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Silent Killer- Scented Candles Could Cause Cancer!

Silent Killer- Scented Candles Could Cause Cancer!

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Is it potential danger of scented candles enough to no longer enjoy their tempting smell? The scent of sweet vanilla, chocolate, apple and cinnamon coming from scented candles or air fresheners are very nice for the most people, but what really lies behind this attractive screen? A new study claims: a health danger! The results of the latest survey showed that our common products such as scented candles and all kinds of scented air fresheners like gels can be very sick. The researchers concluded that long-term exposure to these products can lead to the development of cancer, lung damage and asthma.

Not only that, their chemical composition can transform the structure of DNA. If you are among those who like to enjoy the atmosphere of scented candles, you will be shocked by the fact that smells like the one that is reminiscent of incense in candles can cause cancerous mutations in DNA. Chemicals in these candles can be slipped into your lungs and cause severe reactions, says the research. The woody fragrances also are toxic, even more than tobacco products, for example, write the “Womansday”.

Air fresheners may be associated with asthma and disruption of hormones. Part of the research has shown that such fresheners can contain high levels of formaldehyde, which can cause cancer of the throat and nose.

Research of International Journal of Public Health in 2013 showed that pregnant women who were exposed to air fresheners born children were more prone to lung infections. However, SC Johnson produces Glade air freshener and claims that their products are completely safe for the health. Can we take such things serious? Many associations that investigate the impact of some products on the health believe that we could not.

Part of the research points that most terrible of all is that scented candle is not necessary to be burned either to be danger for health. Evaporation of candles in your home is dangerous in itself, -the Daily Mail reports. Part of the study showed that candles can absorb dangerous chemicals in the body. Is it a potential danger of scented candles enough to no longer enjoy their tempting smell? If we believe in already mentioned investigations, we’re cornered.