Some people are promoting their essential oils and EO containing products as being #FragranceFree.
A few years ago others were claiming their essential oils were #ScentFree.
It seems we need to have a closer look at this before more people are hurt.
Posted in Accessibility, Environmental Health, Environmental Sensitivities, Fragrance, Indoor Air Quality
Tagged allergies, aromatherapy, essential oils, formaldehyde, fragrance-free, Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals, MCS, MCS/ES, policy, scent free, terpenes, VOCs
(not just those of us who are adversely affected before others)
“Global experts in this field concluded that infertility and male reproductive dysfunctions, birth defects, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and neurobehavioral and learning disorders were among the conditions than can be attributed in part to exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs).”
New research estimates the cost in Europe alone to be in the billions of dollars. As these endocrine disrupting chemicals have been inflicted on the global population, and are found in countless everyday products and materials, the costs to society are huge (and the profits to the chemical and pharmaceutical companies are equally huge).
“The overwhelming majority of the reported costs were from “lost cognitive potential”
Dr Leonardo Trasande
I’ve posted about EDCs a few times, including here:
Endocrine Disruption… Huh? Why Should We Care?
Many of us have no idea what “those people” are talking about when they mention endocrine disruptors. Sounds like something foreign and insignificant, or at least it did to me, until something caught my attention a few years ago. …
Here are links to some of the news articles and how you can avoid some EDCs:
Posted in Chemicals, Disability, Environmental Health, Fragrance and Cosmetics, Health, Neurotoxicity, Pesticides, Policy, Public Health
Tagged air "fresheners", avoid endocrine disruptors, endocrine disrupting chemicals, endocrine disruption, fragrance chemicals, Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals, pesticides, phthalates, Research, toxic trespass