Paraffin wax is very much classified as chemical preservative which is widely used in fruits, vegetables, candies etc to make them shiny and pretty which would also look very attractive. Paraffin wax retards to moisture loss and on the other hand protects it from getting spoilt. These waxes are made using vegetable oil, palm oil derivatives, and synthetic resins as well as other materials. The material which is commonly used is chocolates in which this paraffin wax is mixed very well. Sometime's paraffin wax is also called as baker's wax or canning wax which is readily available at grocery shops where canning jars are available.
Paraffin wax has many uses of which the one includes paraffin wax bath therapy which involves submersion of aching hand, foot or elbow into a container containing melted by which the person gets some relief and also a place where he relaxes a bit. The use of this paraffin wax can be effectively done for curing for arthritis, joint pains as it brings relief to muscle which ache or pain and is recommended for older people who mostly are prone to these problems.
In simple language paraffin wax is solid form of paraffin which is a specific type of alkanes hydrocarbon as paraffin wax is used for various application most notably is found in candles. Paraffin wax is edible and has no taste or scent and in spa's this paraffin wax is used for skin treatment which makes the skin soft. Paraffin wax is separated from crude oil during the production lubricating oils. Semi refined paraffin wax are white in color are odorless, tasteless and also is used for electrical industries cable filling compounds. This paraffin wax acts as a sort of heat sink during the day as it stores a great deal of heat which is added to drywell when the drywall is created. The common examples of paraffin wax are chocolates and candies are used to give a shiny coating as it also stops wax moisture leaving the coated candy unspoilt.