Written By Liz Oakes
Products labelled as hypoallergenic laundry detergent are available.
Even if a detergent has this label it is still necessary to be very careful when buying new products to use if you are allergic or sensitive to chemicals or scents.
Those of you with health issues including those who have allergies, may react to a number of ingredients commonly found in washing powder.
There are some safe alternatives and you may be able to find some of these are available for sale.
Many products that may be hypoallergenic for the average person in the community, are not suitable for you if you are chemically sensitive.
This is why it is helpful to have a number of safe alternatives that you can use.
If you have been through your laundry clearing clutter, you may have removed all of the problem products and will now be looking for safe alternatives to replace them with.
It is good to detox your home and remove anything that is causing you health issues, especially when you feeling extremely sensitive, but you also want clean clothes!
Even if you find eco friendly laundry detergent that does not have added fragrance it may be the active ingredients in the products that cause the sensitive individual to react.
You will be aware however that it is necessary for products to contain some type of ingredients to actually clean the clothing. There are some safe alternatives and some of these are available for sale.
Some organic products may contain essential oils as their major ingredient, and some of these have quite a strong smell.
Citrus oils are commonly found in cleaning products as they are effective cleaners, but they may have too strong an odor for some of you to use.
If you have fragrance allergies, experiment with it very carefully. To a large degree it does depend on how sensitive you are, and this can vary a lot at different times depending on your health.
One way to solve this issue is by making your own safe homemade laundry detergent or soap. Create your own back to basics green cleaning supplies, made from pure ingredients.
Although there are a number of reasonably safe products on the market, many of you may still find that you react to them.
A good natural health approach is to make your own non toxic cleaning products at home. This includes making your own non-toxic homemade cleaners.
This may be the answer to this problem, to help you avoid getting sick. If you have allergies or sensitivities to chemicals, there are a number of good natural allergy remedies you can use to help you.
If you find laundry cleaning products that are labeled as hypoallergenic laundry detergent, these may be safe to use, but they may still contain ingredients that cause reactions in sensitive people.
If you can find natural organic products that are fragrance free this may be helpful, but you will still need to take care when selecting new products to use, if you are chemically sensitive.
Packaging that is labelled hypoallergenic is aimed towards the average person in the community.
Hopefully some of these will be fragrance free, and suitable for you if you have multiple chemical sensitivity symptoms or allergies.
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