To answer What kind of paraffin wax should be used first we do need to understand what paraffin wax is. In previous articles we described paraffin wax as: Generally, paraffin wax is unbranched alkanes that Solid at ambient temperature and have melting point range of 52 to 70 degree Celsius.
Further, they are Thermoplastic in nature and insoluble in water. Paraffin wax is soluble in ether, benzene, and certain esters. Most of chemicals do not affect paraffin wax. Burning readily is another characteristic of paraffin wax.
The only paraffin wax grade can be used in paraffin wax Therapy is FULLY REFINED paraffin wax. Fully refined grade paraffin wax must be food grade and have FDA approval.