Many of us carry around little bottles of antibacterial soap in our purses and love to just erase any trace of germs on our hands and in our homes. I admit to having my little bottle and using it frequently when out and about, but at what cost are we so desperately avoiding germs?
After exposing the cells to levels of triclosan similar to amounts people use daily, Pessah and his colleagues found that the chemical greatly interfered with the muscles’ ability to contract when stimulated, a response known as ‘excitation-contraction coupling.’
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/08/14/chemical-in-many-antibacterial-soaps-linked-with-impaired-muscle-function/?test=latestnews#ixzz23cYoYR55
|Now all the soaps I buy are without triclosan, however, I often get gifts of BBW soaps and that is why my powder room sometimes looks like this. My guests usually like the good-smelling stuff.|