Monday, August 25, 2008

Another Reason To Hate Patchouli and the People Who Like Patchouli

Burning incense linked to respiratory cancers

Mon Aug 25, 2008 3:18pm EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Burning incense may create a sweet scent, but regularly inhaling the smoke could put people at risk of cancers of the respiratory tract, researchers reported Monday.
Full Article Here.

Ok, I actually like incense. I loved the stuff they burn in the Buddhist temples when I was in Thailand and brought a whole bunch back with me (still not sure what it is...can't read Thai). I don't burn it all the time. Maybe once a week or so. That should be ok...right?

1 comment:

Anastasia said...

I guess I'm only about once a week as well. When I was studying for the bar, I had the Nag Champa burning non-stop.