How do you identify and eradicate the hidden toxins in your home that may be harming your family’s health and wellness? We are going to start a several part series on discovering natural substitutions and simple DIY solutions that will give you peace of mind that your home is not actually a source of unhealthy elements doing more harm than good to your family’s health.
The Hidden Toxins in Antibacterial Soap and Toothpastes
The antimicrobial chemical Triclosan is just one of the chemicals used in some toothpastes and antibacterial soaps that is believed to disrupt thyroid function and hormone levels in people; when it mixes into waste-water, it can cause sex changes in aquatic life.
Many health experts believe that overuse of this and other antibacterial chemicals is promoting the growth of bacteria that are resistant to antibacterial treatment. In addition to triclosan, toothpaste can also include other harmful substances such as Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), Fluoride, Aspartame, Propylene Glycol, DEA, or even Microbeads (plastic pellets).
A Natural Option for Toothpaste and Antibacterial Soap
Thieves Aromabright Toothpaste uses the popular Young Living Thieves Essential Oil blend to clean teeth and gums – all without the use of fluoride and synthetic dies. It also avoids using processed sugar or artificial sweeteners.
Your family’s health and wellness should your highest priority and we look forward to sharing with you more tips in how to do that as we continue this series in having a Toxin Free Family!
How do you protect your family’s health and wellness in the toxin clouded world we live in?