Physical health is one of the most important aspects of our well-being. It is the measurement of our capability to defend ourselves against infection. Infection is the effect when bacteria, microbes or virus breeched our line of defense. On the other hand, infection's aftermath is what we called as disease. Its occurrence is the result of the damage our cells experienced and from this, we develop signs and symptoms of the illness. The illness that the body will experience is dependent to the type and kind of pathogen that invaded the body. Many symptoms may show such as rashes, headache or fever and these are the results of the actions done by our immune system. Interestingly, higher body temperature also mirrors the response of our immune system. By doing such, it is trying to alter our internal environment to kill the foreign bacteria. At the given moment, our antibodies are at work to get rid of the pathogen. As this happens, the foreign invader is underway to disrupting cell biological functions and killing our cells. Depending on the intensity and toxicity of the pathogen, the impact to our body will differ. At these days, conceited type of attitude could lead to undesirable happenstance such as acquiring sickness. The worst one would be the infamous Covid-19 from the coronavirus family of viruses. There are many ways to avoid this from happening and one of the best is through sanitizing your place. Now, there are many sanitizing agents you can use to achieve this but in this thread, we will discuss about the Lysol Disinfectant Spray Brand III.
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Lysol is a well-known brand that primarily focuses in health and hygiene products. Over the years, they have release many sanitary products that comes in different variants and uses. They produced potent ones ranging from disinfectant sprays, laundry sanitizers, multi-purpose cleaners, bathroom cleaners and even disinfecting wipes. Among in their line of disinfectant sprays is the Lysol Disinfectant Spray Brand III which comes in seven scents: Crisp Linen, Early Morning, Citrus Meadows, Spring Waterfall, Lemon Breeze, Cherry Blossom & Pomegranate, and Jasmine & Rain. This claims that it can kill 99.9% of molds, germs, viruses and mildew in seconds and also eliminates odors. What makes it as capable as that?
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Ethanol or Ethyl AlcoholEthanol, also called as ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol, is a transparent, colorless liquid that is the main ingredient in alcoholic drinks such as wine, beer and brandies. Because it can dissolve easily and quickly in water and other organic compounds, ethanol is also a component in a broad variety of products, from cosmetic and personal care products to coatings and adhesives to gasoline. Ethanol is good for eliminating pathogens such as bacteria, fungi and viruses, as well as being a primary ingredient in many household cleaners. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US suggests that hand sanitizers be used in cases where there is no soap and water. Practicing hand hygiene is also an effective way to help prevent COVID-19 from transmitting. Ethanol readily reacts with water and other organic compounds and provides an interesting solvent for use in lacquers, paints, and coatings, as well as hygiene products and cleaning materials for the household. Ethanol is also used as a preservative as an active ingredient to household chemicals, since it is efficacious in knocking out microbes that could present a risk to customers. Ethanol is extremely flammable, and should never be used near flames which are active. According to the CDC, inhalation of ethanol can cause breathing problems or headache.ButaneAt room temperature and standard atmospheric pressure (STP), butane is in a gaseous phase. Nonetheless, by reducing the temperature to -1 degree Celsius or increasing the ambient pressure with the propane tank it can be conveniently liquefied. Butane could burn to produce carbon dioxide and water vapor when there is oxygen present. Butane is also used in lighters as the fuel, since it can handle being heated up. Also because vapor pressure requirements for butane are comparatively lower, it is feasible and not harmful to position it in a small plastic containment vessel, like a lighter. The liquid rapidly changes into a gas as the pressure is released through the pipe, and is very readily released with the sufficient oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere. Several gasses damage plastic upon contact but butane is part of a group of hydrocarbons, which is a group of hydrogen and carbon-containing gasses that do not attack plastics; thus, making it ideal for use in plastic lighters.PropanePropane is a secure, convenient and handy way to power your day-to-day activities, from cooking food to keeping those pesky insects away. Propane emits far less greenhouse gases, carbon monoxide and other contaminants than the most prevalent energy sources; thus, making it a healthier substitute to use at home even with your family. The solution can be used in commercially classed propane furnaces and water heaters in large-scale applications. Propane, used in hospitals, factories, and industrial plants, is the clever and stable choice for large facilities with high energy demand. Propane has been used as a propellant which depends on the gas expansion to fire the content. Having a liquefied gas generates more shots per cylinder than that of a pressurized air. In many other household aerosol sprays, propane is used as a propellant, like air fresheners and shaving lotions.With the Ethanol concentration of 60%, you are sure to eliminate those unwanted guests on the surfaces of your house, specifically, Lysol Brand III listed the likes of empty garbage can, empty hampers, around toilet areas, on doorknobs, under sinks, in pert areas, in sick rooms and in diaper pails. Additionally, Lysol also mentioned the list of bacteria, virus and fungi it can kill with proper use. While it can kill lots of microorganism, ten family of it, let’s take a closer looks on E. coli, Salmonella and Rhinovirus as this is the most famous sickness-causing ones.
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E. coliEscherichia coli, or simply called as E. coli), are bacteria present in humans and animals intestines, atmosphere and food. E. Coli are a large and complex bacterial species. While most strains from E. Coli are generally harmless, other people can also get sick from it. Some types of E. Coli can induce diarrhea while others can cause infections of the urinary tract, respiratory problems, tuberculosis and other diseases.SalmonellaSalmonella is the strain of bacteria in the United States which is the most widely identified cause of food-related disease. You don't really see it or smell or even taste it. CDC reports that Salmonella strains trigger approximately 1.35 million infections, 26,500 hospital admissions and 420 fatalities every year in the United States. In most of these illnesses, food is the origin.RhinovirusThe common cold is caused by rhinovirus infections. This may also trigger certain ear infections, sore throats and sinus infections. They can also cause bronchiolitis and pneumonia but it is less likely. Rhinoviruses is easily transmitted from person to person. If a child with a rhinovirus infection has a stuffy nose, the fluid from her nose gets into her palms and from there into surfaces, items, and areas elsewhere.
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A lot more sicknesses can be triggered by many microorganisms that we can’t see. It is crucial in these times to be cautious and clean. While many products offer guaranteed safety to us, the consumers, it is important to always research and look in-depth to what the product is really is.Medical terminologies and concepts are cited for credibility purposes. Links are provided for reader's option of further reading.
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