toothpaste on plastic toothbrush

 

Triclosan Linked To Osteoporosis In Women

This article published in The Herald online looks at the dangers of Triclosan in antiseptic and antibacterial hand rubs and hand washes and toothpastes. Once again a reminder to read labels and thoroughly check what ingredients are in your personal care products. “Women exposed to a chemical used in some toothpastes, soaps and antibacterial products are at higher risk of …

 

 

DIY Bathroom Spray Cleaner

There are particular blends of essential oils that are very effective in killing off bacteria. This germ busting trio have been shown to fight bacterial infections like candida and E.coli and to combat staph infections.  Bathrooms can harbor potentially dangerous strains of bacteria that are difficult to kill – even if you do use toxic chemicals – as over time …

 

blue antibacterial soap

 

Antibacterial Soap Ban

The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in the U.S. has just banned antibacterial soaps for having the potential to harm us and no potential to be “antibacterial” as they claim. There is more evidence suggesting that the key ingredients in some of these products cause a variety of problems, including hormone imbalances, and that when it comes to fighting bacteria, regular soap …