Paraffin wax has been shown to treat conditions like arthritis and
fibromyalgia among others. A wax treatment acts as a type of
thermotherapy, or heat therapy, that helps treat these conditions by
increasing blood flow, relaxing muscles and reducing stiffness in joints.
What is paraffin wax?
Paraffin wax is a white or colorless soft, solid wax. It‚s made from
It‚s often used in skin-softening salon and treatments on the hands,
cuticles, and feet because it‚s colorless, tasteless, and odorless. It can
also be used to provide pain relief to sore joints and muscles.
What are the benefits of paraffin wax?
Paraffin has cosmetic and therapeutic benefits.
Cosmetically, paraffin wax is often applied to the hands and feet. The wax
is a natural emollient, helping make skin supple and soft. When applied to
the skin, it adds moisture and continues to boost the moisture levels of
the skin after the treatment is complete.
It can also help open pores and remove dead skin cells. That may help make
the skin look fresher and feel smoother.