This Huggaroo item is another great heat wrap coming from a company that has a great brand recognition. Of the microwaveable heating pads and wraps, this wrap’s level of heating is on a whole other level. This wrap is designed ergonomically, taking the contours and shapes of the body, giving a soothing and relaxing effect. This comes filled with heat absorbing clay and flax seeds, giving a soothing massaging effect, and retains heat for far longer than any other neck heating wraps. That is why this wrap is providing relief from pains and aches efficiently. Not only that, the herbal herbs also provide an aromatherapy never before experienced. The concoction of its lavender, lemongrass, peppermint and chamomile essential oils gives this an aromatic fragrance while the heat wrap heats up in both conditions. Also, while being hot or cold, this wrap emits out a fragrance that soothes the mind and body together, this also gives a pleasant relief from the pains efficiently and effectively.
Heating pads have been used for relieving pains from cramps, spasms, flexes, and injuries or inflammations due to muscle soreness or tenseness since ancient times. They can also be used to warm the beds’ underside before going off to sleep for a relaxing and warming sleep. However, before jumping off to find and buy any kind of neck wraps, knowing the advantages and disadvantages of a microwaveable heating pad is necessary. For instance, you need to know what heating pad or wrap to buy for your suitable needs first. These come in different varieties and have different materials, settings and even additional features, which is why it can be easily overwhelming for a user to get confused about what they came looking for and if the one that they have chosen is a suitable heating pad for their needs. Thus, it is advisable to know what to look for before buying and not get lost out there. Here are a few things that you should know before buying one.
- Dry vs Moist heat
Heat pads come in many varieties, but one main difference is that they can be dry or moist heat pads; dry heat wraps and pads offer a dry and intense condensed heat to the muscles penetrating deeper into the body, while the moist heat pads have a cover to dampen the heat a little which can lessen the heat but give a more relaxing therapeutic session. Both are great, but dry ones are better for the more painful areas while the moist ones are great for relaxation.
- The features of the wrap cover
The material in which the heat wrap comes in can be washable and non-washable. Washable heat wraps come with a cover, usually fleece that allow it to be washed if necessary. The non-washable covers are usually for a one-time use heat pad, or if it is non-washable then you just wipe it yourself.
- Heat or Cold Therapy: The neck wrap comes filled with heat absorbing clay beads and flax seeds inside it, and one just needs to heat it in the microwave for 2 or 3 minutes or cool it in the freezer to get the desired hot or cold deep penetrating therapeutic treatment, which melts away the pain and tenseness easily and quickly.
- Herbal Aromatherapy: Along with the heat absorbing clay beads and flax seeds, the wrap comes also filled with herbal herbs, such as lavender, peppermint and chamomile, which release scents every time the wrap is heated providing a soothing and relaxing aromatherapy. You have to fill it with the herbal concoction that you choose too, so you can add some other aromatherapy oils of your choosing.
- Soft beautiful, luxurious and ergonomic design, with a soft material making it much more comfortable and relaxing.
- The herbal aromatherapy is great.
- It has enough size to cover the neck and give it great hot nor cold therapy.
- Being a microwaveable heat pad, you need at least 2 to 3 minutes for it to change temperature, which mean it takes time for it to get hot or cold enough.
The heat wrap offers quite a lot of features, such as aromatherapy along with its heating clay, flax seeds and the herbal herbs. This heat wrap does wonders on pains and aches, soothing and relaxing them as quickly as it can. The heat wrap comes in an ergonomic design, is also pleasing to the eyes and comfortable to touch. This is a highly recommended product!