Paraffin Therapy

Paraffin Therapy

 

the use of melted paraffin for therapeutic purposes. Carefully purified and completely dehydrated white, medicinal paraffin is applied to the skin in layers, in topically applied baths, or in the form of pliable-paraffin dressings. Hot paraffin imparts its heat to the body very slowly and thus helps to improve blood circulation and nutrition in the tissues; it also intensifies metabolism and promotes resorption of chronic inflammatory focuses. The indications and contraindications for paraffin therapy are the same as for heat therapy in general. Paraffin is also used in cosmetics.

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