I’m walking through my favorite store (WholeFoods of course), and I came across an all natural hand sanitizer called CleanWell. I read the label and I was automatically sold.
Some of the ingredients are Thymus Vulgaris Oil, Aloe, and Citric Acid. For more on the rest of the natural ingredients click here.
It’s also safe for children to use and it’s not filled with harmful chemicals like triclosan — which is a common ingredient found in many popular brand soaps, toothpastes and mouthwashes.
Triclosan was found to impair muscle function in lab and animal tests according to a recent Smithsonian article: Article
The health dangers of Triclosan in personal products are very dangerous. To read more on this harmful chemical click here.
CleanWell Founder and Chief Scientist Dr. Larry Weiss is a widely published physician, scientist, and expert in the chemistry of natural products, infection control and epidemiology (the study of the causes and patterns of illness).
After years of working at the intersection of technology, healthcare, and behavior, Dr. Weiss recognized CleanWell as a unique opportunity to prevent illness rather than treat it.
Inspired by the science behind CleanWell, he now works to empower people with information, tools, and products to make better decisions and support a healthy lifestyle.
As parents and caregivers we have to educate ourselves on harmful products and chemicals we expose our families to on a daily basis. There are many natural home cleaning products on the market that can do the same job as the leading brands. The reason we don’t see or hear about them is because they’re not advertised as much as the popular brands.
Here are some natural home cleaning products to explore.
Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day
Jack’s Natural Cleaning Products