Holy smoke

日期:2019-03-06 10:20:14 作者:闻累音 阅读:

By Clodagh O'Brien THE sweet smell of incense could be bad for your health. Burning incense, a popular meditative and medicinal aid often used by Buddhists, Hindus and Christians in their homes and places of worship, exposes people to dangerous levels of smoke laden with cancer-causing chemicals. Levels of one chemical believed to cause lung cancer were 40 times higher in a badly ventilated temple in Taiwan than in houses where people smoke tobacco. Incense burning also creates more pollution than road traffic at a local intersection. “We truly hope that incense burning brings only spiritual comfort,