Air Fresheners: Not So Fresh

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Upon closer inspection, many of the market claims that air fresheners make turn out to be a farce - a very tricky, dangerous one at that. This nugget of info is just the beginning...

"Air fresheners almost never 'freshen' the air. They just mask odors, either with synthetic fragrance or by interfering with your ability to smell by coating your nasal passages with an oil film or releasing a nerve-deadening agent. In rare cases, they will actually break down the offensive odor."




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