This Is Why You Need To Stop Using Vaseline! - Page 2 of 3 -


This Is Why You Need To Stop Using Vaseline!


body from gaining any bene×t from the substance. A 2011 study found strong evidence that the mineral oil hydrocarbons Vaseline contains are “the greatest contaminant of the human body.”

2. It Promotes Collagen

Breakdown Due to the barrier that petroleum jelly creates on the skin, it blocks the skin’s ability to breathe and absorb nutrients. This can cause the skin to pull the moisture and nutrients it needs from within, leading to collagen breakdown.

3. It Can Lead To Estrogen

Dominance Estrogen dominance occurs when the body has high levels of estrogen and low levels of progesterone. It has been linked to infertility, menstrual problems, allergies and autoimmune problems. Petroleum jelly contains chemicals called xenoestrogens which are believed to increase estrogen problems

4. It Can Cause Pneumonia

Although rare, a condition known as lipid pneumonia can occur when small amounts of petroleum jelly are inhaled

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