“Bad For Body” Scented Candles, says Chemist, Explain Why

Scented candles are used during festivals and other special occasions.

A chemist has warned people not to use scented candles at home. These candles are a great addition to the home and fill the indoor air with a soothing scent. But Dr. Dan Gubler, a PhD organic chemist, said they can do more harm than good.

Dr Gubler posted the advice on TikTok, a video -sharing platform banned in India. But websites around the world have reported on the chemist’s video, and the advice he gave.

He started the video by talking about scented candles and then dived in-depth to explain the risks they pose if used in excess.

“There are many clinical studies released recently that show that frequently burned internal wax can cause serious health problems, including inhibiting the ability of cells especially in the bladder to grow normally,” said Dr. Guble, holding a white scented stick. candles, according to the weekly British celebrity news website OK!

“When we think of pollution, we think of it as an external thing but internal pollution caused by burning candles, air fresheners and other sources is in big trouble,” the doctor said again, according to the publication.

He also explained the problems that can be caused by candles.

“Candles are made from cheap paraffin wax, artificial fragrances and dyes, and when they are burned, they emit carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, Benzopyrene, and other volatile compounds,” according to OK!

“It’s not good for the body, it interferes with the body’s ability to reproduce,” the doctor said.

Dr. Gubler has 30,000 followers on TikTok, but the video became contagious and has been watched by over 18 million people.

In India, scented candles are used on special occasions, such as Valentine’s Day and festivals like Diwali.


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