We’ve reported on why baby bottles are dangerous for boys. Now we’ve discovered another danger for growing boys: tea tree oil. Tea tree oil is a substance from Australia that is found in drinks, lotions and shampoos commonly sold in health food stores. Doctors have discovered that it can lead to gynecomastia (male breast enlargement) in boys. This condition sends more men to plastic surgeons that almost any other problem. Lavender oil can also cause this condition.
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