You should ask yourself, are Soft Clothes Really Worth the Health Dangers from Fabric Softener?
Did you know that using fabric softeners has been linked to headache, and severe organ and central nervous system damage, and even cancer.
Since fabric softeners stay in your clothing for a long time, the toxic chemicals are slowly being absorbed onto your skin or released into the air.
Fabric Softeners Cause Pancreatic Cancer and More
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fabric softeners are loaded with toxic petrochemicals such as:
Benzyl Acetate. Our skin absorbs this dangerous chemical fast. It can cause pancreatic cancer and irritation to the lungs.
Limonene is a known carcinogen. This chemical causes skin allergy, eye and skin irritation.
Benzyl Alcohol is very toxic. Prolonged exposure to benzyl alcohol can result in respiratory failure, vasodilation, hypotension, convulsions, and paralysis. It can cause headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and dramatic drops in blood pressure.
Ethyl Acetate: This chemicals is on the EPA’s Hazardous Waste list. It’s so harmful that it can seriously damage internal organs when ingestion or inhaled.
Linalool: A dangerous chemicals that in animal testing, have led to death. Causes severe skin irritation.
Chloroform: Cause kidney, liver, heart and skin disorders and even death.
Phthalates: According to animal studies can damage the liver, kidneys, lungs, and reproductive system especially in children.
You can always use other alternatives to these toxic fabric softeners like this – (this is what I use)
DETOX TOXINS FROM YOUR BODY
If you want your liver to function properly (eliminate toxins and cleanse all the impurities) you should consume reishi mushrooms daily. In, a study in Food and Chemical Toxicology showed that using reishi mushroom reversed chemical-driven liver damage in mice. Reishi mushroom is known for its anti cancer properties. It eliminates free radicals and promotes liver cell regeneration. Just take 1/2 tablespoon a day!