Did you know, mold exposure is associated with:

  • More colds,
  • Respiratory infections
  • Lung infections such as aspergillosis
  • Eye,
  • Skin Infections
  • Fevers
  • Depression
  • Headaches

Mould thrives in damp and humid conditions, worse if the area is not well ventilated.

Mould is toxic and can cause illness, Asthma, and allergies, for a start.

Mould will damage the structures of homes and buildings.

If you suspect that your health has been affected by mold, your local Naturopath can help.

 How can I remove mold from my house?

Firstly what won’t work?

Cleaners such as bleach and ammonia only make the spores invisible.

What works?

  • On hard surfaces fabrics and upholstery – A quarter of a teaspoon oil of cloves mixed with one liter of water then lightly sprayed onto the mold. Thief’s blend of essential oils which includes cloves is even more powerful.
  • On leather – A quarter teaspoon of oil of cloves mixed with 250ml of baby oil, apply two drops and wipe over leather.
  • To prevent mound in cupboards – hang six pieces of chalk with a ribbon in the cupboard to absorb moisture.
  • To prevent mold on books – lay a line of chalk sticks behind the books to absorb the moisture.
  • To remove mold- Seven parts vinegar and three parts water applied with a microfibre cloth or use oil of cloves.

About the Author:

Sharon is our resident Naturopath at Cranbourne Family Chiropractic and Wellness Ctr. She was introduced to Naturopathy as eighteen when her mother dragged her to get treatment for a variety of health problems. What began as a desire to understand and support her own health has morphed into a passion to help others live their healthiest lives possible.
After seven years of training, Sharon is a fully qualified Naturopath. She draws upon years of wisdom and experience to carefully assess your current situation and explain your treatment choices.
Sharon says: “With the right information a customized naturopathic care plan can be created to fit your situation and lifestyle. The holistic approach fosters wellbeing and puts your health back into your hands. That’s empowering!”

Category: Naturopathy

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