Creating Healthy Home Environments

Varona, Verne
July 2005
Macrobiotics Today;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p15
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the factors, which help in keeping the home environment healthy. It also discusses the chemicals found in homes and workplace, which have degenerative effects. These include, ammonia, bleach, formaldehyde, chlorine, ethanol, cresol, lead, nitrobenzene, perchlorethylene/ammonium hydroxide, petroleum distillates, phenol, phosphates, polyvinylpyrrlidone et al. Today, there are many safe, low-toxic products that can replace the more familiar toxic brands from low toxicity flame-retardant treatments for wood-shingled rooftops to low odor, non-reactive paints and wood stains.


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