Category: Alternative

Candles Are Burning

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  1. Aug 06,  · Yes—but keep reading. When candles are burned, they release carcinogenic toxins (benzene, toluene, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acrolein and) most recognizable, soot into the air. The emissions from paraffin candles contain many of the same toxins produced by burning diesel fuel.
  2. Dec 26,  · As this other study by European researchers found, when candles burn they produce mostly carbon dioxide, water, and fragrance (if you’re burning a scented candle) and any other chemicals that are Author: Sam Gutierrez.
  3. Scented Candles, Aromatherapy Candles, Highly Scented and Long Burning Vintage Jar Soy Candles, Natural Organic Soy Wax Candles with Pure Essential Oil for Stress Relief Relaxation, Gifts for Women out of 5 stars
  4. The flame or the melted wax could burn you. Candle wax may even drip into your ear canal, clog the passage, and make you lose your hearing for a while. There are also reports of punctured eardrums.
  5. A company fittingly-named Creepy Candles is the author of these macabre candle designs, which look terrifyingly realistic. As the candle’s ‘fingertips’ burn down, crimson red wax oozes from the ‘wound,’ and eventually melts away to reveal a metal skeleton.
  6. Jun 15,  · The best part about candles with wooden wicks is that they crackle while burning—kind of like a fireplace—which is a pretty relaxing sound for most people. “It is absolutely romantic and unique,” wrote one shopper. “It filled my living room and reminded me of summer bonfires.”Author: Amina Lake Abdelrahman.
  7. Aug 29,  · Most candles are made of paraffin wax, which creates highly toxic benzene and toluene when burned (both are known carcinogens). In fact, the toxins released from paraffin candles are the same as those found in diesel fuel fumes.
  8. How Candles Burn All waxes are essentially hydrocarbons, which means they are largely composed of hydrogen (H) and carbon (C) atoms. When you light a candle, the heat of the flame melts the wax near the wick. This liquid wax is then drawn up the wick by capillary action.

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