Common Antiseptic Ingredients De-Energize Cells And Impair Hormone Response

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A new in-vitro study by University of California, Davis, researchers indicates that quaternary ammonium compounds, or “quats,” used as antimicrobial agents in common household products inhibit mitochondria, the powerhouses of the cell, as well as estrogenic functions in cells. Their findings will appear online Aug. 22 in Environmental Health Perspectives, a publication of the National Institute […]

Is Your Toothpaste Full Of Carcinogens?

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You might not think twice about the chemicals in your cosmetics, in the way you would worry about absorbing chemicals from food, but that’s what happens every time you brush your teeth. And with the ever increasing knowledge about the harm that some of these chemicals are doing, it certainly is something to worry about. […]

Healing Power Of Aloe Vera Proves Beneficial For Teeth And Gums, Too

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Aloe vera tooth gel is intended, like toothpaste, to eliminate disease-causing bacteria in the mouth. The aloe vera plant has a long history of healing power. Its ability to heal burns and cuts and soothe pain has been documented as far back as the 10th century. Legend has it that Cleopatra used aloe vera to […]