxic, or non - toxic. That is why there are such medicinal patches like Hormone Replacement Therapy, or Nicotene patches to help you stop smoking, the chemicals are absorbed slowly through the skin.
Most homes and bathrooms are loaded with toxic chemicals, the first one to think of, is your Deodorant, these are designed to penetrate your skin, it has also been suggested that this is the link to why women's breast cancer rate is on the increase, along with many other chemically induced illnesses and irritations.
I know that a large number of so called experts deny this theory, perhaps some of them have vested interests and sometimes the research has been sponsored by the companies that manufacture these toxic products.
A recent study showed that the connection between chemically loaded deodorants and breast cancer were examined and it was found that a disproportionately high incidence of breast cancer occurs in the area where deodorants are applied, a scientist described the area as the upper outer quadrant of the breast.
Antiperpirants and deodorants contain a high percentage of chemicals known to have a number of toxic effects, which includes, aluminium salts,parabens (phydroxybenzoic acid) phthalates, butylated hydroxytoluene, and many others with scientific names that have never been studied for their long term effects or safety.
Why don't we do something about it, well unfortunately we are all a little apathetic, most of these toxins are low dose and have an effect in the long term, if they don't kill you the minute that you use them, or they don't burn you or make you itch, or bring you out in a rash, why bother, its a long way down the track before anything will happen, so no demands are made upon the manufacturers of these products.
It was brought to my attention recently, a product in the United Kingdom with the brand name "Boots" a large old established Pharmaceutical company, it was made up of the following ingredients, Aqua, Cocamidoproply Betane, Sodium Laureth Sulphate, Sodium Chloride, Benzyl Alcohol, PEG-6 Cocamide, Citric Acid, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Parfum, Sodium Methylparaben.
What do you think the product was for? It was "Tearless, Baby Shampoo". We are using this on our small children.
What can you do about it? For a start, you can gradually change the products that you currently use, just do it one at a time as they run out, shop around and you will find that there are toxic and chemical free Antiperspirants, Deodorants, Shampoos, Hair Conditioners, Toothpastes, Soaps, Body Lotions, Moisturising Creams, just stop feeding your skin with all these toxins, when you really do not have to do yourself long term harm.
If you visit my websites there is more information on this subject, you can contact me, and I will forward you a free recipe to make your own Shampoo and Conditioner, that has no toxins or dangerous chemicals. We also have natural products that will help to restore your immune system.
Any questions you have please email me and I will try to answer you as soon as I can.
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