1.Petrolatum Found In Breast Tumors
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are found in oil, coal and tar deposits as byproducts of fuel burning. Researchers June K.Dunnick, Michael R.Elwell, James Huff and J.Carl Barrett of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC also found that PAHs were found in the mutated genes of test animals with mammary gland cancer.
2. Petroleum and Mineral Oil are Linked to Estrogen Dominance
Estrogen dominance is a common condition in which sufferers have a high effect of estrogen, with little to no progesterone to balance its effects in the body. Petroleum-based products are classified as xenoestrogen, a potent “estrogen mimic”, and their action may be much more potent than natural estrogen that can leads to undesirable symptoms of hyperestrogen in women
Petroleam products, as xenoestrogen can also affects the fetus of pregnant women and nursing mothers. Xenoestrogens are administered directly to babies through the use of petroleum jelly and baby oil. Mineral oil products also lead to estrogen dominance in men, low sperm count, low sex drive, testicular and prostate cancers.
Estrogen dominance related conditions in men and women