Why fragrant candles and diffusers are dangerous (The dangers of synthetic fragrance)

The hidden poison in synthetic scent   |   The side effects of fragrant candles and diffusers   |   The dangers of synthetic fragrance   Air fresheners such as fragranced candles, incense sticks, and diffusers are very popular to provide pleasant smell as well as heal anxiety. Do you know this kind of artificial air-fresheners can be poisonous and even cause cancer, autism, allergies, asthma, and many other serious health issues? In fact, most fragrances sold on the market are synthetic ones which contain various chemicals to make fragrances in liquid or solid forms.   Thus, the synthetic fragrance can be called ‘the collection of various chemical components’. According to research, 95% of chemicals used in synthetic fragrances are derived from crude oil (known as petroleum). If a synthetic fragrance is used in a closed space for a long time, it adversely affects your health. Fragrance chemicals in Air-fresheners contaminate the indoor air. In particular, Isopropanol and phthalate enter the body through breathing and cause the health problems in respiratory and circulatory organs. Using fragrant candles is also connected to the high level of health risk. Because most candles are made of paraffin wax which creates highly toxic benzene and toluene when burned…

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