4 Major Health Benefits of Using Eco-friendly Home Products
Recently, there is a lot of awareness about eco-friendliness. Most people have understood that it’s important to use products that are biodegradable and thus safe for the environment. However, making our earth safe is not the only benefit of eco-friendly products. These products are also better for our health than the products made from artificial materials that are not easily biodegradable. Here are a few prominent benefits of eco-friendly products for our health.
1. No Exposure to Harmful Compounds
When we use natural, eco-friendly products, we avoid getting exposed to harmful compounds. On the other hand, artificial materials like plastics contain lead, BPA and several other harmful chemicals that can potentially cause various diseases and illnesses in adults as well as children.
The harmful compounds in artificial products can cause diseases like heart disease, reproductive system abnormalities, autoimmune disorders and diabetes in adults, and stunted growth, premature puberty, autoimmune diseases and diabetes in children.
Thus by replacing your plastic toothbrushes, for example, with toothbrushes made from bamboo handles and charcoal bristles are much safer and healthier for you. Charcoal is a great antibacterial and even removes plaque effectively and, is therefore offer you healthy teeth and gums.
2. Mental Health
By now, it has been proved by research that artificial materials can cause stress due to the toxins they release in air. Due to this, they damage your quality of life. You cannot focus and your cognitive functions are hampered.
However, when you use eco-friendly products, you can breathe in more fresh air whereby you feel stress-free and energetic.
Thus you can switch to products like eco-friendly ear buds made from bamboo and cotton swabs. Bamboo is a natural antimicrobial and antibacterial, apart from being completely recyclable and eco-friendly.
3. Rectifies Posture and Other Body Abnormalities
Due to today’s sedentary lifestyle, and continuously staring at mobile phones, TV and computer screens for long hours, most people experience pain in their back and neck. In such a scenario, eco-friendly support wear such as back support, ankle support and knee support is a great help to correct your posture. It also helps retain muscle memory and realign spine to rectify posture. You can wear it discreetly under your clothes.
4. Grow Hair without Side Effects
Natural hair and eyelash growth serums made of natural ingredients are packed with natural nutrients as opposed to chemical hair products that are toxic to your hair and skin.
Hopefully, you’ve understood by now that using eco-friendly products is good for your own health. Start using them and keep yourself and our earth safe and healthy.