What is Amber and Hazelwood?
Baltic Amber is derived from fossilized tree resin and comes in array of colors and shapes. It's active ingredient is succinic acid, which is a natural pain reliever and anti-inflammatory agent. Once it is warmed against your skin, the acid is sent directly to the bloodstream where it heals and strengthens the immune system. These positive effects all work wonders for soothing inflamed areas, get rid of drooling by stimulating the thyroid gland and treat autoimmune disorders. Wounds healing is accelerated, respiratory conditions are cared for, and a variety of infections are eliminated all by the use of amber.
Hazelwood originates from the branches of Corylus cornuta, a widespread indigenous type of bush that grows throughout Canada. The wonders of Hazelwood doesnt stop even after harvesting the twigs; it continues to flourish even after pruning. Hazelwood is also a powerful anti-inflammatory agent with the added benefit that it is rich in antioxidants. It works best for those with skin issues, digestive complications and oral pain. The most notable effects of Hazelwood is that is can stabilize the acid-base balance of the body by maintaining the pH. Excess acid contained in the body is drawn out and absorbed into the wood.
Are They Safe?
Since Amber and Hazelwood are all-natural, they do not contain any harmful ingredients that could harm the body. They also do not cause any adverse side effects even if it is worn all day. In regards to Amber, the knots made prior to and after every bead is the most notable safety feature. Loosening this knots or breaking the jewelry is virtually impossible because of this and it eliminates the risk of choking in younger kids. Baltic Essentials Amber necklaces and bracelets are held firmly by the clasp attached to it. Like amber, hazelwood jewelry is attached by secured clasps that prevent the beads or any small part from breaking free. The wire is extremely strong so even if tension were to be applied, the thread will remain intact, preventing beads from falling out. Both amber and hazelwood should be taken off the neck of a baby in order to prevent choking, but either may be worn on the arm or ankle of a child.
Amber and Hazelwood have their own list of benefits although they also have similar effects that can be used for certain conditions. For example, the pair are excellent anti-inflammatory agents. However, the properties, although similar, are still different and a certain condition may be more effective with one than the other. It helps knowing the what problem you have to determine what will work best. Knowing that, it is hard to say one works better than the other. Typically, one or the other is sufficient enough to get the job done. Still, there is a definite enhanced difference if you choose to use both amber and Baltic Essentials Hazelwood together to achieve pain relieve from teething. Baltic Essentials sells authentic amber and hazelwood that will last you for months after your purchase.