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August 18, 2014
As we've said before......"The chemical triclosan - used in many antibacterial products like soap, toothpaste and antibacterial hand-wash, has been linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals. Regulators are reviewing whether it’s safe to put in soap, cutting boards and toys. Consumer companies are phasing it out. Minnesota voted in May to ban it in many products.
At the same time, millions of Americans are putting it in their mouths every day, by way of a top-selling toothpaste that uses the antibacterial chemical to head off gum disease -- Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s Total." according to Bloomberg News. Read the article here ( the paragraph titled Rodent Bones is a bit disturbing)
Check out our blog post about Antibacterial Soap from October 2013 :
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July 15, 2014
Sleeplessness Home Remedy: Hot milk really does work before bed because it contains calcium, which is a general relaxant as well as a muscle relaxant.Hot milk also contains triptophane, an amino acid that helps with the first phase of falling to sleep. Lavender is also a relaxant. You can put eight drops of lavender oil in a little whole milk, cream or oil, and add it to a hot bath after it is drawn. If you don't have a tub, put three drops of lavender oil on the middle of your spine, right below the hairline.