Paraffin therapy for colds at home
In paraffin therapy procedures, only liquid, melted paraffin, which is applied to the skin sections in the form of applications. It is not necessary to fear the high paraffin temperature, possessing the property of low thermal conductivity, paraffin gives heat very slow and small portions, so it is completely safe. During the procedure, in the layers of the skin of heat paraffin, the temperature is raised by 1, 5-2 degrees. Uniform, slow warming, entails a number of beneficial and interrelated reactions. Intercellular gaps are expanding, the top layer of the skin softens, the pores of the skin opens, the sweating increases. Paraffin is very well to isolate the skin area on which the resulting moisture does not evaporate, but re-absorbed into the skin, restoring the water balance. And for cosmetics, paraffin is used precisely because of its properties of effective skin moisturizing. Due to an increase in skin temperature, blood flow rises. This contributes to the rapid regeneration of tissues and healing wounds, improving the work of the joints. Thanks to these properties, paraffin therapy has been widely used in medicine, in the treatment of colds, diseases of the joints, various injuries.
Paraffin’s ability to decrease in the amount of cooling, another distinguishing property of paraffin. the effect «squeezing» paraffin actions are achieved in 25-30 minutes. Paraffin layer, cooling, covers all nearby fabrics, which contributes to skin smoothing. In cosmetology, such «stretching» The property of paraffin is applied in the fight against the female edema, but almost always the paraffin therapy procedure is carried out not as an independent procedure, but as «top cover» Masks. On the main layer of cream or a lotion of the containing collagen, a layer of paraffin is applied. Due to the thermal action, the active components of the cream are better penetrated into the deep layers of the skin, due to the expanded intercellular intervals.
The procedure for conducting paraffin therapy at home is very easy and understood. First of all, paraffin is needed, which can be purchased at the pharmacy or in the beauty salon specializing in these procedures. Consider both the nuance that one procedure is required on average 2 kilograms of paraffin. Paraffin piece in enameled dishes and sweeping on a water bath. Avoid water from the paraffin substance. The skin before the paraffin therapy procedure must be prepared. Experience the skin with a scrub, and after the place of the applixation of paraffin, apply a moisturizing cream playing «Main mask». Before applying, check the paraffin temperature on the back of the hand to exclude the possibility of burn. Despite the fact that the burns of paraffin phenomenon is rare, it is better to be restrained and check the temperature of the heated substance. If you spend parafinotherapy procedure for hand brushes, you must put the hand in the paraffin to the wrist level, after 10 seconds to pull out and again omit in the bath. So repeat 5-8 times, until the brush is covered with a thick layer of paraffin, then wrap the hand with a layer of polyethylene and on top to dress a mitten. After about 25-30 minutes, remove the mittens and polyethylene, and paraffin remove in the direction from the wrist to the fingers. Paraffin therapy for stop is carried out by the same scheme.
When conducting paraffin therapy on the field of the person, it should be borne in mind that after the first layer of paraffin applied to the face, a thin gauze napkin is put on top, another 4-5 layers are applied, and after 20 minutes it is necessary to remove the mask, heading from the neck to the forehead. Using the used paraffin makes no sense, as it loses its useful properties, so for a new procedure, you will need a new portion of paraffin. Paraffin successfully used in the treatment of colds.
How are paraffin therapy for colds in the domestic conditions?
As a rule, a very frequent symptom of a cold is a runny nose. In this case, the procedure for warming the nose of paraffin is well helped. To do this, heat the paraffin on the water bath (in no case do not heate the paraffin on the open fire, it can explode). Rolled in 3-4 layers of a gauze napkin to impregnate with paraffin, put in polyethylene and overtake a piece of flannel tissue. This compress must be attached to the nose area. When cooking, it is desirable to use medical paraffin that is sold in a pharmacy. When the compress is cooled, add more hot paraffin to the compress and repeat the procedure within 20 minutes. The procedure is recommended for the night, the nasal sinuses warm up well and the next day will come to improve the state.
When treating cough, it is effective to warm the legs with paraffin. Gauze compress with paraffin, superimposed on the feet feet and covered with a blanket. When coughing in children, it is recommended to apply appliques with hot paraffin on the back area. Previously, on the back of the child should put a diaper. Melted paraffin is placed in a rolled in several layers of gauze, and superimposed on the back of the child and hide the blanket. The procedure lasts up to the cooling of paraffin.
But do not forget that, like any thermal procedure, the use of paraffin therapy has its own number of contraindications. It is not recommended to use thermal procedures with paraffin to people suffering from elevated arterial pressure, with infectious diseases, in the presence of diabetes, varicose veins, angina, open wounds. For the absence of all these contraindications, you can use the wonderful properties of paraffin for the benefit of your beauty and health. The parafinotherapy procedure is easy and universal, it can be carried out on any part of the body, and you can make it in any beauty salon or at home.