11/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Do 'Natural' And 'Botanical' Mean Safer?

Containing substances such as neem tree oil and leaf or bark extract, cinnamon oil, chamomile and calendula, these products may indeed send Johnny or Janey off to school smelling fresh as daisy patches, but we continue to wonder why the words "natural" and "botanical" are so often read as de facto safer.

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