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The Benefits of Paraffin Wax for Hands, Feet and Body
Paraffin Wax for Hands, Feet and Body

It is vital to know that paraffin wax is a delightful way to relax those tired hands, feet and body. If you haven’t tried it yet, you can enjoy this process as a beauty treatment or for medical relief.  Prior to the paraffin wax treatment, make sure to inform the salon, spa, hospital or clinic about your health condition so that you will benefit more from the process.


Softening the hands is one of the advantages of paraffin wax treatment.  Aside from that, there are numerous benefits that can be achieved in this relaxing procedure.  Those who are suffering from arthritis would primarily be given relief from pain.  The release of heat aids to soothe painful areas as well as it would help moisturize dry feet and hands. Paraffin wax has many uses.

  

Paraffin wax also aids to increase blood flow and relax muscles.  Aside from arthritis, this wax can also be used to bring relief for fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis.  Furthermore, individuals suffering from scleroderma can benefit from paraffin wax treatment.  This disease is related to the buildup of collagen on the skin. The heat minimizes inflammation and alleviates pains and aches due to arthritis, strains and stress of the muscles.


How Heated Paraffin Wax Works?

The treatment for this is by heating the paraffin wax with the use of a sterile container. The feet or hands are then immersed in the wax, whereby the wax liquefies when heated.  The liquid wax is then utilized in painful areas of the body. Those who want to release some toxins from the body will immensely benefit from this procedure. Immersing the hands and feet onto the paraffin wax will allow the pores to be opened which in turn toxins and dirt will be released. Similarly, the wax cools benefitting the skin.  The treatment area is cleansed, exfoliated,  antibacterial treated, and moisturized. 

To enhance the therapeutic benefits Paraffin wax treatment can be enhanced by using some essential oils.  Moreover, the heated wax can also be a valuable cure of cellulite.


The High Heat Capacity of Paraffin Wax

Paraffin wax is capable of absorbing and retaining a big amount of heat.  The high heat capacity of this wax has been discovered to do the process called heat transfer.  Technically, the heat is moved to the core of the disturbed area as paraffin melts. More heat is retained after the paraffin becomes liquid. Whenever the foot or hand is immersed onto it, the paraffin immediately changes into solid surrounding the dipped area.  Heat fusion is the term used when the heat is given off.

Therabath Paraffin treatment along with a massage is an effective means of applying deep heat for pain and stiffness relief.  The warm paraffin aids in the softening of the skin as well.  "Therabath”, a warm paraffin wax treatment that is drug-free, versatile and fast acting which offers heat therapy for various applications. Used in hospitals and clinics,  Therabath soothes chronic arthritis joint pain, relaxes stiff muscles, increases range of motion and relieves dryness from repeated hand-washing.  Also, it can be used in therapeutic massage, for overworked hands, for overly dry skin, and for facials.