The Hand Sanitizer Controversy

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french-lavender-hand-sanitizer-gelWhat goes on your body goes in your body.

Therefore I refuse to use conventional hand sanitizers, as they are filled with chemicals I would prefer to avoid.

I prefer to use good old fashioned soap and water whenever possible. But for those times when they are absolutely needed many companies (including EO Products) have formulated organic hand sanitizers which clean with essential oils rather than chemicals.

Followup article:
Widely Used Antibacterial Agents (Triclosan) May Lead to Significant Health Concerns
http://tools.niehs.nih.gov/srp/researchbriefs/view.cfm?Brief_ID=213
Triclosan (TCS), a chemical widely used for its antibacterial properties, was shown to weaken heart and skeletal muscle activity in animal models in a study performed at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center.[more…]

Angela Taylor is the author of The BrainFood Cookbook. She successfully recovered her son from autism using the GAPS/Paleo diet. She resides in Baltimore, MD and holds three degrees from John Hopkins University. Angela is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and works with clients via Skype and in-person in Baltimore. www.brainfoodhealthcoaching.com

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