Sunday, March 11, 2012

Scented Candles Alert


In recent years their sales have grown to enormous proportions because they are in some ways become an indispensable addition to the time for yourself, but watch out - their toxins like cigarette smoke. Few homes that are not pervasive smell of scented candles.We are putting them to smell the room, made ​​a romantic atmosphere or increase the pleasure of bathing in warm baths. But,whether scented candles which elevates mood actually be harmful?

Studies have shown that some scented candles in the smoke released toxic substances almost as much as cigarette smoke.Their detrimental effect is particularly prominent because they are usually burned in poorly ventilated rooms, like bathrooms or during evenings when the windows are mostly closed, and the release of chemicals can cause contamination of the room that is large enough to increase the risk of developing asthma, eczema and skin problems.

So if you already can not resist, treat yourself to those expensive versions made ​​from beeswax or soy, which rarely cause problems.Problematic are just cheaper ones, which are the most commonly purchased, and are made of paraffin wax, a byproduct of the petroleum industry. They released a number of compounds that can be problematic for health.

U.S. researchers who conducted the study say that occasional use is unlikely to have negative effects, but their daily burning for several years and is often used in bathrooms, for example, can cause problems.

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