Do you know an answer to a following question. Who doesn’t love the nice smelling candles in their home?
They can improve our mood and make nice atmosphere for all of us.
Did you know that they can be dangerous for you and your health? Well, yes, as a bunch of the candles contain paraffin or paraffin mixture in them. With all that said… Therefore the manufacturers are using this petroleum derivate as it’s a cheap wax type. People who suffer from asthma may experience even more respiratory problems when So there’re scented candles, that contain high amounts of paraffin in them. Now pay attention please. You must also know that this can be dangerous just like second hand smoking.
It discharges fumes that are similar to those of a diesel engine, when this paraffin type is melted.
When you have scented candles in your home, they will fill up the air with carcinogenic chemicals, that can be bad for you.
Carcinogens like benzene and luene are released into the air when the paraffin is melted and they can cause many different health problems, from headaches to lung cancer. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health highly recommends that you must limit your exposure to paraffin wax fumes. It is a recent study has also found that these paraffin fumes can also cause more severe diseases, just like.
Well, So there’re more than 20 xins in the paraffin candle wax.
We’re looking at the most dangerous.
Trichlorofluoromethane, Carbon Disulfide, 2Butanone, Trichloroethane, Trichloroethene, Carbon Tetrachloride, Tetrachloroethene, Chlorobenzene, Ethylbenzene, Styrene, Xylene, Phenol, Cresol. Look, there’re also synthetic scents and colors added to these scented candles. Besides, these ingredients can also lead to some allergic reactions. Oftentimes as a rule of a thumb, definitely avoid scented candles like Glade candles, Febreeze candles and cheap aromatherapy candles. As long as their glass containers sometimes explode, they pose even greater danger, the famous gel candles contain really similar petrochemicals as the paraffin.
Since they are usually imported and they may contain lead wicks, you must avoid cheap scented candles from the Dollar Store. Here’s what it’s a good idea to buy instead. Since they are the healthiest and best alternative of paraffin candles, the soy candles are very famous. These candles burn clean and longer than the paraffin candles, and they are soot free. Only one down side of these candles is that they will spoil without a preservative and they often contain bleach and hardeners. Actually the worst thing about these candles is that they are made of soy -and we all know that soy is the most genetically modified crop in the USA. Of course, these candles come in all shapes and sizes. You should take this seriously. You can find them molded or in a glass container. Beeswax candles don’t contain xins and they are soot free. These candles won’t cause any allergies -and they burn the brightest, they burn much cleaner than the other candles and the beeswax candles burn 5 times longer than the paraffin candles.