Homemaking and health
House / / August 12, 2017
Take a look at your home with new eyes - so you did not see him.Now unlikely to see - all that will be discussed, in principle, inaccessible to the human eye.Follow us and you will learn how to make cleaner and more comfortable life in the bedroom and living room, kitchen and bathroom.
Carpets Synthetic carpets contain neurotoxins toluene and benzene, suppress the nervous system.They are allocated for 10 years! Any carpets - breeding grounds for bacteria, mites and molds .I do not want to part with lovingly selected interior details?Then:
- Vacuum carpets 2 times a week;
- select the type of vacuum cleaner which retains particles larger than 5 microns, and does not spray them back into the air;
- note cleaning embedded systems: the vacuum cleaner is installed, for example, on the balcony, and a pipe from it is supplied to the rooms - cleaned air is discharged directly into the street.
Chipboard emit a pair of polyurethane and polyvinylchloride years after purcha
- Buy Furniture made of natural wood or b / y (over 5 years), which has exhausted its supply of harmful fumes.
- When restoring old furniture, use a water-based formulations.
The smoke contains benzopyrene, irritating the eyes, nose, throat and lungs .Enjoying a crash wood in the fireplace:
- always keep the window ajar;
- install smoke and carbon monoxide detector near the fireplace;
- once a year remove the accumulation of creosote from the chimney, they interfere with the smoke out and the toxins get into the living room.
in fashion nemnuschihsya cotton sheets with the addition of polyester and synthetic quilts contain formaldehyde, a carcinogen also causes insomnia and fatigue.Such fabrics do not "breathe": we allocate 0.5 liters of sweat during 8 hours of sleep, and moist fibers are a breeding ground for bacteria.
- Choose cotton underwear.
- Blankets not trap moisture, keep the optimal body temperature.
mattresses contain polyurethane foam and polyester, irritating the skin, eyes, throat and lungs.Ticks, fungi and bacteria thrive just in mattresses, causing allergies.
- Buy natural mattresses.
- on a synthetic mattress put on top of a thick natural rug or put the mattress in such a case.
fabric dry cleaning solvent perchlorethylene vapors highlights - a carcinogen that is dangerous to the liver and nervous system.Fungi and mites love to live in the walls of cabinets, attacking allergies every time the door is opened.
- After dry for 1-2 days will hang clothes on the balcony or even open the cabinet door wide open.
- Wash dust from the walls and bottom of the cabinet.
- Shoes store at a slightly elevated stand, that air can circulate freely at the bottom, preventing the accumulation of dust, fungi and mites.
Cosmetics Nail polish contains toxins dibutyl phthalate, formaldehyde and toluene (irritation of the skin, lung, cancer, liver disease, pregnancy complications).Nail polish remover - acetone and ethyl acetate, irritating to eyes, mucous membrane of the nose and throat.Hairspray contains formaldehyde and polyvinyl pyrrolidone, carcinogens and allergens, irritating eyes and lungs.
- Read labels and avoid products containing these substances.
- Select natural hypo-allergenic versions of these funds.
- change the image so that there is no need to regularly use the nail polish and hair did not need fixing varnish.Do
- natural manicure: nail polish and treat the crust of lemon or chamois, rub into the nail and cuticle warm almond or olive oil, and varnish, do not apply at all.
From mold no one is immune.It not only spoils the appearance, but also cause allergies, asthma, and headaches.
- After a shower, open the door or turn on a fan: even a slight movement of air humidity and cures.
- To get rid of mold, spray it from a spray mixture of 1 hour. L.Tea tree oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) and 2 cups of water.
- If the spraying agent from the ceiling drips, drops collect sponge - but in any case, do not wash means that it remains on the surface.
- strong aroma of tea tree oil is dispersed in 12 hours.
We have long accepted the inevitable - cleaning products abound harmful substances.Otherwise, what are they cleaning ?!Cleaners contain ammonia, cresol, phenol and ethanol - all this reflects badly on the skin and lungs.
- Replace cleaner toilets, sinks and bathtubs to a mixture of 2 cups of water, 1/4 cup of the liquid cosmetic soap based on natural (olive) oil, 1 tbsp.l.tea tree oil and 10 drops of eucalyptus oil (Eucaliptus globulus) or peppermint (Mentha x piperita).Spray from a spray, wipe with a sponge.
- To mirror and metal parts shine, spray on them a mixture of 1.5 cups of vinegar, 0.5 cups of water and 8 drops of citrus oils (eg lemon Citrus x limon), and then wipe dry with a cloth.
aluminum particles entering the body with food, bad effects on the kidneys and liver, impaired bone and nerve tissue.
- replace aluminum cookware and utensils on enamelled or anodised and glass products, cast iron, stainless steel, porcelain and terracotta.
- Store food in glass, plastic utensils.Minimize the use of foil (for baking the product first wrap in wax paper).
Because of love to clean the dishes we breathe chlorine and ammonia.They irritate the eyes and respiratory tract.
- Use detergent mixture of 4 Art.l.liquid soap based on olive oil, 2.5 cups of water, 15 drops of lemon essential oil, 6 drops of lavender oil (Lavandula angustifolia) and 5 drops of bergamot oil (Citrus bergamia).
- are not in the kitchen during the drying cycle of the dishwasher, or when someone is washing the dishes.Thoroughly rinse with hot water before use.
sponges and rags
We keep the sponge next to the sink, where it is warm and humid - an ideal environment for bacteria!And then use them ...
- Put sponges in the microwave for 3 minutes on high power.
- Put them in the dishwasher every time you wash the dishes.
artificial air fresheners contain a lot of chemicals that irritate the lungs.
- Arrange cross ventilation - open two windows and the door and window.
- Use natural air freshener: pour into a spray bottle mix 1 cup of water with 5-7 drops of your favorite essential oil.
- particularly malignant odors repulse spray a mixture of 1 cup of vodka with 20 drops of vanilla (Vanilla tahitensis) or pineapple (Ananas cosmosus) essential oil.Tightly cover the trash, often take out of it.
- If you add up the garbage in the bag - keep the package closed (slightly tie, for example).
- To maintain freshness Spray the bottom of the box 1/2 cup borax - it eliminates bacteria and mold - the cause of the smell of stale.