- FIRST APPROACH: Starting with 3 lbs organic beeswax
Organic beeswax melted in a slow cooker with a bit of shea butter added to lower the melting point to a temperature my hands can tolerate
Therapeutic wax treatment… warm and soothing. After dipping my hands in the warmed wax several times, I usually place my hands in a large plastic bag and cover with a blanket to retain the heat for 10 minutes or so.
- SECOND APPROACH: Beeswax and shea butter blend, shown here in solid form at room temperature after just lighting the tea light candle
The wax blend melts quickly by the flame of the tea light candle
Preparing to apply the wax blend to a few small spots of psoriasis that I have had for over six months. After just one application of the wax, the spots diminished considerably, so now I periodically reapply the beeswax blend to continue the healing