Proper hygiene is critical for achieving and maintaining optimal health. It is in fact, as fundamental to improve your immune system as diet and exercise are.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), washing and drying your hands are the most important hygiene measures in preventing the spread of infection.
The skin is the largest organ in the body, and one of the most complex. It is a vital part of the immune system. Cross infection spreads due to routine and intimate physical contact.
Proper hand hygiene is the most important, simplest and least expensive means of preventing nosocomial infections and the spread of microbial infections. Proper hand washing with appropriate quantity of disinfectant, removes more than 90 percent of the transient, i.e. superficial flora including all or most contaminants.