[klawr-een, -in, klohr-] noun
- a halogen element, a heavy, greenish-yellow, incombustible, water-soluble, poisonous gas that is highly irritating to the respiratory organs, obtained chiefly by electrolysis of sodium chloride brine: used for water purification, in the making of bleaching powder, and in the manufacture both of chemicals that do not contain chlorine, as ethylene glycol, and of those that do.
Here at Crystal Clear Concepts we continue to educate the public about the chemicals that are in our tap water. We never think about the same chemicals that clean our pools could be in our tap water that we might be drinking.
Much chlorine exposure happens by choice and by simply making new choices you can help reduce exposure risks. If you have a pool, avoid chlorine products. There are alternative methods that can be used to keep pools disinfected, including silver-copper ion generators and salt water.
Reducing Chlorine Exposure
One of the most significant measures you can take is to always drink distilled water or consider a water purification system for your home. It will help to reduce toxins before the water even comes out the faucet.
Continue Reading Toxic Chemical: The Health Dangers of Chlorine by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM
Chlorine is a naturally occurring element and, as part of the literal salt of the earth, very abundant. Humans have harnessed chlorine and most commonly use it for disinfecting purposes. Unfortunately, chlorine’s potential toxicity is not limited to mold and fungus and has actually been linked to serious health dangers for humans.
Do you know what is in your water?