Warm paraffin is used extensively to soften dry, cracked skin by drawing moisture from within the body to the surface. hands, feet, face or elbows are left feeling soft and appearing more youthful looking. therabath units are hand-assembled ensuring that each and every one leaves the factory durable, safe, and reliable. each unit is shipped with: 6lbs (6 1lb bags) of therabath professional refill paraffin, 1 plastic grille, 1 lid with integrated handle, 1 iec receptacle hospital-grade, operator's manual, limited lifetime warranty. for over 90 years paraffin moist heat therapy has been used to relieve pain, inflammation and stiffness caused by arthritis as well. a form of thermotherapy, paraffin treatments effectively increase blood flow to aid in rehabilitation, or to warm an area of the body prior to other therapies or exercise. the therabath professional paraffin bath is usa made to fda class ii medical device standards.