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The Fragrance Danger

Posted by Conrad Metz on

Today, more and more people are living healthier lives.  They exercise more, and they pay more attention to what they put in their bodies. But few people pay as much attention to what they put on their bodies. A study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information took nine different compounds, and compared the absorption rates between oral ingestion  and trans-dermal absorption. The common assumption was that the stratum corneum (outermost layer of skin) provided a strong protective barrier...blocking most toxins from entering the body. This study concluded that the skin absorbed an average of 64% of the selected compounds.  This...

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