Fragrances in Soaps Cause Health Problem | Yoga of Eating
Your regular bath soap bar may contain many of the thousand of chemicals regularly used in the fragrance and cosmetic industry. Unfortunately many of them are a by-product of petroleum and may be very harmful for our health. Many are even known carcinogens.
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𝗙𝗿𝗮𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 : Most soaps contain fragrances which get absorbed into the bloodstream via the skin and may cause health issues including endocrine disruption, organ toxicity, allergies, asthma, neurotoxicity and even cancer. Fragrances may also contain Phthalates which are associated with birth defects, hormone disruption and developmental toxicity. It's best to get synthetic fragrance free soaps.