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Healthy Hunkering Down - new post at Gorgeously Green:

Healthy Hunkering Down - new post at Gorgeously Green:

In the winter, the air quality in our homes can be considerably worse than in the summer. This is because windows and doors are typically closed, and given that indoor air quality can be 7-10 times worse than outdoor air quality, we need to minimize our exposure to common household toxins. I suggest whizzing through this checklist to see if you are covered: 1. Get rid of any air fresheners (unless made from 100% pure essential oils,) because they can significantly degrade your indoor air quality. 2. Only burn candles that are made from either soy or coconut wax – make sure they are only scented with 100% pure essential oils. 3. Vacuum using a HEPA filter twice a week, especially around media or electrical consoles – the dust that gathers around these stations contains toxic fire retardants. 4. Fill your home with air purifying plants . 5. Crack a window for at least an hou...

Full article: http://www.gorgeouslygreen.com/blog/healthy-hunkering-down/

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